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Monash Chamber Music Festival

29 July @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST

$20 – $30

Tickets: $30 Full, $20 Concession (covers all concerts and masterclasses during the festival).

You are invited to a day of performances and masterclasses with Australia’s leading chamber musicians! Performances by leading Australian ensembles and artists including Duo Chamber Melange, Fidelio Quartet, Melbourne Brass Trio, Songmakers Australia, Sutherland Trio and Trio Anima Mundi.

Masterclasses by Samuel Dunscombe (woodwind/clarinet), Kenji Fujimura (piano), Lisa Grosman (viola), Roman Ponomariov (brass/french horn), Merlyn Quaife (soprano), Elizabeth Sellars (violin) and Tamara Smolyar (piano).

After masterclasses and performances wrap up, join us for the finals of the Waverley Eisteddford Recital section of the 2018 Monash Youth Music Festival, from 7-9pm. Registrations for masterclasses, as well as general tickets are on sale now!

Concert Schedule

12:30 – Registrations

Concert 1
1:00 – Welcome
1:15 – The Sutherland Trio
1:30 – Fidelio Quartet
1:45 – Trio Anima Mundi

Concert 2
2:30 – Duo Chamber Melange
3:00 – Melbourne Brass Trio
3:15 – Songmakers Australia

Concert 3
4:00 – Blackwood Ensemble and Sam Dunscombe
4:30 – Merlyn Quaife, James Dong and Roger Heagney

4:45 – 5:30 Panel Discussion chaired by Joel Crotty

7:00 – Monash Youth Music Festival Recital Finals


Masterclass Schedule

Masterclass Session 1: 2:30-3:30pm
Lisa Grosman (viola / strings)
Kenji Fujimura (piano)
Sam Dunscombe (clarinet / woodwind)

Masterclass Session 2: 3:45 – 4:45pm
Elizabet Sellars (violin / strings)
Tamara Smolyar (piano)
Svetlana Bogosavljevic (cello / strings)

Masterclass Session 3: 5:00 – 6:00pm
Roman Ponomariov (brass)
Merlyn Quaife (voice)

*Please note, masterclasses are open to musicians AMEB Grade 6 or equivalent and above.



Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
55 Scenic Boulevard, Monash University
Clayton, VIC 3168 Australia
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