Michele Walsh, violin tutor

Violinist Michele Walsh is a graduate of the University of Adelaide and winner of the prestigious ABC Young Performer’s Awards. She was concertmaster of the Australian Youth Orchestra before undertaking further studies in London with distinguished violinist Szymon Goldberg.

Michele has appeared as soloist with major orchestras in Australia and has performed in the UK, USA, Europe and South-East Asia. Formerly Associate Concertmaster of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra,  a position she held for over a decade, she is currently Senior Lecturer in Violin, Head of Strings and Head of Performance studies at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University.

Michele is a founding member of the Griffith Trio which has made several successful international tours and is a frequent guest at chamber music festivals around the country. She is also in demand as guest concertmaster of Australian symphony orchestras.

Michele is a member of the Artistic Advisory Committee for the Australian Youth Orchestra. She is in demand as a guest teacher and frequently serves on competition juries in Australia and South-East Asia. Many of her former students are major competition prize winners and hold positions in Australia, Europe and Asia.