We’re thrilled charismatic Melbourne Symphony Orchestra cellist and pedagogue ROHAN DE KORTE will be visiting us from April 25th – 28th, 2024 for individual lessons, masterclasses and a very special concert ‘Cellissimo!’  3pm Saturday 27th April at TAS Memorial Hall, with outstanding cellists Caleb Murray and Disa Smart, together with Heart Strings Academy Rising Star…

We are deeply honoured to welcome Georg Pedersen, Senior Lecturer in Cello at Sydney Conservatorium, to Armidale from March 12 – 14th 2023 for lessons, professional development and a 12-cello ensemble event! A Heart Strings Academy initiative in collaboration with NECOM.

ROHAN DE KORTE, cellist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra gave fantastic Zoom lessons to students during the 2020 lockdowns in Melbourne. Thank you so much Rohan, we hope you can travel to Armidale for face-to-face lessons soon!

Lecturer in Violin at Sydney Conservatorium
Dr. Sorkin will be visiting us for masterclasses as soon as regular activity resumes in the Sydney and New England regions.

Friday 22nd February and Saturday February 23rd, 2019 (end Term 1, Week 4)

cello masterclasses
on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th November 2019 (end Term 4, Week 5)

Gillian Churchill Sunday 29th October 2017 (Term 4, Week 3)

Takao Mizushima Sunday 5th November 2017 (Term 4, Week 4)

Term 2, Week 3: Monday 9th May 2016 Cello masterclasses with Belinda Manwaring
Term 3, Wek 7: Monday 29th August 2016 Violin masterclass with Jennifer Nickson

Individual lessons, Group Tutorials, Parent Talk and Concert with two outstanding string teachers
Friday 5th, Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th June 2015