august, 2021

14augAll Day23Dr. Robin Wilson – Fundamentals of Bowing: Resonance and MovementPresented by AUSTA WA

Event Details

Encore Event! Presented by AUSTA WA via ZOOM on Sunday July 4 to over 150 viewers, a new AUSTA Zoom record!

A recording will be made available to view from August 14 – 23, please register via the link below. Discounted registration applies for AUSTA members.

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Bookings close AUGUST 12

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(Please email WA President Helen Tuckey through link on WA Committee page.)

About “Fundamentals of Bowing: Resonance and Movement”

Sound is arguably the defining feature of string playing. A beautiful sound is reliant upon optimal resonance while skilful bow strokes create music character. This discussion looks at the physics of sound production and the physical movements needed to develop supple bow technique. 

Biography: Dr Robin Wilson is an internationally regarded pedagogue and Head of Violin at the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne. A faculty member of the Keshet Eilon International String Mastercourse in Israel and the Valdres Festival in Norway he has also held appointments at the University of Sydney and the University of Queensland. Robin regularly gives masterclasses in Australasia, Asia, Israel, the UK and the USA and his students are major prize-winners of international competitions, hold principal positions and regularly perform as soloists with orchestras in Australia and overseas. In 2018 he received a National Award from the Australian String Teachers Association for outstanding services to the string community in Australia.

Robin has performed at leading venues and festivals throughout Australia, USA and the UK and has recorded solo and chamber music for Decca, ABC Classics, Vexations840 and VDE-Gallo. A member of Ironwood and the Australian Octet, he is a former leader of the ARCO Chamber Orchestra and has appeared as guest violinist with many leading Australian ensembles. Holding a PhD from the University of Sydney, Robin’s research into the historically informed performance of Brahms’s music was awarded the prestigious 2014 Geiringer Prize from the American Brahms Society and he has presented lectures and recitals at major international conferences and institutions including Stanford and Yale Universities, City University of New York, University of Colorado, Leeds University, Royal College of Music London and the Royal Northern College of Music Manchester.

Robin studied in Sydney with Alice Waten and Janet Davies and at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. He plays on a violin made by the Gagliano family in Naples in 1784.

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Time

august 14 (Saturday) - 23 (Monday)

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