Sydney Stringspace Strings – Musicians

Bridget (violin):

Orchestra: Sydney Symphony, Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, Sydney Sinfonia Orchestra – Sydney Symphony.

Solo: Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Sydney Opera House – Music of the Forest (Stringspace concert series).

Studied: Sydney Conservatorium Bachelor of Music & Post-Graduate Diploma of Music (majoring in Violin Performance with Alice Waten); Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellowship program; Young Artists Program with Pinchas Zukerman (Canada).

Awards: Sydney Conservatorium of Music & Sydney Symphony Sinfonia violin scholarships.

TV: The Today Show, Sunrise & Dancing with the Stars.

Stringspace events: Harpers Bazaar “Woman of the Year”, MYER in-store events, March Into Merivale – hosted by Justin Hemmes, Archibald Opening Night at the NSW Art Gallery, Andre Rieu pre-show VIP concert, Andreas Bocelli pre-show VIP concert for Ticketek, Justin Hemmes private Stringspace Orchestra concert, Nespresso Vertuo in-store product launch (Solo Violinist), The Australia Day Awards – Live broadcast from Parliament House, Canberra; Art Gallery of NSW Foundation Dinner; Music of the Forest – Stringspace Sydney Opera House Concert Series (solo Violinist); The Lady & the Unicorn – Art Gallery of NSW Exhibition.

Bridget has performed with Stringspace since 2014 and is featured on our YouTube channel, StringspaceLive.


Claire (violin):

Orchestra: Sydney Symphony Orchestra (1st Violinist), VCA Symphony & Chamber Orchestra (Concertmaster), and Victorian State Opera Orchestra.

Solo: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, National Gallery of Victoria Concert Series, The Art Gallery of New South Wales Concert Series, Sydney Opera House – Music of the Forest (Stringspace concert series) & soloist with the Stringspace Orchestra.

Studied: Sydney Conservatorium Bachelor of Music (1st Class Honours) & Masters of Music (majoring in Violin Performance with Alice Waten); The University of Melbourne Program for High Achievers, Victorian College of the Arts, and Australian National Academy of Music – Advanced Performance Program.

Awards: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Award, Mars Young Performer Award, Hephzibah Menuhin 1st Prize, Kendall National Violin Competition, and The Australian Concerto & Vocal Competition.

Festivals: Melbourne International Arts Chamber Music Festival

Radio: “Rising Stars” on ABC Classic FM

Stringspace Events: Alannah Hill VIP soiree event at Chapel Street store – hosted by Alannah Hill, Korean Airlines TV Commercial, 20 Million Fundraising Dinner for the SAN Wellness Centre hosted by former PM John Howard, Gourmet Travellers Awards Night, MYER Spring launch, Music of the Forest at The Sydney Opera House, Stringspace Kids Music Cafe Concert Series for the Sydney Opera House, CHANEL – Dinner for the Australian Ballet at the Sydney Opera House.

Claire has performed with Stringspace since 2007 and is featured on our YouTube channel, StringspaceLive.


Alex (violin):

Orchestra: Sydney Symphony (1st Violinist); The Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra (Concertmaster).

At 17, Alex won the National Youth Concerto Competition and became the youngest player to win a permanent position with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra. Alex then won a Fellowship with the Sydney Symphony and soon after was appointed to the First Violins.

Solo: Melbourne Symphony – Shostakovich Violin Concerto solo; Symphony Australia Young Performers Awards finalist.

Stringspace Events: Estee Lauder product launch, Home & Away, CHANEL fashion show at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Camilla Done’s wedding at Ken Done’s private residence, Jane Hutcheon’s wedding, private performance with Connie from Sneaky Sound System at Justin Hemmes’ residence, ANZ Archibald Dinner at the NSW Art Gallery, Captain’s Package album launch at the Mandarin Club, Garvan Institute’s 50th Anniversary Dinner, Maserati launch, Australian Grand Prix event for Ferrari Maserati, CHANEL – Dinner for the Australian Ballet at the Sydney Opera House

Alex has performed with Stringspace since 2004 and is featured on our YouTube channel, StringspaceLive.


