AHE Biographies

Rebecca Chan

Violin: Associate Leader Philharmonia, London

Rebecca has played with many orchestras in Australia, UK and Europe, was a member of the Australian Chamber Orchestra from 2010-2015, a member of the AWO and core member and guest director of the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra.

Katerina Nazarova

Violin: Associate Leader of the Royal Northern Sinfonia

A short bio with personal history, key Katerina has led various orchestras and ensembles including the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Iona Allan

Violin: Freelance

Iona plays professionally with a variety of orchestras including the Ulster Orchestra. She has worked with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, and Melbourne Chamber Orchestra.

Eliza Scott

Violin: Post-Grad at the RCM

A passionate orchestral musician, Eliza regularly performs with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, and has been the principal second violin of the Australian Youth Orchestra in both

2018 and 2019. Eliza felt  very privileged to perform in the inaugural concert of the Australia House Ensemble.

Sascha Bota

Viola: Former member of ACO and Member of Navarra String Quartet

Sascha has been playing as guest principal with a number of orchestras, as well as chamber music with the principals of the LSO and St.Martin in the Fields orchestra. Sascha is also dedicated to jazz and other forms of improvised music and regularly appears at jazz concerts and festivals..

Morgan Goff

Viola: Freelance

Morgan has a busy performing and recording schedule with numerous chamber ensembles in London, including the Locrian Ensemble, the Fiorini Trio, Aurora Orchestra and the London Sinfonietta. He has recorded as a soloist and chamber musician for Hyperion, Meridian, Naxos ABC classics and others.

Andrew Chamberlain

Cello: Freelance

Andrew performed regularly with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, various musical theatre productions at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre and with many chamber groups.  He studied for his MMus and played regularly with the Philharmonisches Orchester Freiburg and with the Staatsorchester Rheinische Orchester in Koblenz.

Daniel Pini

Cello: Southbank Sinfonia

Daniel has performed internationally as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player. He was born into a musical family and began cello at age 3. In 2018, he won a Cello Fellowship with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, and moved to London as a member of Southbank Sinfonia.

Adam Storey

Double Bass: Chineke Orchestra

Adam performs with many professional UK orchestras: Northern Lights Symphony Orchestra, London Chamber Orchestra, Southbank Sinfonia, Amadeus Orchestra and Mozart Symphony Orchestra. He regular performs and records with the Chineke Orchestra.

Cameron Roberts

Piano: Freelance

Cameron performs throughout the UK, Europe and Australia as a soloist and chamber player. Recent performances have taken him to London’s Purcell Room, Royal Albert Hall, Madrid’s Teatro Real and to festivals in Geneva, Rome, Valencia, Amsterdam and Colombia. As a chamber player, he collaborates regularly with Jacques Zoon (flute), Rebecca Chan (violin), Beate Altenburg (cello).

Naoko Keatley

Violin: London Symphony Orchestra

As a member of the London Symphony Orchestra, she regularly performs at the Barbican and on tour around the world. She has a busy freelance career and appears regularly as Principal with the Australian World Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and many other orchestras in the UK.

Jeremy Watt

Double Bass: CBSO

Jeremy spent a few years working with both the Queensland Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra before emigrating to the UK in 2002. In 2018 Jeremy took up a Sub-Principal position with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s double bass section.

Pei-Jee Ng

Cello: Co-Principal Cellist of the London Philharmonic Orchestra since 2015.

Australian Pei-Jee Ng began his studies in Adelaide before moving to the UK to study extensively with Hannah Roberts and Ralph Kirshbaum in Manchester. He completed his studies at the Royal Academy of Music and received the prestigious Queen’s Commendation for Excellence. He was the 2001 Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year and won the 2008 Young Concert Artists Trust auditions in London. In addition to the major Australian symphony orchestras, he has performed concertos with the National Taiwan Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Malaysian Philharmonic, Singapore Symphony, Oulu Symphony, Sinfonia ViVA and Estonian National Symphony, and made his debut with the Philharmonia Orchestra at the 2011 Chichester Festivities. As a soloist and recitalist he has performed in venues including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Centre, Konzerhaus Berlin, Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room and Sydney Opera House and appeared in many festivals in the UK, Australia and Europe. A committed chamber musician, Pei-Jee is cellist of the award winning Fournier Trio. His collaboration with pianist Chiao-Ying Chang won them the Libero Lana Prize at the 2011 Trieste International Chamber Music Competition.  

Hugh Kluger

Double Bass: sub principal LPO

Hugh grew up in Sydney, Australia, where he studied Double Bass with Alex Henery at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Hugh was appointed Co-Principal of the Adelaide Symphony in 2014, and has since worked as Guest Principal with the London Symphony Orchestra, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Hallé, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, and others. Hugh is currently Sub-Principal of the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

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