The Festival Team

Julia Fredersdorff, Artistic Director

Julia Fredersdorff studied baroque violin with Lucinda Moon at the Victorian College of the Arts, before traveling to the Netherlands to study with Enrico Gatti at The Royal Conservatorium, in The Hague.

Recently repatriated having been based in Paris for almost 10 years, Julia has freelanced with some of the finest European ensembles, such as Les Talens Lyriques, Les Folies Françoises, Le Concert d’Astrée, Le Parlement de Musique, Ensemble Matheus, Les Paladins, Il Complesso Barocco, New Dutch Academy and Bach Concentus.

In Australia, Julia performs with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, La Compañia, Ludovico’s Band and the Orchestra of the Antipodes. Julia has participated in over 20 CD recordings for Virgin Classics, Deutsche Grammaphon, ABC Classics and Tall Poppies.

Passionate about chamber music, she is a founding member of Ironwood, with whom she tours and records extensively. Julia is founder of the Peninsula Summer Music Festival and teaches baroque violin at the conservatoriums of Sydney and Melbourne.

Board of Directors

KEVIN BELL Chair
JULIA FREDERSDORFF Artistic Director
MERRYN TINKLER General Manager

Administration

MERRYN TINKLER General Manager

JULIA FREDERSDORFF Artistic Director
JACQUI HOWARD Associate Artistic Director
GILL THOMPSON & EMMA SMITH Publicity / PR / Comms