Beatrice (violin):

Orchestra: Australian Chamber Orchestra Emerging Artist (2023 & 2024); Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Studying: Bachelor of Music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with Goetz Richter.
Awards: After winning the Sydney Conservatorium String Concerto Competition in 2022, Beatrice performed the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra.She received the 1st and audience prizes at the Kendall National Violin Competition (2023), the Richard Mills first prize at the Melbourne Bach Competition (2021) and a finalist in the 2022 Great Romantics Competition.
In 2020, Beatrice, with her brother and cousins as the Cousin Quartet, won Musica Viva’s Inaugural Strike A Chord national chamber music competition, which led to a week-long residency at ANAM and the opportunity to perform the Shostakovich Octet with the Flinders Quartet for Melbourne Digital Concert Hall.

Beatrice has a great love of chamber music. Last year, she toured NSW with the Winther Quartet with Kristian Winther and was awarded the Henderson Travelling Scholarship with her conservatorium string quartet Asta, travelling in July to study in Finland, Austria and Germany with the “Quatuor Danel”, Johannes Meissl and Gregor Sigl. Her current quartet at the Conservatorium has been awarded the Travelling Scholarship and will travel next year to Germany for masterclasses. She recently had a masterclass with the Vision String Quartet. Other chamber music collaborators include Anthony Marwood, Julian Smiles, Roger Benedict, and the Brodsky Quartet.

Beatrice has performed with Stringspace since 2022.


Mia (violin):

Orchestra: Australian Chamber Orchestra, Victorian State Opera, Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Australian World Orchestra, and the Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra.

Studied: Bachelor of Music from the Sydney Conservatorium studying with Assoc Prof Alice Waten; National Academy of Music, Melbourne.

Stringspace Events: Solo Violinist for the Nespresso Vertuo launch; Prime Minister & Cabinet Christmas Party at the National Portrait Gallery (2019), Asia Pacific Forum event at the National Gallery Of Australia for the Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet (2020) – string quartet.

Mia has been performing with Stringspace since 2017 and is featured on our YouTube channel, StringspaceLive.


Peter (violin):

Orchestra: Australian Chamber Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Banff Festival Orchestra & ACO2.

Peter has performed in Carnegie Hall, New York, Walt Disney Hall, Los Angeles and throughout Australia with the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

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; Melbourne University Concerto Competition.

Stringspace Events: Solo violinist for China Southern Airlines at the Grand Hyatt, Melbourne; Hugo Boss in-store event; NSW Art Gallery Archibald Opening Night; Crown Entertainment Events; National Gallery of Victoria Dinner, Omega Christmas Party events, Bentley Dinner Party, Freywille in-store performance, Melbourne Government House event; Melbourne Cup performance; MYER Christmas music.

Peter has performed with Stringspace since 2014 and is featured on our YouTube channel, StringspaceLive.


Thibaud (violin):

Thibaud Pavlovic-Hobba is an Australian-French violinist. Thibaud began playing the violin after receiving it as his fifth birthday present.

Orchestra: Australian Chamber Orchestra, Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Sydney Symphony & Tasmanian Symphony

Studied: Australian National Academy of Music (Melbourne)

Awards: String scholarship and Vice-Chancellor scholarship to the Conservatorium of Tasmania; Sydney Symphony Fellowship Program; Emerging Artist with the Australian Chamber Orchestra; ANAM Chamber Music Competition Winner.

Other projects: Thibaud has toured nationally, performing with the Sydney Dance Company and the FIMU Festival in France.

Stringspace Events: The Living Edge, Justin Hemmes private event, Spectre launch at Rockpool.

Thibaud has performed with Stringspace since 2013 and is featured on our YouTube channel, StringspaceLive.


Kristian (violin):

“Australia’s wunderkind of the violin, Kristian Winther, returns to both direct and perform the solo part in this much-anticipated premiere of Beethoven’s violin concerto in Elisabeth Murdoch Hall.”

Born in Canberra in 1984 to pianist parents, Kristian Winther studied violin and conducting.

Concerto debut: Sibelius Violin Concerto in 2000

Soloist: Melbourne Symphony, Sydney Symphony, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonic, and the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra.

Kristian performed the Australian premieres of Brett Dean’s Violin Concerto “The Lost Art of Letter Writing”.

Guest Assistant Concertmaster: Adelaide Symphony, WA Symphony, & the Hong Kong Philharmonic.

