In 1965 at the age of three, Paul Goodchild began playing the trumpet.
Following studies with Gordon Webb and Ernest LLewellyn and two years
of freelance work which Included work with The Australian Opera Orchestra
and Principal Trumpet with the Bolshoi Ballet Orchestra, he joined the
Sydney Symphony Orchestra. During 1984 and 1985 he studied with Elgar
Howarth and Philip Jones in London and in Germany with Richard Stewart.
In addition to working with the Australian Chamber orchestra. The Seymour
Group and The Sydney Philharmonia Orchestra, Paul Goodchild has given
many recitals for radio and television, both as soloist with The Australian
Brass Quintet, formed by him in 1985. In 1988 he was co-principal Trumpet
with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra during its tour of the United States.
In 1986 he re-formed the Sydney Brass Ensemble,
started by his father Cliff Goodchild in 1958, visited Japan with the
Australian Philhar- monic Orchestra for performances of Aida and gave
a recital tour of new South Wales and Brisbane. In 1991 he gave a recital
tour in Italy. France and Germany with Peter Kneeshaw. In May of this
year Paul Goodchild played Principal Trumpet with the Melbourne Symphony
Orchestra for a three week season. Paul is in high demand for Master Classes,
private tuition and solo performances.
Linda Walsh studied with renowned Swiss oboists Hans Elhorst and Louise
Pellerin, after being awarded the Swiss Govemment Scholarship in 1985.
Linda is a lecturer in oboe at Sydney Conservatorium of Music and a member
of the Australian Chamber Orchestra.
Lorelei plays bassoon with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. She won the
Premiere Prix of the Geneva Conservatoire where she became Associate Professor
A pianist/harpsichordist, Colin has worked with all major concert organisations
in Sydney including the Australian Opera, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra,
the Australian Chamber Orchestra. Synergy and the Australian Ensemble.
A student of the distinguished Viennese pianist Paul Badura-Skoda at the
Essen Hochschule, Colin has given numerous concerts in West Germany and
has given sonata recitals with the violinist Erich Binder (concertmaster
of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) on both of his visits to Australia.
Sydney-born soprano Toni Powell recently graduated with a Bachelor of
Music from the University of Sydney. In 1984, shewasthe winner of the
Joan Sutherland Society of Sydney Scholarship in the City of Sydney Eisteddfod,
and in 1989 the winner of the Macarthur District Aria. Whilst still a
student, Toni appeared in many operas and musical productions, which included
the role of Lucy Locket in The Beggar's Opera for Sydney University, Euridice
in Orpheus in the Underworld for Willoughby Musical Society. Josephine,
H.M.S. Pinafore, Mabel, The Pirates of Penzance and Yum Yum, The Mikado,
all of which were part of the Festival of Sydney (1982 -1984), the latter
having toured to New Guinea in May 1984. numerous concert appearances
have included soprano soloist with the Sydney Baroque Quild and a Leider
Recital with Gerald English and Nicholas Routley for the Goethe Institute.
Most recently, Toni appeared in a new Australian music theatre piece called
The Hammer That Shapes for The native Rose Theatre Company at the Seymour
Centre and is presently singing with the Australian Opera.
A freelance violinist, Annette obtained the A.T.C.L in 1988, graduated
from Sydney University with B. Mus. in 1989 and is currently a post-graduate
Diploma student in Performance. Annette has played with the Sydney Bach,
Australian Philharmonic and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras, and is currently
playing with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.
A pianist and cellist, David obtained a high distinction in Performance
when he graduated from Sydney University with B. Mus. on 1990. He has
played piano with the Seymour Group, the Australian Opera and the Sydney
Metropolitan Opera, and is playing in the finals of the A.B.C. Young Performers
Matthew studied music at the University of Sydney, where he developed
an interest in singing both early music and the operatic repertoire. He
has worked as a soloist with the Sydney Chamber Choir and performed at
the Inaugural Glebe Music Festival last year. He has performed with the
Australian Opera over several seasons and will appear in the premiere
production of "Mer de Glace" later this year.
Brooke Greene first became Interested In early volins at the University
of Sydney. After graduating. she was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship
to study baroque violin at the Royal Conservatorium. The Hague. She now
lives in London and works with several period instrument ensembles such
as the Hanover Band. London Baroque. London Handel Orchestra, Cambridge
Baroque Camerata. Flori Musicale and Les Concerts Royaux. She has been
a guest leader of the European Community Baroque Orchestra, and has toured
in the UK, Eurone and the USA with the Hanover Band. with whom she has
recently made several recordings.
Kate was born in London and studied cello with Christopher Bunting. She
came to Australia, and it was in Adelaide that she developed her interest
in Baroque cello. She returned to England, undertaking a freelance career
and working with the Orchestra of the Golden Age. Since arriving back
in Sydney she has played with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra,
The Australian Baroque Orchestra, the Brandenburg Orchestra. Sydney Baroque,
the Sydney Chamber Choir and various small baroque ensembles.
Kirsti Is a student of the Conservatorium of Music majoring in singing.
Also at the Conservatorium, David is in his Final year of B. Mus. and
is majoring in lute.
Michael Black has graduated with a Bachelor of Musical Education and has
the Associate Diploma in Accompaniment. He is a member of the staff at
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