7 Results for group: violin

Matthew Rigby

Matthew Rigby, born in Townsville in 1985, developed a love of music at an early age. He discovered an affinity for the violin at the age of nine through the school instrumental program and within a year commenced private study with Dr Nicole Hammill. In 1998 Matthew moved to Brisbane to take up his studies with ... More

Bianca Bacchiella

Bianca writes: I would like to thank the Barrier Reef Orchestra for giving me this Encouragement Award. The Encouragement award was very helpful for me because it allowed me to travel and meet wonderful musicians and also to make friends with similar interests. The Barrier Reef Orchestra has been not only a great way ... More

Alexandra Gorton

Alexandra Gorton – leader of the second violins – was in all three concerts and played in ANZAC Park; excellent rehearsal attendance record; often early to help set up; worked hard on her part; capably lead the second violins for the first time; nominated by visiting conductors. LEXI GORTON (Violin) writes: A few ... More

James Dong

James Dong began learning the violin at the age of 6 and has studied with Sook Yoon, Mark Drummond, Robert Wakely, George Vi, Ole Bohn and Igor Ozim. in 2017 he undertook a Masters Degree with Esther Hoppe at the Mozarteum University of Salzburg. In 2012 he won first prize at the Kendall National Violin Competition as ... More

Ji Won Kim

Ji Won Kim began playing the violin at the age of four and attended the Yewon Music School in Korea before moving to Melbourne. She studied at the Victoria College of the Arts Secondary School (VCASS) before continuing her studies in Europe where, in 2004, she completed a Bachelor of Music degree with distinction at the ... More

Rebecca Chan


Stephen Frewen-Lord

Stephen has been involved with the Barrier Reef Orchestra since its inception; having played as concert master in the orchestra’s inaugural concert in 2000. Since then, he has missed only a couple of Barrier Reef Orchestra concerts, and has been concert master for most concerts. When not rehearsing with the BRO, ... More