Concertmaster: Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony, Guest Director and Leader of ACO2.

Competition Winner: Banff International String Quartet Competition. This was followed by critically acclaimed tours of the USA and Europe.

Other projects: Kristian is also a composer. He premiered his work for string quartet “…etude” at the Sydney Opera House.

Kristian has performed with many celebrated musicians, including Anne-Sophie Van Otter, Richard Tognetti, Brett Dean, and Piers Lane, and has conducted at the Canberra International Music Festival & the Melbourne International Arts Festival.

Kristian has performed with Stringspace since 2011.


Mirabai (violin):

Mirabai grew up in the bush southwest of Sydney, Australia, as the daughter of a healer and painter, John Peart.

Studied: Australian Institute of Music and the Sydney Conservatorium with Alice Waten. Further violin studies have been at the SIMA Women’s Jazz Course in India, Bulgaria, the USA, Kyriakos Gouventas & Costas Karapanos in  Greece and Husnu Tuszuz in Istanbul, Turkey.

Collaborations:  William Barton, Judy Bailey, Lucky Oceans, The Sydney Dance Company (on-stage string quartet), The Noise, Sydney Festival & Taikoz. Her duo album with Ryan Francesconi, Road To Palios, was released on Bella Union, followed by tours throughout Europe & Japan.

Pop: Toured internationally extensively with harp player singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom. She also wrote and recorded string parts for Kim Moyes from The Presets.

Stringspace Events: Dion Lee Fashion Show at the Sydney Opera House for Sydney Fashion Week; private lunch hour recital hosted by Peter Weir at his studios, in-store Grandiflora product launch, CHANEL Fashion Show event at the Museum of Contemporary Art, APEC lunch for President Putin hosted by Australian PM John Howard at the Sydney Opera House, APEC lunch for Chinese President Hu Jin Tao hosted by Australian PM John Howard, Solo Violinist for Nespresso Vertuo product launch, Channel 9 Christmas Special, The Australian Guild of Screen Composers Awards Night at Government House, Architecture In Helsinki – a curated evening of their songs at the Good God Bar.

Mirabai has performed with Stringspace since 2005 and features on our StringspaceLive YouTube channel.


Hana (violin):

Orchestra: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Philharmonia, Modern Music Ensemble.

Studied: Sydney Conservatorium of Music Bachelor of Music with Professor Alice Waten. Member of the Rising Star program at the Sydney Conservatorium. Hana has given concerts at cancer hospitals since age ten and has won many eisteddfods – including Junior Champion—full scholarship holder at the National Academy of Music.

Scholarship holder with the Australian Chamber Orchestra for the ACO Academy.

Awards: Winner of the Marcus Edward Violin Scholarship and twice a semi-finalist at the Kendall National Violin Competition.

Stringspace Events: March Into Merivale (hosted by Justin Hemmes), Justin Hemmes private Stringspace Orchestra concert with Connie from Sneaky Sound System, Solo Violinist for Nespresso Vertuo product launch, Vivid Ideas – House of Cards theme at the Opening of the Beau Willimon interview hosted by Leigh Sales at the Sydney Town Hall.

Hana has performed with Stringspace since 2014 and features on our StringspaceLive YouTube channel.


Yena (violin):

Orchestra: Australian Youth Orchestra Concertmaster, BBC Proms Performance at Royal Albert Hall, London; Yehudi Menuhin Festival Gstaad; Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and artistic associate with Camerata Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra; Sydney Symphony Emerging Artist Sinfonia Program (2012, 2013, 2014); Royal Opera House Orchestra – Covent Garden. Yena has also toured with the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

Studied: Bachelor of Music Advanced Performance (1st Class Honours); National Academy of Music Performance Program (Melbourne); Australian Post-graduate Award Scholarship; Masters in Philosophy; New York Winter Strings Conference, Aurora Festival (Sweden, Britten-Pears Young Artist Program (UK), Chipping Campden Festival (UK), Anghiari Festival (Italy) and Cervo Music Festival (Italy).

Awards: UQ Graduate Scholarship for International Travel Award, Ernest Llewellyn Scholarship Fund and Finalist for the 2018 Apra Amos Award for Excellence.

