Abigail Washburn

Abigail Washburn

Sure, in the abstract, a banjo duo might seem like a musical concept beset by limitations. But when the banjo players cast in those roles are Abigail Washburn and Béla Fleck – she with the earth…

Adelaide Guitar Festival Orchestra

Adelaide Guitar Festival Orchestra

The Adelaide Guitar Festival Orchestra (AGFO) returns after its successful debut in 2014. This year, more than 80 emerging guitarists of all ages and from across the country have been preparing …

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra is South Australia’s largest performing arts organisation and plays a major role in Adelaide’s cultural vibrancy – and 2016 marks the ASO’s 80th anniversary.

Aleksandr Tsiboulski

Aleksandr Tsiboulski

Ukrainian-born Australian guitarist Aleksandr Tsiboulski's playing has been praised for its "responsive virtuosity" (The Age, Melbourne) and "sensuous intensity" (Classical Gui…

Andrew Ford

Andrew Ford

Andrew Ford is a composer, writer and broadcaster. His music has been played in many parts of the world, featured at international festivals as far-flung as Houston and Huddersfield, Salzburg an…

Australian String Quartet

Australian String Quartet

With a rich history spanning over 30 years, the Australian String Quartet (ASQ) has a strong national profile as an Australian chamber music group of excellence, performing at the highest intern…

Bandaluzia

Bandaluzia

Bandaluzia is an acclaimed modern flamenco ensemble led by ARIA nominated guitarist Damian Wright.

In 2014 Damian was invited to perform as a solo artist at The Rajasthan International F…

Bela Fleck

Béla Fleck

Sure, in the abstract, a banjo duo might seem like a musical concept beset by limitations. But when the banjo players cast in those roles are Abigail Washburn and Béla Fleck – she with the…

Ben Hauptmann

Ben Hauptmann

Ben Hauptmann is nationally recognised Jazz guitarist – winner of the 2010 Freedman Jazz Fellowship and 2nd place winner in the National Jazz Awards at the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz 2007.

Benjamin Northey

Benjamin Northey

Since returning to Australia from Europe in 2006, Benjamin Northey has rapidly emerged as one of the nation’s leading musical figures. Since 2011, he has held the position of Associate Conductor…

Bogdan Mihailescu

Bogdan Mihailescu

Bogdan Mihailescu, at the age of 24, is already invited to several festivals around the world, in France, Romania, Spain, Portugal, Finland, Australia, Brazil, Argentina and Mexico – where he gi…

Brian Blade

Brian Blade

As a young boy, Blade grew up in a home in Shreveport, Louisiana in which he frequently heard Gospel music and soul music. In elementary school, his music appreciation classes furthered this mus…

Cruisin' Deuces

Cruisin' Deuces

The Cruisin' Deuces were born out of a love of traditional Honky-tonk, Western Swing and Rockabilly music. Hailing from Sydney's Inner West, the boys blend the southern twang of Telecasters with…

Damian Wright

Damian Wright

Damian Wright is an ARIA-nominated guitarist based in Australia.

Damian's flamenco ensemble Bandaluzia won the Sydney Fringe Festival Pick of the Festival award and was recently invited …

Daniel Champagne

Daniel Champagne

The story goes that the young Australian singer, songwriter and one-of-a-kind guitar virtuoso first picked up his instrument of choice as a five-year-old following in the footsteps of a musical …

Flamenco Areti

Flamenco Areti

The award winning group Flamenco Areti have been entertaining audiences with their exhilarating, passionate and rhythmic blend of flamenco to audiences around the country to great acclaim.

Francisco Bernier

Francisco Bernier

Considered by critics as one of the world’s leading classical guitarists of his generation, Francisco Bernier has gone on to forge a successful and prize-winning career throughout the years. His…

Genevieve Chadwick

Genevieve Chadwick

Imagine if Janis Joplin and John Lee Hooker had a baby together; musically, this girl would be the offspring of that union. She looks like an angel, roars like a lion, and plays guitar like a de…

Guitarissimo

Guitarissimo

The Elder Conservatorium of Music regularly presents its guitar students and Guitar Ensemble at the concert series Guitarissimo, which has become an important and much treasured event for Adelai…

