Review: Oliver Shermacher – Prodigious talent and poise

Oliver Shermacher, virtuoso clarinet player and Willoughby Symphony Orchestra’s 2020 Artist in Residence, certainly had an esteemed audience at his recent concert… two guest reviewers, Claire Edwardes  (percussionist, highly regarded in the Australian new music scene) and Andrew Howes (Sydney-based…

 
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 series, a monthly night of contemporary music at…

 
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 Music, where he won the Geoffrey Hawkes…

 
Ian Sykes

Ian Sykes studied at the University of Newcastle with Margery Smith, graduating with a Bachelor of Music (first class honours). Subsequent studies have included a Master of Music (performance) degree with Catherine McCorkill at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and…