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CSO Mixtape: Steve Fitzgerald

 Steve Fitzgerald was born and raised in East Gippsland. He studied at the Victorian College of the Arts under the direction of Peter Neville, and at the Australian National University with Gary France. Steve has performed with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria, the Basel Festival Orchestra and the Australian Youth Orchestra, with whom […]

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Herr Beethoven’s Audiologist

 Vincent Plush Composer Kristen Sutcliffe Bassoon Program note: This short work was commissioned by the Canberra Symphony Orchestra to showcase its principal bassoonist, Kristen Sutcliffe, to whom it is dedicated. Despite its short duration (under 4 minutes, as specified by the commission), the piece attempts to combine several ideas. Kristen is a qualified and […]

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CSO Mixtape: Doreen Cumming

 Doreen started violin studies at the Canberra School of Music at six years of age, with renowned Julliard graduate Vincent Edwards. Over the following nine years, Doreen studied with some of the country’s finest pedagogues including Charmian Gadd, Larry Sitsky AO, FAHA, and John Painter AM. Doreen’s performance career started in 1984 with her […]

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