Matthew Farrell

Cello lessons taught online or in-person in Brisbane Inner

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Matthew Farrell

Matthew Farrell is an experienced cello teacher in the Brisbane region and online. A long-standing member of the Queensland Conservatorium sessional string staff (Griffith University from 1989), Matthew Farrell has taught cello in Tasmanian and Victorian schools and at Canberra School of Music, University of Southern Queensland and University of Queensland. He has taught cello, chamber music, pedagogy and his experience includes teaching young children through to bachelor and masters levels.

Matthew has been a member of the Victorian String Quartet and Principal Cello at Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra and Queensland Symphony Orchestra. A founding member of the contemporary quartet, LOCANA, he has given numerous solo performances with major Australian orchestras including concerti by Barry Conyngham, Elgar, Sullivan, Haydn, Vivaldi, Handel and Saint-Saens, and world premieres of concerti by Kent Farbach and Moya Henderson. Matthew is also Chair of MBSQ Ltd which runs two major Arts Festivals and three radio stations including 4MBS Classic FM and Silver Memories.

Matthew is a successful executive manager with 12 years experience as Director-Orchestra Management at Queensland Symphony Orchestra.

Teaching Since
Qualifications and Awards
Grad Dip Management
Grad Dip Music Performance
BA (Music)
Music Lessons Provided
Adult Learning, AMEB, Conducting
Child Checked, Comes To You, School Instrumental
Areas Serviced
Online, Brisbane Inner

Last Modified: 14 October 2021 at 12:57 PM