Pop collaborations & performances: Eminem, Hanson, Maribou State, Peking Duk, Tina Arena, Boy & Bear, Mirusia, Ilan Kidron, Jack Carty, Michael Bolton, Neil Finn, Megan Hilty, Kate Miller-Heidke, Katie Noonan.

Projects: Commonwealth CEO Awards, Italian Embassy London performance, The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards ft. the Hon Malcolm Turnbull (2015) and The Festival of Tibet in the presence of the Dalai Lama’s family (2018).

Stringspace Events: CHANEL – Dinner for the Australian Ballet at the Sydney Opera House; La Prairie event at the AGNSW.

Yena has performed with Stringspace since 2019 and features on our YouTube Channel, StringspaceLive.


Vanessa (violin):

Orchestra: Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra

Studied: Violin performance at the Sydney Conservatorium.

She has performed with artists such as Tim Minchin, Michael Buble, The Scissor Sisters, & Goldfrapp.

Vanessa has arranged music for Peking Duk, Stan Walker, and Axle Whitehead.

TV: So You Think You Can Dance, Sunrise and X-Factor.

Festivals: Splendour In The Grass, Vivid Festival (Since I Left You: A Celebration of the Avalanches), and the Graphic Festival (Dave McKean’s 9 Lives).

Stringspace Events: March Into Merivale (hosted by Justin Hemmes), Archibald Opening Night, Sydney Opera House acoustic testing sessions (including a solo performance), Final Fantasy Stringspace Orchestra concert, The Australia Day Awards live broadcast from Parliament House, Sydney Opera House Kids Music Cafe Series.


Maddy (violin):

Orchestra: Australian Chamber Orchestra, Sydney Symphony, WA Symphony & Tasmanian Symphony.

Other projects: Mike Patton’s Mondo Cane – Sydney Festival; Daniel Johns – “Ship Song Project”.

Violin Soloist: Australian Ballet in the “The New Romantics”

Awards: Gold Medal winner – Brisbane Violin Competition. Full scholarship to perform at the Lucerne Festival Academy with Pierre Boulez and Ensemble Intercontemporin.

TV: Dancing With the Stars & The Logie Awards. Violin Soloist on Home & Away.

Stringspace Events: Dion Lee Fashion Show at the Sydney Opera House for Sydney Fashion Week, Escada, Estee Lauder, Sir Richard Branson (Virgin Home Loans Launch), Macquarie Bank, Australian Hearing, Alannah Hill (VIP Client Night), ANZ Archibald Dinner, Ferrari model launch, Australian Stock Exchange, SwissRe, U2 + Julia Gillard – Sydney launch of World Aids Day at the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Fashion Week, Stringspace private lunch recital hosted by Peter Weir at his studios – the Sound Stage, Australian Performing Rights Association (APRA), Australian Hearing (Christmas party), Christian Dior product launch + many others.


Kat (violin):

Orchestra: Deputy Concertmaster of the Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra since 2015; Melbourne Chamber Orchestra; Assistant Concertmaster of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra; and Principal 1st Violin of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Soloist: Queensland Symphony, Melbourne Chamber & Sydney Conservatorium Orchestras.

Awards: Winner of the Hephzibah Menuhin, Kendall Violin Competitions, and ABC Young Performers Award Finalist.

Guest principal appearances include Orchestra Victoria, Auckland Philharmonia, West Australian, Tasmanian, and Adelaide Symphony Orchestras. Formerly a member of the Verbier Festival Orchestra, Katherine also performs with the Australian Chamber Orchestra. Upcoming performances include an appearance as Guest Principal Second Violin with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Studied: Australian National Academy of Music; Katherine completed her Masters with Alice Waten (Sydney Conservatorium).

When not playing the violin, Katherine indulges in her other passion: training for triathlons.

Kat has been performing with Stringspace since 2012.


James (viola):

Orchestra: The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra; Pinchgut Opera, Konzerthaus Orchestra (Berlin).

Studied: Sydney Conservatorium and Australian National Academy of Music graduate; Master of Arts in Classical String Performance and Graduate Certificate in Arts Management at UTS. James then did further studies in Berlin.

Collaborations: Judy Bailey, DJ Spooky, Taikoz, Ensemble Offspring, Sydney Dance Company, & Lily Dior.

