Louise is an exciting example of an independent contemporary classical musician. A refined English cellist with extensive international experience and training, she is an inspiring concert artist, teacher, recording artist, adjudicator and event producer. Louise has won prestigious scholarships, solo prizes and several international chamber music competitions and now performs in Australia’s finest music festivals and classical concert series. Louise is Artistic Director of Cello Dreaming and Dreaming BIG concert series and runs a busy private teaching studio, produces and presents community and professional concerts, workshops, collaborative performance projects, mentors emerging young musicians, and is in demand as Music Director for Intensive Creative Music Schools and tutors for the Australian Chamber Orchestra Education program and the Australian and Queensland Youth Orchestras.
As a Teaching Artist, Louise was selected to attend Lincoln Music Centre Teaching Artistry Seminar 2015 and 2016 and was invited to share her ideas for re-imagining classical music on the global online platform TEDx Noosa 2015. Louise was Guest Music Director for the annual Winter Music School Rockhampton ran by The Southern Cross Soloists for seven consecutive years, and was specialist faculty for Tutti World Music Youth Festival Beijing. Louise is a multi-award and competition-winning graduate of the Royal Colleges of Music in London and Manchester, and has worked extensively throughout the UK, Europe and Asia with the BBC Philharmonic, the Hallé Orchestra, and Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, and as a tutor for the Royal Northern College of Music. cellodreaming.com.au