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Arioso Chamber Ensemble demo recording

This group has been performing together for a few years now, and last year in the midst of a busy series of concerts we managed to record this demo of an aria from one of our favourite colections of music … Continue reading

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AUSTA National Conference 2015

I’m honoured to be giving a presentation on Baroque style at the AUSTA Australian Strings Association) conference in July. This event is not only for strings teachers, performers and instrument makers, but for students too. Click here for a flyer with … Continue reading

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All the fun of the Faire

In spite of the threat of wet weather, on Saturday the sky was blue, perfect for an afternoon out at theGold Coast Renaissance Faire. However, I think many people were still cleaning up after the deluge the night before, so … Continue reading

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Gold Coast Renaissance Faire 2015

There’s nothing quite like the sound of a consort of crumhorns! Once again, the Early Music Qld Consort will be performing at the Gold Coast Renaissance Faire. We’ll also be playing recorders, strings, percussion and serpent. This year, we’ll also … Continue reading

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Brisbane Baroque Festival

I’m excited to be part of this event, playing in the orchestra for Handel’s opera “Faromondo” and Purcell’s “Dido & Aeneas”. Lot’s of notes for the fiddles in the Handel – in fact, at over three hours, it’s a bit … Continue reading

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Early Music workshop

Together with Patrice Connelly, I”l be presenting a fun, informative workshop exploring early string playing techniques (viola da gamba & baroque strings), and ensemble repertoire -viol fantasias and baroque dance styles – and much more. Suitable for both those new … Continue reading

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Venus & Adonis – Pepusch – Saturday 23 November, 2.00pm; Tuesday 26 November, 6:30pm

It’s not till November, but since that time of the year usually becomes frantically busy, here’s a heads-up to put these dates in the diary if you’re in Brisbane! The Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence for the History of … Continue reading

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This term …

Like most musicians, I balance performing music with teaching. For me this is an essential part of being a musician – passing on the skills I’ve learned, and sharing my love of music with the next generation. The wonderful thing … Continue reading

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AUSTA Stringendo magazine

The latest edition of the AUSTA (Australian Strings Association) national journal Stringendo is packed full of articles and reviews to do with Baroque Performance, including a short article on playing from facsimilies by yours truly. If you’re interested in receiving … Continue reading

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The fiddler

A new musical challenge for me recently has been to record some violin backing tracks for my colleague Michael Whiticker who runs the SoundSpace studio just outside Brisbane. It’s a bit daunting – chord charts, a vocal line and accompaniment, … Continue reading

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