Alexandra Lomeiko

Acclaim “She has an exceptional talent and a unique personality that is serious and focused…her engagement with the violin, with music and with performance is something to be nurtured and admired.”  – Mark Messenger, Royal College of Music Profile Musical Education Royal College of Music, Guildhall School of Music and Drama Principal Teachers Radu Blidar, Yuri Zhislin, David Takeno Awards Philip and Dorothy Green Young Artist Award (2018); Hattori Foundation Senior Award (2017); Semi-finalist George Enescu International Violin…

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Amalia Hall

Acclaim “…blazing insight and dazzling virtuosity…” – The Strad Profile Musical Education Curtis Institute of Music, University of Auckland Principal Teachers Pamela Frank, Joseph Silverstein, Dimitri Atanassov Awards New Zealand Development Prize- Michael Hill International Violin Competition (2015); Sixth Prize- Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition (2015); Second Prize- Rodolfo Lipizer International Violin Competition (2013); Third Prize- Kloster Schöntal International Violin Competition (2005)    

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Benjamin Baker

Acclaim “The fine violinist Benjamin Baker…brought virtuosity, refinement and youthful exuberance to a daunting program.”  – New York Times “Baker brings to every track an attractive, sonorous quality of tone and expression, demonstrating an impressive talent.” – Classic FM review / The Last Rose of Summer (Champs Hill Records) Profile Musical Education Royal College of Music, Yehudi Menuhin School Principal Teachers Felix Andrievsky, Natasha Boyarsky Awards First Prize- Young Concert Artists (2016); First Prize and Audience Prize- Windsor International…

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Natalie Lin Douglas (née Lin)

Acclaim “I cannot imagine a better candidate for the Michael Hill Int’l Violin Competition and have every confidence that she will represent herself and her country with distinction.” – Paul Kantor, Rice University Profile Musical Education Rice University Shepherd School of Music, Cleveland Institute of Music Principal Teachers Karim Al-Zand, Paul Kantor, Kyung Sun Lee, Joel Smirnoff Appointments Assistant Professor in Performance, Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Music and Theater Arts (2020-); Kinetic Ensemble (2015-); Concertmaster- Britten-Pears Orchestra (2013) Awards Irving…

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Benjamin Morrison

Profile Musical Education Kunst University (Graz) Principal Teachers Yair Kless, Chia Chou, Stephan Görner, Vesa-Matti Leppanen, Stephen Larsen Awards Pasticcio-Preis (2019); First Place- NZ National Concerto Competition (2004); First Place- NZ National Chamber Music Competition Appointments First Violin- Vienna Philharmonic (2017-); Member of the Vienna State Opera (2014-2017)

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Sarah Buchan

Profile Musical Education The Juilliard School Appointments Tutti violin- London Symphony Orchestra (2013-2016) Awards First Prize- Rotorua Concerto Competition (2006)

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Eugene Lee

Profile Musical Education University of Auckland Principal Teachers Dmitre Atannasov Appointments Assistant Leader of First Violins- the Philharmonia (UK); Associate Leader- Southbank Sinfonia Awards First Prize- New Zealand Young Musician of the Year (2004); First Prize- Gisborne International Music Competition (2002); Second Prize- Rotorua Music Competition (2001)

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Natalia Lomeiko

Acclaim “The highlight of the evening was provided by Natalia Lomeiko in Berg’s Violin Concerto. Lomeiko seemed to compress a lifetime into this great work, investing each little sigh and waltz in its first movement with its own truth and character.” -New Zealand Herald Profile Musical Education Royal Academy of Music, Royal College of Music, Yehudi Menuhin School Principal Teachers Hu Kun, Natalia Boyarskaya, Lord Yehudi Menuhin Appointments Professor of Violin- Eton College (2017-); Professor of Violin-  Royal…

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