Conductor Ben Castle joins our 2019 Summer School with a program designed to extend intermediate string players. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to spend a week playing repertoire that will focus on string technique, tone and ensemble skills, while improving each participant’s use of dynamics and expression.
|STANDARD||*AMEB Grade 4-5|
|AGE||9 years +|
|INSTRUMENTS||Violin, viola, cello, double bass.|
*NOTE: AMEB levels indicated are not a formal requirement, but are provided as a guide to the skills required.
String Orchestra Conductor
Ben studied violin performance at Melbourne University and has performed across Australia, in China, Europe and the USA. He is a passionate educator and regularly adjudicates in competitions and conducts ensembles and masterclasses in Victoria, NSW and Queensland. Student orchestras under his direction have won awards in Australia, Hong Kong and the USA. Ben is currently the Head of Strings at Melbourne Grammar School.