Radio: James had his premiere as a composer (on ABC Classic FM), co-arranged the strings, and ‘starred’ in the video for a No.2-charting, Aboriginal-charity single.

Other projects: The Noise String Quartet, founding member of Ensemble Offspring & the Australian Haydn Ensemble.

Stringspace Projects: Liberty Place launch, Sydney Opera House Kids Cafe Series, The Australia Day Awards live broadcast from Parliament House, Canberra.

Founder of ‘The Bushwalking Union for the Musicians of Sydney”, James supports charitable organizations with his music.

James features on our YouTube channel, StringspaceLive. He has performed with Stringspace since 2009


Ollie (cello):

Orchestra: Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Ensemble Offspring, Australian Youth Orchestra (principal cellist) & Orchestra of the Antipodes.

Studied: Bachelor of Music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music & Canberra School of Music, and then further studies in Amsterdam with Wim Straesser.

Collaborations: The Noise, Bungaribee, Amphibious, Judy Bailey, Paul Cutlan, The Sanctuary Project, Ryan Francesconi of the Joanna Newsom Band, Kim Moyes of The Presets, Amanda Palmer, Delta Goodrem, Anthony & The Johnsons, Florence and The Machine, Sydney Festival & The Sydney Theatre Company.

TV: Australian Idol, The ABC Sideshow & Good News Week.

“Why isn’t jazz crawling with more cellos? Here, its endless possibilities for soloing or accompanying and opulence or edginess are exploited superbly by Sydney cellist Ollie Miller… [Amphibious’ aLive & Breathing] contains elements of jazz, rock, classical and folk. Still, the results sound organic and integrated rather than cherry-picked. The mood is often pastoral and playing sensitive and affecting.” SMH John Shand

“…immaculate control, this was improvisatory string playing at its uncompromising best.” (The BRAG)

Stringspace events: The Garvan Institute’s 50th Anniversary Dinner, Sir Richard Branson Virgin Home Loan launch, Global TV camera launch (for the heads of all the major TV networks and production companies), ANZ Archibald Dinner for the Art Gallery of NSW, World Aids Day launch event at the Sydney Opera House hosted by Bono (U2) and Australian PM Julia Gillard, Volvo VIP events, Australian Guild of Screen Composers Awards Night, private event for Justin Hemmes, Australian Grand Prix event for Ferrari Maserati, The Prime Ministers Christmas Party at Kirribilli House, APEC lunch for President Putin hosted by Australian PM John Howard at the Sydney Opera House, APEC lunch for Chinese President Hu Jin Tao hosted by Australian PM John Howard, event for the President of France at the National Gallery of Australia – hosted by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, private lunch hour recital hosted by Peter Weir at his studios, Stringspace String Quartet performance at Parliament House for Their Royal Highnesses William and Kate – the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge hosted by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Ollie has performed with Stringspace since 2004 and is featured on our YouTube channel, StringspaceLive.


Joseph (guitar):

Studied: Bachelor of Music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with First Class Honours.

Masterclasses with some of the world’s best guitarists, including Paul Galbraith, Pavel Steidl, and Carlos Bonell.

Collaborations: TaikOz, Ensemble Offspring, Halcyon, the Sydney Electric Trio, Sydney Guitar Quartet.

Awards: Winner of many competitions and finalist in the Adelaide International Guitar Competition.

Composer/Arranger: TaikOz, Bambina Borracha Productions, & Dylan Thomas’ classic ‘Under The Milk Wood’.

Stringspace Projects: Joseph features on our YouTube Channel StringspaceLive, and has performed with Stringspace since 2011


Eliza (cello):

Studied: The University of Melbourne, New England Conservatory (Boston, USA) and the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM). Eliza was a Fellow with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in 2019 and an Emerging Artist with the Australian Chamber Orchestra in 2018.

Orchestra: Australian Chamber Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. 

Solo: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and The University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Festivals: Mimir Chamber Music Festival (USA), Australian Festival of Chamber Music and Huntington Festival. 

Other projects: Eliza has appeared in concert with various artists and songwriters, including Jacob Collier and Hanson.

Stringspace projects: La Prairie events at The Art Gallery of NSW; Feature solo cellist at the Opening of Art Matters’ “Conversations with Leo Schofield”.


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 – 2024). 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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