Mitzi Gardner - Violin 

Name: Mitzi Gardner 

Instrument: Violin 

Age: 19 

Hometown: Newtown, Sydney NSW 

Education: Studying at the Royal Academy of Music in London

Describe yourself in 10 words: Enthusiastic and passionate

What do you hope to learn from going on the 2019 AYO International Tour?

I hope to experience what being a professional touring orchestral musician would be like, and to learn about the different musical cultures in all of the different cities we perform in.

What are you most looking forward to about the tour?

I'm most looking forward to working with Krzysztof UrbaƄski, and the two soloists Jan Lisiecki and Daniel Müller-Schott, and hearing all of the ideas they have to offer towards the music we are performing.