Stringspace was established in 2003 by musician Lucie Miller. Her interest and mission is to provide extremely high quality & vibrant musicians for events.
Lucie is from a family of third-generation professional musicians and artists. She has worked at the Sydney Theatre Company, and performed regularly with the Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra.
Lucie has arranged & performed on most of the string quartet pop songs that you can hear on the Stringspace website. She has 2 violin performance degrees – including a Bachelor of Music (ANU distinction), and Graduate Diploma from the Sydney Conservatorium (scholarship). During her music degrees, she also attended the Canberra School of Art & the Sydney College of the Arts – majoring in painting. Internationally Lucie has performed with the Cologne New Philharmonic Orchestra in over 100 concerts throughout France and Germany.
Lucie directs, edits and produces all the music film clips at StringspaceLive.
As director of Stringspace, Lucie regularly organises live music for the Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet, the Art Gallery of NSW, and the National Gallery of Australia. She has also organised music for Alannah Hill (at her Chapel Street Store), The National Portrait Gallery, Global Television (Sydney & Melbourne), The Sydney Theatre Company, The National Gallery of Victoria, Sydney Opera House, Sotheby’s, Sydney Writers’ Festival, Melbourne Fashion Week, Sydney Fashion Week, Sydney Dance Company, ACMI – Australian Centre for the Moving Image, State Library of Victoria, State Library of NSW, Victorian State Government, Australian Guild of Screen Composers, the Australian Performing Rights Association, The Law Council of Australia, Vivid Festival, Australian Film Director Peter Weir, The ABC Q & A Show, & Hopscotch Film Director Troy Lum.
Companies that Lucie has organised music for include: Louis Vuitton, Omega (Sydney & Melbourne), Harpers Bazaar, MYER, M.A.C Cosmetics, Porsche (Sydney & Melbourne), Rolex, Mercedes, BMW, Ferrari Maserati, Oroton, Christian Dior, Grandiflora, Volvo, The Living Edge, Winnings, David Jones, Nespresso, Estee Lauder, Jones Lang LaSalle, Coca-Cola, Bvlgari, Dion Lee, SABA, Hugo Boss, Harper’s Bazaar, Gourmet Traveller, and Vogue.
Stringspace has provided musicians for U2 at the Sydney Opera House, and have performed in front of many of the world’s current Presidents and Prime Ministers including events for Chinese President Hu Jintao, Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Francoise Hollande, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu & The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. We have performed for The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton at an event hosted by the Prime Minister at Parliament House, The Prime Minister of Australia’s Australia Day parties at The Lodge and also at the Prime Minister’s Christmas Party at Kirribilli House.
Since 2003, Stringspace has provided high-quality string and jazz musicians for weddings, corporate events, parties, concerts, and recording sessions for CD, TV, and film throughout Australia.
Stringspace is an agency made up of a collective of friends who all work together for the common goal of providing extremely high-quality live music.
The orchestras that we assemble are vibrant, rich in sound and of the highest quality. They are perfect for TV appearances, recording sessions, touring and concert performances. We have organised private orchestra concerts for Sir Richard Branson, Justin Hemmes, an orchestra for the Sydney preview of the James Bond movie “Spectre”, an outdoor public orchestra concert for Claremont Council in Perth, and many simultaneous jazz bands & string quartets throughout Australia for MYER.
Stringspace has provided numerous jazz bands for Tiffany & Co. – in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide, and a jazz band in-store for Louis Vuitton. We have organised a solo violinist to perform throughout Australia for M.A.C Cosmetics – including an event for M.A.C at Vogue Fashion Night Out, and a string quartet for the Harpers Bazaar Woman of the Year Awards. We have also booked string players to perform on episodes of the TV show Home & Away.
Stringspace have booked orchestras to perform music in popular Final Fantasy concerts in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, and music at the State Theatre for Disney.
We have staged a string orchestra performance of House of Cards at the Sydney Town Hall for Vivid Festival which was hosted by Leigh Sales.
Recently Stringspace organised an orchestra for the Sydney Opera House so final decisions on the new acoustics being installed in the Joan Sutherland Theatre at the Sydney Opera House could be made.
Stringspace have organised musicians to record string parts for acclaimed arranger Jessica Wells of Jigsaw Music at Sonar Studios, Fox Studios, musicians for pre-show entertainment concerts for the TV show Q & A, and has programmed and directed two concert series for the Sydney Opera House.
Our versatile string musicians have been touted as being some of the finest in the world.
Stringspace’s extensive string quartet repertoire includes stylish classical, jazz and an extremely popular selection of pop tunes.
Our YouTube Channel StringspaceLive receives over 30,000 views a day and 7 million views a year, and 2000+ new subscribers each month. Our string quartet video of Pachelbel Canon is the most viewed classical string quartet video in the world.
Stringspace musicians are talented, experienced, creative, and professional, and all share an artistic approach to performing. They include graduates of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, the National Academy of Music, Adelaide Elder Conservatorium, Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Tasmanian Conservatorium, Victorian College of the Arts, the University of Western Australia & The Australian National University.
Stringspace regularly provides musicians to:
The Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet
National Gallery of Australia
The Art Gallery of NSW
Herbert Smith Freehills
Tiffany & Co.
The State Library of Victoria
The Property Council of Australia
Jones Lang La Salle
The National Portrait Gallery
The Style Co.
Stringspace musicians include scholarship and award-winning graduates who have performed in Australia’s highest-profile orchestras & with our most respected dance & theatre companies:
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Sydney Dance Company
Sydney Theatre Company
Australian Brandenburg Orchestra
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
Melbourne Chamber Orchestra
Artists who Stringspace musicians have previously collaborated with include:
The Presets, Architecture In Helsinki, Sneaky Sound System, Jade MacRae, Olivia Newton-John, U2, Human Nature, Hugh Jackman, Sting, Kylie Minogue, Joanna Newsom, Matt Corby, Guy Sebastian, Milan, Dennis Hopper, Rose Byrne, Delta Goodrem, Michael Parkinson, Tina Arena, John Farnham, Rai Thistlethwaite, Sarah Blasko, Ray Charles, Liza Minnelli, Harry Connick Jr, Jon Stevens, Christine Anu, Jessica Mauboy, Antony & the Johnsons, Joel Edgerton, Josh Groban, Kirin J. Callinan, Katie Noonan, Florence & the Machine, & Kate Miller-Heidke.