Rehearses Thursdays fortnightly 6:30 – 8pm. Conductor Dalzell Oldham has introduced a fresh and exciting new set of music to work on. Derived from great composers of the Austro-Hungarian tradition, the program includes Viennese Waltz, Bohemian Dance and more. Fritz Kreisler, Johann Strauss, Franz Liszt and Antonin Dvorak are amongst the featured composers. String players are welcome to join – no auditions but if you are unsure then feel free to email us to discuss (the music requires a minimum of about Grade 5 ability but we welcome more experienced players too)
Dalzell Oldham – Conductor
After early training in violin at Newcastle Conservatorium, Dalzell Oldham went on to study under Mr Christopher Kimber, Head of Strings at Sydney Conservatorium. He then went on to pursue studies at Indiana University, USA including teacher training with Mimi Zweig and violin studies with the violin performer / teacher Mr Franco Gulli. Further studies took him for several years to the UK, Germany and Austria. The culmination of his studies were several years of violin study with the highly acclaimed Russian violin soloist Ms Nelli Shkolnikova. Dalzell now performs and teaches strings in the Southern Highlands and South Coast areas of New South Wales.