About the Streeton Trio

ben kopp bio           

 

Benjamin Kopp is an acclaimed pianist. He has performed as soloist with the Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Western Australian Symphony Orchestras, and Orchestra Victoria, and has collaborated with conductors Vladimir Verbitsky, Brett Kelly, Marco Zuccarini, John Harding Nicholas Braithwaite and James Judd. Benjamin completed his postgraduate studies with Pascal Devoyon at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Geneve. During his time in Switzerland, Benjamin has performed as soloist with several orchestras, including Ensemble Contrechamps, l'Orchestre du HEM Geneve and Ensemble Namascae.

In 2007, Benjamin was the winner of the ABC Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year in the keyboard category. From 2004-2006 Benjamin was a full-scholarship holder at the Australian National Academy of Music, with teacher Rita Reichmann. Benjamin completed his Bachelor of Music at the Sydney Conservatorium, with teacher Daniel Herscovitch, and previously studied with Jennifer Hammond. Benjamin’s solo and chamber music performances are regularly broadcast on Radio Suisse Romande, ABC Classic FM, 2MBS FM and 3MBS FM.

 

 

 emma jardine bio

 

Emma Jardine was described by The Strad Magazine as an 'eloquent, silver-toned violinist". She  has performed as recitalist and chamber musician across Europe, UK, Scandinavia, Asia and Australia. Born in Australia, Emma has played for several years with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, and also as soloist with the Camerata Menuhin (Switzerland). She has been engaged as Guest Principal and also Guest Associate Principal Second Violin of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and also performed with the Melbourne and West Australian Symphony Orchestras. Her solo performances have been broadcast on ABC FM, 3MBS and 2MBS FM radio stations, as well as on Australian television. From 2004-2005, Emma was an Academy Musician at the Australian National Academy of Music and was selected as one of the “Best Concertos of 2004”.

Emma also holds a Bachelor of Music Performance from the Victorian College of the Arts. She completed her Masters degree in 2011 at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève, Switzerland, in the class of Mihaela Martin. Previous teachers include Pierre Amoyal, Gyulla Stuller, Nelli Scholnikova, Igor Osim, Miwako Abe and Alice Waten. Emma has been winner of numerous competitions and scholarships, including awards from the Australia Council, Ian Potter Foundation, Victorian College of the Arts, IMS Prussia Cove, Siena Accademia Musicale Chigiana and Salzburg Mozarteum.

 

 

meta weiss bio

 

 

'Cellist Meta Weiss made her international debut at the age of seven in Utrecht, Holland. An acclaimed soloist, chamber musician, and artist, her performances have taken her to venues throughout the US and internationally, including Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Boston Symphony Hall, The Kimmel Center, Royal Albert Hall, The Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Recital Centre, and Teatro Britanico (Peru). Recent solo appearances include concertos with the Orquestra Sinfonica Brasileira (Rio de Janeiro), Orquestra Sinfonica do Teatro Nacional Claudio Santoro (Brasilia), and Third Coast Percussion.

She has won prizes in many competitions, including the Irving M. Klein International String Competition, Washington International Competition, Seattle Ladies Musical Club Award Tour Competition, Carmel Music Society Competition, National Federation of Music Clubs Young Artist Competition, Schadt Cello Competition, Yamaha Young Performing Artist Award, and the TexASTA Solo Competition.  Meta is now Senior Lecturer in 'Cello at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. Previous positions include Artist-in-Residence University of Puget Sound, Cello Fellow in the Juilliard Music Advancement Program, and Virtuosi Artist at the Bowdoin International Music Festival. She regularly performs in international  music festivals .