Maroondah Symphony Orchestra

...fine music in the east of Melbourne

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16 August, 2.30pm Luther College Chapel

53-57 Plymouth Road, Croydon, Melway 36 H12

Strauss - Fledermaus Overture
Schumann - Symphony No. 4 in D Minor Op. 120
Brahms - Violin Concerto Op. 77, with soloist Jennen Ngiau-Keng

Jennen Ngiau-Keng studied at Camberwell Grammar School from 1994 to
2001 on a full academic and music scholarship, and at the Australian
National Academy of Music from 2002 to 2005, also on a full
scholarship for the Advanced Performance Program. In 2008, he
completed a Master of Music Studies degree at the University of
Tasmania, under the guidance of Jun Yi Ma.

Jennen has won over a hundred awards and prizes in competitions,
including the 16th Gisborne International Music Competition (New
Zealand) in 2004, and the 8th Kendall National Violin Competition in
2006.

He has toured Australia, Europe and Asia as a soloist, and has
performed concertos with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian
Symphony Orchestra, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Russian
Philharmonic Orchestra, Victorian Concert Orchestra, Ballarat Symphony
Orchestra, Maroondah Symphony Orchestra, Preston Symphony Orchestra,
Manningham Symphony Orchestra, Australian National Academy of Music
Orchestra, Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra, Melbourne String
Ensemble, Melbourne Chamber Ensemble, Melbourne Suburban Orchestra,
Monash Sinfonia Orchestra, Melbourne Youth Orchestra, Melbourne
University Intercollegiate Orchestra, Melbourne Sinfonietta Orchestra
and Camberwell Grammar School Orchestra.

He has acted as Guest Concertmaster of the West Australian Symphony
Orchestra (WASO), has toured the U.S and Australia extensively with
the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and is also a casual member of the
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra
Victoria and Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

Jennen has been interviewed and broadcast on Australian television
channels 2, 7, 9, 10 and 31 and radio stations 3MBS FM, ABC Classic
FM, ABC National Radio, SBS FM and New Zealand Radio. He has held a
masterclass at Melbourne University on violin technique, and is a
demonstrating violinist on the 'Australian Music Examination Board
(AMEB) Technical Syllabus and Key Techniques' CD-Rom series.

Tickets at the door - $20/$15.
School students and younger are free.
Enquiries 9808 4184 or 9725 2597

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