Sarah Curro – violin

sarahcurro.Sarah Curro first started playing with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra as a casual in 2001 before securing her spot in the First Violin section. Sarah grew up in Queensland and completed her Bachelor of Music in 1994 at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, winning the Conservatorium Medal for Excellence. Subsequently Sarah studied, and then taught at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and was instrumental in introducing period performance practice concepts to the school. From 1999-2002  Sarah was a member of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and during her time in Hong Kong was also concertmaster of the Hong Kong Bach Society Orchestra and a member of the Fiorini String Trio founded by Jeremy Williams.

In Australia, she has performed many times with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and has been Guest Associate Concertmaster for the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Guest Principal Second Violin, Associate Concertmaster and Concertmaster with Orchestra Victoria. More recently her association with the instruments made by Arts Music has inspired her to explore contemporary artistic possibilities by commissioning works of art, music, instruments and costume to encourage living Australian talent.