Paul Dhasmana

Paul Dhasmana completed a Master of Performance in Conducting Studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2003, studying orchestral conducting with Harry Spence Lyth and choral conducting with Mats Nilsson. During his time at the Conservatorium he conducted various ensembles, including a staged production of The Soldier's Tale for the Conservatorium Foundation and assisted …

Matthew Wood

In recent years, Matthew Wood has emerged as a musician of versatile talents. He is regularly employed as a conductor of orchestral, choral, operativ and new music repertoire. As a finalist in Symphony Australia's 2002 Young Conductor of the Year Award, Matthew conducted the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in Gershwin's An American in Paris. This successful performance led …

Carolyn Watson

Carolyn Watson graduated with a Bachelor of Music Education (Honours) degree majoring in Violin Performance and Music Education from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. She then began a Masters in Musicology and worked as a professional violinist before accepting a place at the prestigious Zoltan Kodaly Pedagogical Institute of Music in Kecskemét , Hungary. Carolyn …

Solomon Bard

Vale Solomon Bard (1916 - 8 November 2014) Maestro Solomon Bard conducted the Strathfield Symphony Orchestra from 1994-2004, after being selected by the orchestra from 17 applicants. Solomon lead the orchestra through difficult times with player numbers and orchestra numbers declining. His passion, dedication, generosity and musicianship lead the orchestra forward and he left the …