Carissa Bonner
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Carissa Bonner is a recent convert back to classical music after many years devoted to other styles of music. She played violin and piano during school, and now works as a researcher in psychology and public health to fund live music experiences and travel adventures.

Selby and Friends, Confessions of a Romantic

If I’d known Turramurra Uniting Church was such a popular venue I would have arrived a little earlier to see pianist Kathryn Selby play with two talented Finnish musicians: Vesa-Matti Leppänen on violin and Timo-Veikko Valve on cello. There was…

Classical Clubbing at The Standard

After a decade of violin and piano lessons during school, I found myself more interested in loud rock festivals than classical music for most of my twenties. But in recent years I’ve been drawn to more complicated and progressive music,…