Orchestra: Current leader of Tasmanian Symphony (viola section); Melbourne Symphony & the Australian Chamber Orchestra. In 2010, Stefanie appeared as a Soloist with the ACO2 on a tour throughout Western Australia. In 2011 and 2012, she toured Japan with Richard Tognetti and Emmanuel Pahud (Berliner Philharmoniker) to perform a series of Chamber Music Concerts.

Studied: Australian National Academy of Music on full scholarship with Alice Waten, then at the Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik, Berlin.

Awards: The Georgina Grosvenor Memorial Scholarship at ANAM; Sydney Conservatorium of Music Scholarship; a full fellowship to attend the Aspen Music Festival in the US; and a fellowship at Villa Musica in Germany.

Other projects: Winner of the Asia Pacific Chamber Music Competition – taking the Overall 1st Prize Tony Berg Award, 1st prize for String Quartet, and the Audience Prize.

Solo: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, ACO2, and several orchestras in Germany.

Radio: Featured on 3MBS and ABC Classic FM Radio.

Stefanie has toured extensively and has performed concerts in New York, Japan, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Belgium, and the Czech Republic.


Orchestra: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra; Sydney Sinfonia.

Studied: Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance with Honours from the University of Newcastle; Currently studying for her Masters of Music at the University of Tasmania.

Awards: numerous scholarships, including the Vice-Chancellor Academic Honours Scholarship, Valma Barker Memorial Prize and Pauline Snow Scholarship.

Other projects: solo violinist in “The Rock Show” with Jon English, performing over 100 shows in every major Australian venue, and receiving two Mo Awards and an Aria Award nomination for Best Soundtrack. Natalya has also recently toured with Sarah Blasko.

She has performed on stage with Michael Buble, Christine Anu, Leo Sayer, Jonti, Katie Noonan & Josh Groban. She has performed in many programs at the Sydney Opera House for international artists for Vivid Festival Sydney and Graphic Festival Sydney.

Natalya frequently collaborates and performs with other musicians, ranging in various styles from electronica, blues, rock, jazz, folk, tango, Latin, gypsy, punk, pop and experimental music.

TV: Australia’s Got Talent and X-Factor is also in demand as a session recording violinist for artists at Sony Music Group, 301 Studios, and Trackdown at Fox Studios, Sydney.


Orchestra: Tasmanian Symphony, Queensland Symphony, Melbourne Symphony, and Orchestra Victoria.

Studied: Full scholarship holder at the Australian National Academy of Music, Arts degree at the University of Queensland, Masters of Music Studies from Queensland Conservatorium & Master of Music performance from the University of Melbourne.

Awards: Gertrude Langer Ensemble Prize, AYO Young Australian Concert Artists, winner of the Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition, winner of the Townsville City Council Prize.

Radio: ABC Classic FM’s “Rising Stars” program

Other Projects: Toured regional Queensland with didjeridu player William Barton; Melbourne Festival in Quartetthaus, a custom-built string quartet venue.

Solo: Recital and Concerto Tour of North Queensland; Bach’s Double Violin Concerto with Orchestra Victoria and Deputy Concertmaster Roger Jonsson; rehearsal soloist (Prokofiev Violin Concerto #2) for Symphony Australia’s conductor training program.

Edwina has been performing with Stringspace since 2012


Orchestra: Australian Chamber Orchestra, Tasmania Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Banff Festival Orchestra, Ludovico’s Band & ACO2.

Studied: First Class Honours at Melbourne University; Full Scholarship holder at the Australian National Academy of Music.

Awards: Tasmanian Young Achiever of the Year Finalist 2010, Rotary Club of Melbourne Young Achiever of the Year, Winner – Melbourne University Concerto Competition.

She has performed in Carnegie Hall, New York, Walt Disney Hall, Los Angeles and every capital city of Australia with the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

Other projects: Chamber music performances throughout Denmark with Principal Violist of the Berlin Philharmonic.

Festivals: The International Chamber Music Festival (2012, 2013)

Pop – Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Peter has been performing with Stringspace since 2013.