Josh Earl

Josh Earl

Josh Earl is an award winning comedian, cake enthusiast and host of TV show Spicks and Specks. He has consistently moved through the ranks of the comedy world, sharing stages with the l…

Karin Schaupp

Karin Schaupp

Karin Schaupp is one of the most outstanding guitarists on the international scene.  She performs widely on the international stage as a recitalist, concerto soloist and festival guest, and has …

Ken Murray

Ken Murray

Dr Ken Murray has developed a singular path as a guitarist combining performance, composition, teaching and research. He has championed and recorded Spanish music from the early twentieth centur…

Larry Grenadier

Larry Grenadier

Larry Grenadier was born into a musical family on February 6, 1966 in San Francisco California.  By the time he was 16, Larry had a busy career playing with musicians that included Joe Henderson…

Leonard Grigoryan

Leonard Grigoryan

Leonard Grigoryan was born in 1985. Four years later, he was studying the guitar with his father. His elder brother Slava had already forged a career in music when Leonard was growing up; the ni…

Maria Bermudez

Maria Bermudez

Her outstanding and critically acclaimed performances have graced the stages of prominent venues in Spain, North America, and throughout the world, including the Hollywood Bowl, and Lope de Vega…

Massimo Scattolin

Massimo Scattolin

After a number of meetings with Andres Segovia, Massimo Scattolin began his concert career as a soloist, since developing his chamber music and orchestral activities to include some of the best-…

Matt Walker

Matt Walker

Matt has toured with people such as Bob Dylan, Patti Smith, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Dirty Three, Nick Cave, Tony Joe White, Cat Power, The Black Keys and Joe Cocker. He's also written, reco…

Paul Svoboda

Paul Svoboda

Australian guitarist Paul Svoboda graduated with First Class Honours from the School of Music, University of Queensland in 1989, receiving the University Medal for outstanding achievement as wel…

Punch Brothers

Punch Brothers

Punch Brothers’ fourth Nonesuch album, the T Bone Burnett–produced The Phosphorescent Blues, addresses with straight-up poignancy and subversive humor the power and the pitfall…

Ricardo Gallen

Ricardo Gallén

Ricardo Gallén is a distinguished guitarist with a continuously flourishing career. His inspiring and innovative interpretations place him on the top musicians, while his revolutionary and influ…

Richard Charlton

Richard Charlton

Richard Charlton is widely recognised as one of Australia’s leading guitarist/composers with works published internationally and his music recorded on more than 25 CDs. In 2004 he won the APRA/A…

Sergio Ercole

Sergio Ercole

Born in Florence, Italy, Sergio spent his early years in the Tuscan city before moving to Australia. Sergio has spent a significant time abroad, studying in Sienna and performing along Italy’s A…

Shane Reilly

Shane Reilly

Born and bred in Adelaide and residing in sunny Melbourne since '93 , Shane has carved himself solid trench in the Australian music industry, particularly as  one quarter of the unanimousl…

Slava Grigoryan

Slava Grigoryan

Regarded as a “wizard” of the guitar, Slava has forged a prolific reputation as a classical guitar virtuoso. Grigoryan was born in Kazakhstan and immigrated with his family to Australia in 1981.…

Tama Matheson

Tama Matheson

Tama is the director of Classic Productions Theatre Company in Brisbane, as well as Artistic Director of the Brisbane Shakespeare Festival. His directing credits include Falstaff (Oper …

The Panics

The Panics

Music critics and fans often say the same thing about The Panics: listening to their songs is like immersing yourself in the soundtrack to your own life. In their albums and EPs, people discover…

Velvet Moth

Velvet Moth

Velvet Moth are a new Adelaide-based quartet, featuring members from premier bands GT Stringer (masters of instro surf/psych rock) and multi award winning roots & blues band The Streamliners…

Wolfgang Muthspiel

Wolfgang Muthspiel

Born in 1965, guitar player Wolfgang Muthspiel now lives in Vienna. He is considered to be one of the most influential guitarists of his generation. 30 CDs with mainly his own compositions docum…

Zane Banks

Zane Banks

Multi-genre specialist and guitar virtuoso Dr Zane Banks was awarded Best Newcomer by Limelight magazine (2011), has been described as an "expert" guitarist (The American Record Guide),…