PANEL FOR STAGES 1, 2 & 3

For the first three stages of the 2018 Melbourne Violin Competition, the adjudicators are Sophie Rowell and Sarah Curro.

 

Sophie Rowell
Associate Concertmaster
Melbourne Symphony Orchetsra

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Sarah Curro
Current Violinist
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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FINALS CONCERT GUEST VOTERS

Three finalists will each perform a complete Solo Sonata or Partita by J.S Bach. 

The following guests, listed alphabetically, will vote anonymously for their favourite performance. 

The finalist with the most votes will become the winner of the 2018 Melbourne Violin Competition.

Curt Thompson
Head of Strings
University of Melbourne

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Debra Goodall
Current Violinist
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Eleanor Mancini
Current Violinist
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Elizabeth Sellers
Co-ordinator of Strings
Monash University

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Erica Kennedy
Associate Principal 1st Violinist
Orchestra Victoria

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Fintan Murphy
Director and Violinist
Melbourne String Ensemble

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George Vi
Violin Pedagogue
AMEB Violin Examiner

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Ioana Tache
Former Second Violinist
Australian String Quartet

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Isin Cakmakcioglu
Current Violinist
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Jo Beaumont
Former Concertmaster
Orchestra Victoria

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John Harding
Former Concertmaster
New York Metropolitan Orchestra

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Julian Quirit
FORMER CONCERTMASTER
MELBOURNE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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Lorraine Hook
Current Violinist
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Mark Mogilevski
Current Violinist
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Kathryn Taylor
Current Violinist
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Michael Loftus Hills
Violin Pedagogue
University of Melbourne

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Michelle Ruffolo
Current Violinist
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Matthew Tomkins
Principal 2nd Violin
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Patrick Wong
Current Violinist
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Peter Edwards
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Assistant Principal First Violin

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Monica Curro
Assistant Principal Second Violin
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Philippa West
Current Violinist
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Howard Penny
HEAD OF STRINGS
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC

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Peter Fellin
Current Violinist
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Robert Macindoe
Associate Principal 2nd Violinist
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Robin Wilson
Head of Violin
Australian National Academy of Music

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Rob John
Former Concertmaster
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Roy Theaker
Artistic director
Stonnington Symphony

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Sarah Curro
Current Violinist
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Sophie Rowell
Associate Concertmaster
Melbourne Symphony Orchetsra

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Wilma Smith
Artistic Director
Musica Viva Australia

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Yi Wang
Principal 1st Violin
Orchestra Victoria

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Alfred Hornung
Former Principal Cellist
Rheinische Kammersolisten

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Clive O'Connell
The Age
Music Critic

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