Orchestra: Australian Chamber Orchestra & Tasmanian Symphony

Festivals: FIMU Festival in France, Huntington Festival and Quartetthaus for Perth Festival

Competitions: ANAM Chamber Music Competition winner

Awards: String scholarship and Vice-Chancellor scholarship to the Conservatorium of Tasmania.



Orchestra: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, Concertmaster of the Australian Youth Orchestra

Awards: Awarded several University prizes for performance. Her teachers were Elizabeth Sellars and William Hennessy.

Studies: Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance (Honours) from the University of Melbourne; Australian National Academy of Music under the tutelage of Alice Waten, Salzburg Mozarteum International Summer Academy & the Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellowship program.


Studied: Victoria College of the Arts; Australian National Academy.
Orchestra: Melbourne Chamber Orchestra; Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
Solo: Australian Doctors Orchestra

Matt (jazz piano):

Matt is an Australian jazz pianist originally from Hobart, Tasmania. After studying in Hobart, he moved to Melbourne, Australia, to pursue a performing career. After two years in Melbourne, Matt moved to Berlin, where he resided for a year, studying with German great Andreas Schmidt. The following year, Matt moved to Paris, France, where he lived for six years, earning a high reputation as a pianist. Matt also studied with renowned French jazz pianist Laurent de Wilde during this period.

Matt has received numerous awards, grants, and prizes from various festivals and industry bodies, including the Australian Jazz Bell Award for Best Traditional Jazz Album in 2011. Matt was a finalist in the inaugural Boris Vian Concours du Jazz in Paris with his trio. He has also been a finalist in Australia’s premier jazz competition, the 2013 Wangaratta Jazz Festival National Jazz Awards. Matt has performed all around the world in leading venues such as Sunset/Sunside (FR), Les Duc Des Lombards (FR), A-Trane (GER), Caveau de la Huchette (FR), CJW (CH), The Paris Cat (AUS), and Bennetts Lane (AUS).

Matt has performed at many jazz festivals, including The Paris Jazz Festival, The Jazz pas Grave Festival (Paris), The Boris Vian Jazz Festival (Paris), The Ascona Jazz Festival (Switzerland), The Adelaide Cabaret Festival, The Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues (Australia), and The Melbourne International Jazz Festival (Australia).

Aside from his work as a pianist, Matt creates classical orchestrations for film, TV and the stage.

Lucie Miller | Stringspace Founder & Director:

Stringspace Director: Establishing Stringspace in 2003, Lucie has organised music for U2 (at the Sydney Opera House), Tiffany & Co., Alannah Hill, the Sydney Opera House, The Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet, Australian Film Director Peter Weir, Hopscotch Films, Bell Shakespeare, Sydney Theatre Company, Melbourne Fashion Week, Sir Richard Branson, Ferrari Maserati, Sydney Writers’ Festival, Sydney Fashion Week & Global TV. She has collaborated with Melbourne band Architecture in Helsinki on a string quartet performance project of their songs and provided recording musicians to the Australian band The Presets.

Most recently, Lucie performed as part of the Stringspace String Quartet at Parliament House for Their Royal Highnesses William and Kate – the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. This event was hosted by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Other Stringspace events for the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet include string quartet lunch music for the President of France, a jazz band for the Prime Minister of Japan in Perth, The Prime Minister’s Christmas Party at Kirribilli House, a string quartet lunch music for Russian President Putin at Guillaume’s – The Sydney Opera House, a string quartet for Chinese President Hu Jintao, a jazz band for the PM’s Australia Day party at Parliament House, a solo guitarist for Australia Day at The Lodge (2017) and many other events hosted by PM John Howard, PM Tony Abbott, PM Kevin Rudd, PM Julia Gillard & PM Malcolm Turnbull.

Lucie has 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, an in-store orchestra for IKEA, an acclaimed year-long public chamber music concert series for The Prince of Wales Lodge in Adelaide, and many simultaneous jazz bands & string quartets throughout Australia for MYER.

She has booked string players to perform on episodes of the TV show Home & Away. She regularly organises musicians for the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of NSW and the National Portrait Gallery.

