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Profile | Melbourne Sinfonia

Since 1990 Melbourne Sinfonia performs regular concerts featuring music from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern repertoire. We are an Auxiliary of the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne a…

Profile | Pianist: Kathy Selby

Hailed by the Australian press as a ‘formidable talent’ and most recently, ‘Australia’s pre-eminent chamber music pianist’, Miss Selby is the Artistic Director of both the popular nationally touring S…

Profile | Selby & Friends

The Selby & Friends Media reviews include the phrases “performances to be treasured”, “the series is full of gems”, “these musicians set a high, consistent and thoro…

Profile | Bach in the Dark

In July 2008, I went to visit a school in western NSW as part of a music programme I run for the Australian Children’s Music Foundation. On one very chilly morning I went into the year four class and …

Profile | Cellist: Rachel Scott

Rachel Scott studied with David Pereira in Canberra and Robert Cohen in London. She has played as a soloist and chamber musician in the United Kingdom, Serbia, Albania, Finland, Hungary and Germany. S…

Profile | Australian Haydn Ensemble

The Australian Haydn Ensemble (AHE) was formed in late 2011 and launched its first subscription season in 2012. AHE has rapidly claimed a place among Australia’s finest orchestras and chamber music gr…

Profile | Violinist: Skye McIntosh

She has a wide range of experience with historical performance having worked with many distinguished baroque/classical specialist performers such as Catherine Mackintosh, Stefano Montinari, Neal Peres…

Profile | Frank Pam

Frank Pam came to Australia from Vienna as a small child. He graduated M.A., B.Ed. from the University of Melbourne and has had a varied career in education and music for over 40 years. From an early …

Profile | Melbourne Musicians

The Melbourne Musicians, founded by Frank Pam in 1975, comprises leading freelance players, including string teachers at Melbourne’s foremost private schools, and advanced students from institutions s…

Profile | Pianist: Kristian Chong

His competition successes include the Symphony Australia Young Performers Award (keyboard) and the Australian National Piano Award. Concerto highlights have included Rachmaninoff 3rd with the Sydney S…

Profile | Pianist: Brieley Cutting

Brieley is a pianist, student and piano teacher as well as being Artistic Director of DeClassified Music. She was also Artistic Director of the Commercial Road Chamber Music Series (2011/12), the prec…

Profile | Soprano: Sarah Ann Walker

Sarah Ann Walker, a New Zealand Soprano, was a Young Artist with Pacific Opera where she performed 1st Lady from Mozart’s The Magic Flute in the 2011 production, and previously a Young Artist with NBR…

Profile | Harpsichord: Diana Weston

Diana Weston is a musician and doctor living in Sydney. Since gaining her Masters in Music in 2008 with a study of harpsichord continuo styles, she has been involved with many musical activities and p…

Profile | DeClassified Music

DeClassified Music (DCM) has grown from the Commercial Road Chamber Music Series (CRCMS) and is an One of DeClassified Music’s main aims is to bring different audiences and musicians together through …

Profile | Cellist: Thomas Rann

Sydney-based cellist, Thomas Rann is Artistic Director and Cellist of Australia Quartet, UTS Piano Quartet in Residence. Following studies in the UK (Guildhall School), Switzerland (International Menu…

Profile | Guarist: Karin Schaupp

Karin Schaupp is one of the most outstanding guitarists on the international scene, her playing hailed by the German press as “so perfect, so complete, that it seems like a miracle”. In her teens she …

Profile | Violinist: Myee Clohessy

Myee began learning the violin at the age of ten with Ernest Llewellyn, OBE. Within eight years she had won 1st Prize at the QYO National Youth Concerto Competition and had joined the Australian Chamb…

Profile | Viola: Stefan Duwe

Stefan started playing at the age of six with Hedwig Thierfelder in Osnabruck, Germany. His teachers include Marcel Charpentier, Konrad Grahe and Emile Cantor. Stefan completed his Bachelor of Music i…

Profile | Violinist: Kerry Martin

Kerry Martin currently works with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra and casually with the Sydney Symphony. Kerry received a . She was the First Prize Winner of the New Zealand National Concert…

Profile | Cellist: Rowena Macneish

Rowena Macneish is currently a contracted member of the Sydney Symphony cello section, a position she has held since participating in their Fellowship Program in 2005. After graduating from the Sydney…

Profile | Viola: Shelley Soerensen

Soerensen is performing regularly with the Australian Opera Ballet Orchestra, and has performed as Principal Violist on numerous occasions. Shellley also performs with the Australian Brandenburg Orche…

Profile | Clarinetist: Megan Clune

Megan Alice Clune is a freelance clarinetist and writer from Sydney, Australia. Megan is the editor of World’s Only magazine, a magazine about contemporary art and music and the MUSICAL ALASKA concert…

Profile | Pianist: Simon Tedeschi

Simon Tedeschi is quite often described by respected critics and musical peers as “one of the finest artists in the world” making the young pianist’s mark on music both undeniable and admirable. Renow…

Profile | Violinist: Lisa Stewart

Born in Sydney, Lisa began playing the violin at the age of five with Suzuki teacher Hiroko Primrose. She continued with Yasuki Nakamura, performing solos throughout Australia and represented Suzuki A…

Profile | Viol: Laura Vaughan

Following her return from studies at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague in 2004, she has established an active performing career encompassing a wide range of solo and chamber repertoire across Austra…

Profile | Clarinet: David Rowden

David studied clarinet with Francesco Celata from the age of eleven. He played in the Sydney Sinfonia and Sydney Youth Orchestra before being awarded a scholarship to study at the Royal Academy of Mus…

Monika Kornel

Monika performs regularly as both soloist and continuo player with a number of well known ensembles and orchestras including the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Willoughby Orchestra, SBS Orchestra, the St …

Sally Whitwell

Antipodean creative Sally Whitwell is a pianist, composer, conductor and educator whose primary purpose is to Keep Classical Music Friendly. She’s equally happy performing solo recitals on concert pla…

Profile | Rivendell Recital Series

Following the ongoing success of “Opera Night at Rivendell” concerts, we are delighted to bring you Rivendell Recital Series, a high quality music initiative which was established in 2013. This will i…

Grace Kim

Australian pianist Grace Kim is active as a soloist, chamber musician, and teacher. She has performed with the major symphony orchestras of Australia, Belgium, Turkey, Russia and Ukraine, and won nume…

Profile | Seraphim Trio

Founded in 1994, Seraphim Trio is celebrated for the vitality and intelligence of its music-making. Alongside its acclaimed subscription series, Seraphim Trio is regularly invited to music festivals t…

Profile | Sirius Chamber Ensemble

As friends and fellow freelance colleagues we had many discussions about getting together to perform some of the big chamber works for wind and strings and so Sirius Chamber Ensemble was formed in 201…

Profile | Flinders Quartet

Flinders Quartet is instantly recognisable as one as Australia’s most loved chamber music ensembles. A quartet for the twenty-first century, Flinders continues their second decade with acknowled…

Profile | Australia Piano Quartet

Mission is to concurrently champion contemporary Australian composers, breathe new life into rarely performed masterpieces & present the best-loved works of the piano quartet canon to both new &#…

Zoe Knighton

Zoe Knighton began cello studies at the age of nine and has since made a career as a pedagogue, chamber musician and soloist. In 2008, Zoe founded the Melbourne Chamber Feast as a biannual festival, a…

Anthony Albrecht

Anthony is a young Australian cellist. He is studying geography at Sydney University and as I too have a geography degree, I feel a greater desire to support him! Here is a sample of his beautiful art…

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