Monash University Sinfonia


 Directed by Elizabeth Sellars

 Monash Sinfonia is an un-conducted string ensemble that offers outstanding string students the opportunity to work with musicians of the very highest calibre both in Australia and overseas. 

Since its formation in 1996, Sinfonia has performed in Australia at the Port Fairy Festival, the Melbourne International Arts Festival, Robert Blackwood Hall, Federation Square, Ripponlea, Wyselakie Auditorium, St. Ambrose in Woodend, Abbotsford Convent and at Melbourne Recital Centre. Collaborative artists have included Wilma Smith, Miki Tsunoda, Paul Wright, Jeffrey Crellin, Tin Alley String Quartet, Consort of Melbourne, Kenji Fujimura, Rohan Murray,  Choir of Trinity College, Paul Grabowsky, Paul Dyer and Asmira Woodward-Page. Internationally, Monash Sinfonia has toured Italy and Brazil, premiering new works by Thomas Reiner and Jonatas Manzoli. International collaborations have included performances with American violinist Tim Fain, violin virtuoso Nemanja Radulovic and composer/conductor Eric Whitacre.