Soloist: Nick Miceli, Violin
Born in Melbourne, Nick Miceli is a violinist and recent graduate from the University of Melbourne, completing a Bachelor of Music with Honours. During his time at Melbourne University, Nick studied with Dr Curt Thompson and Sophie Rowell, and previously studied with Wilma Smith. Nick has also participated in masterclasses with Richard Tognetti, Robert Davidovici, Dale Barltrop and Helena Rathbone, among others.
A passionate musician with an interest in both chamber and orchestral performance, Nick was named concertmaster of the University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in2022 and was previously principal second violin with the Melbourne Youth Orchestra. Over the course of his degree, Nick has been the recipient of several awards from the university including the Judith Rodriguez Violin Scholarship, the Brunner Prize for Violin and the Albert and Marie Diamant Scholarship. In 2021 Nick was invited to perform for the MCM Graduate Showcase.
As a chamber musician, Nick has been mentored on many occasions by members of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, including during his time as leader of the University of Melbourne String Ensemble, and was a student of the Australian Chamber Orchestra Academy for several years. As a member of Spire Quartet, Nick participated in Mimir Music Festival in Fort Worth, Texas, receiving mentorship from the Pacifica Quartet and principal members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra and Houston Symphony. Most recently, he has performed as a guest artist at the Akaroa International Chamber Music Festival in New Zealand.
Conductor: Gyula Cseszkó
|Franz Liszt||Les Preludes Symphonic Poem No. 3 (S. 97)|
|Bela Bartók||Rhapsody No. 1 for Violin and Orchestra|
|Zoltan Kodaly||Hary Janos Suite|
|Johannes Brahms||Hungarian Dances Nos 1, 2 and 3|
The Knox School, 220 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South 3152
Adult $30, Concession $25, (plus booking fee if applicable); School-age children free but must book a seat
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