Lucie has provided numerous jazz bands for Tiffany & Co. – in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide, and a jazz band in-store for Louis Vuitton. She has 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.

Lucie has booked orchestras to perform music in popular Final Fantasy concerts in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and music at the State Theatre for Disney.

She has staged a string orchestra performance of House of Cards at the Sydney Town Hall for Vivid Festival. This event was an on-stage Leigh Sales interview of Beau Willimon, the House of Cards director.

In 2017, Lucie 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.

Lucie has organised musicians to record string parts for acclaimed arranger Jessica Wells of Jigsaw Music at Sonar Studios and 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 in 2017.

Lucie has toured extensively, performing in hundreds of concerts throughout France, Germany, and Australia with The New Philharmonic Orchestra of Cologne (1999 – 2002), and has performed in many opera and ballet seasons with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra (2003 – 2019). She has directed, edited & produced all the Stringspace film clips featured on our YouTube Channel StringspaceLive, and comes from a family of third-generation professional musicians and artists.

Other Stringspace clients include: Macquarie Bank, Herbert Smith Freehills, Sotheby’s, Property Council of Australia, Australian Medical Association, Bvlgari, Sydney Writers’ Festival, The Living Edge, Bentley, Law Council of Australia, AFTRS, Marais Australia, Jigsaw Music, the ACT Government, The NSW Treasury Department, Estee Lauder, The Garvan Institute, the Australian Performing Rights Association, Aria Restaurant, Grandiflora, Australian Guild of Screen Composers, Armadillo & Co., Jones Lang LaSalle, The State Library of Victoria, UNSW, Foxtel, Australia Square, Allphones Arena, AFTRS, BHP Billiton, Chanel, Coca-Cola, BMW, Sonar Music, Dion Lee, Omega, Gourmet Traveller, Merivale, QANTAS, Mercedes, Optus, Rolex, Flying Fish Restaurant, Westfield, SABA, Rio Tinto, SwissRe, Ticketek, Volvo, Westfield, Hardy Brothers Jewellers & Porsche.

Studied: Bachelor of Music (ANU – Distinction) & Graduate Diploma in Violin Performance from the Sydney Conservatorium (scholarship) – with a major in painting from Sydney College of the Arts. Many High Distinctions in chamber music (Sydney Conservatorium & ANU).
Orchestra: Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, New Philharmonic Orchestra of Cologne, Canberra Symphony, Sydney Philharmonia & The Sydney Opera House Orchestra.
Awards: ANU Chamber Music Competition 1st Prize winner – String Quartet, and many awards & prizes from the Sydney Conservatorium.
Collaborations: Sydney International Spring Festival – Ensemble Offspring, Artistic Residence with CODA at the Australian painter Arthur Boyds’ Bundanon, Architecture in Helsinki.
Concerts:  Liza Minelli, Delta Goodrem, Anthony & The Johnsons, Harry Connick Jr., Andrea Bocelli (national tour), Tina Arena, Anthony Callea, Dennis Hopper & Guy Sebastian.
Movies: The Night We Called It A Day (starring Dennis Hopper, Rose Byrne, and Joel Edgerton).
Recordings: Delta Goodrem, Guy Sebastian, Human Nature, Architecture in Helsinki.
TV: Australian Idol, ABC “The Sideshow”, X Factor, Young Talent Time, Women’s Weekly Christmas Special, Home & Away
Video clips: Human Nature
Film Soundtracks: Australia, Happy Feet 1 & 2, December Boys, P.S I Love You
TV Commercials: Telstra (solo), Qantas & Westfield Worldwide Advertising Campaign
Festivals: Shostakovich String Quartet #8 in nightclubs as part of the Sydney & Canberra Fringe Festivals, Grandmaster Beats Festival at the Hordern Pavilion
High School: Sydney Conservatorium High School
Other: Stringspace Nightclub Performances at The Mandarin Club & The Midnight Shift; Sydney Fashion Week

  • Lucie arranged almost all the Stringspace pop songs for the string quartet listed on our repertoire page.

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