CONCERT MASTER/PRINCIPAL VIOLIN (Sydney).
KIRSTY has enjoyed a remarkable career which has included performing on a regular basis with the Berlin Philharmonic, the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Camerata Salzburg and winning positions with the Bavarian Radio Orchestra and the Munich Philharmonic in the same week.
Currently Principal Second Violinist with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, she held the position of Assistant Principal Second Violin with the Bavarian Radio Orchestra and is also a member of Europe’s Mahler Chamber Orchestra and the Australian World Orchestra which showcases exceptional Australian musicians who have achieved great success on the world circuit.
KIRSTY performs as concert master of PHILHARMONIA AUSTRALIA and held the position of Assistant Concert Master with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra for several years. She also performs as part of PHILHARMONIA AUSTRALIA’s chamber music group ENSEMBLE URBANE.
As a child, she represented Australia performing at the UNICEF Danny Kaye International Childrens Awards. She made such a lasting impression on host Audrey Hepburn that the two became friends and kept in regular contact in the years that followed.
Pop artists KIRSTY has worked with include Mike Patton, Kate Ceberano, Nick Cave, The John Butler Trio, Human Nature, Guy Sebastian and The Whitlams and she performed as a Principal Violinist on the sound-track to Baz Luhrmann’s “Australia”.
A dedicated performer with exacting standards KIRSTY balances her work ethic with a fun, energetic personality and an infectious giggle!
Sydney based – Available throughout Australia and also internationally.