The HSO is delighted to have the opportunity to perform with the following guest artists in its 2019 Concert Series

Hoang Pham

Hoang Pham is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music and the Australian National Academy of Music. He was the winner of the 2013 ABC’s Young Performers Award, of Melbourne Recital Centre’s Great Romantics Competition in 2010, the 2005 Lev Vlassenko Competition, Best Australian at the 2008 Sydney International Piano Competition and a prizewinner … Continued

Natsuko Yoshimoto

Natsuko Yoshimoto is an international soloist and chamber musician. A graduate of the Yehudi Menuhin School (England), she has performed as a soloist with many world-renowned orchestras including London Symphony, Tokyo Symphony, the Hong Kong Sinfonietta and Melbourne Symphony. Natsuko is currently the concertmaster of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, and was the leader of the … Continued

Jack Schiller

Jack Schiller has been the Principal Bassoon of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra since 2013. Born in Adelaide, Jack began playing the bassoon at the age of 12. He studied at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, and in 2012 he took up a scholarship position at the Australian National Academy of Music. During his time at … Continued

Yinuo Mu

Yinuo Mu is Principal Harpist of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. A dynamic, intuitive performer, she has won numerous music awards and solo competitions including the Grand Prize at the American String Teachers Association National Solo Competition and American Harp Society’s Ann Adams Award. Yinuo has appeared as a soloist on a number of occasions, most … Continued

Anne Gilby

Oboist Anne Gilby has a distinguished career as a performer and educator. She studied in Europe, achieving her Reifeprüfung (Performance) Diploma with Distinction in Detmold (Germany). Anne held the position of Principal Oboist with orchestras in Germany and Australia. She performed as soloist and Principal with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and has been guest Principal … Continued

Roman Ponomariov

Roman received his Master’s Degree from Rice University (USA) and a Bachelor of Music Degree (Honours) from the University of Melbourne. He has performed as guest Principal Horn with the Melbourne Symphony, Queensland Symphony, Auckland Philharmonia, Malaysian Philharmonic, Adelaide Symphony, Western Australian Symphony, Melbourne Chamber Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria. Roman has won a number of … Continued

Natsuko Yoshimoto – 2018

Natsuko Yoshimoto is an international soloist and chamber musician. A graduate of the Yehudi Menuhin School (England), she has performed as a soloist with many world renowned orchestras including London Symphony, Tokyo Symphony, the Hong Kong Sinfonietta and Melbourne Symphony. Natsuko is currently the concert master of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, and was the leader … Continued

Hoang Pham -2018

Hoang Pham is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music and the Australian National Academy of Music. He was the winner of the 2013 ABC’s Young Performers’ Award, of Melbourne Recital Centre’s Great Romantics Competition in 2010,  the 2005 Lev Vlassenko Competition, Best Australian at the  2008 Sydney International Piano Competition and  a  prize … Continued

Peter Sheridan – HWE Guest

Peter Sheridan lives in Melbourne, and maintains an active teaching and performing schedule as a ‘Low Flutes’ specialist.  His passion for these beautiful low-toned bass flutes have taken him to many countries including Japan, Canada, New Zealand, England, Holland and America.  A supporter of new music, he has commissioned over one hundred compositions for these … Continued

Steve Reeves – 2017

Steve Reeves has been Principal Bass with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra since 1989. Earlier positions included Associate Principal with Orchestra Victoria & Principal Bass with the West Australian Symphony. He has also played at various times with almost all of the professional orchestras in Australia. While studying, Steve freelanced with orchestras in New York, Connecticut, … Continued