Dylan Evans

Brendan Joyce, violin

Brendan Joyce is Violinist, Leader and Artistic Director of Camerata - Queensland's acclaimed chamber orchestra based in Brisbane, and he is an alumnus of the original version of Camerata that played to critical acclaim 1987-1997.

Donald Nicolson, harpsichordist, organist and pianist

Melbourne-based harpsichordist, organist and pianist, Donald Nicolson is a prominent figure in performance and research of the music of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe, continuing to work on both sides of the Tasman as keyboardist for the ACO, MSO, SSO, and New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.

William Hewer, cello

William Hewer is an Australian cellist, currently based in Manchester.

Susie Furphy, violin

Susie Furphy is a Hobart-based musician. As a baroque violinist, she performed with Van Diemen’s band in the 2017 Evandale festival, and has played with the Melbourne Baroque Orchestra for performances of Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s St. Johns Passion.

Peter Clark, violin

Having lived out of a suitcase for the last three years, Peter Clark has been touring and guest-directing ensembles worldwide. 

Natasha Kraemer, cello

Natasha Kraemer is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, London. A pupil of Jenny Ward Clarke, she specialised in historical performance on Baroque and Classical cello.

Katie Yap, viola

Katie grew up playing the violin in her hometown of Brisbane. Shortly before starting her Bachelor of Music at the University of Queensland, she fell in love with the viola and has never looked back since!
Simon Martyn-Ellis

Simon Martyn-Ellis

Simon Martyn-Ellis began playing the lute after finding the classical guitar repertoire too restrictive for ensemble performance: continuo accompaniment remains a mainstay of his activities.
Karina Schmitz

Karina Schmitz

Karina Schmitz, viola, is principal violist of Handel and Haydn Society in Boston, principal violist of Apollo's Fire, the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, associate principal violist of the Carmel Bach Festival Orchestra, founding member of 17th - century ensemble ACRONYM, and violinist/violist of Duo Corbetta.

Laura Vaughan

Melbourne based viola da gamba specialist Laura Vaughan is a dynamic and well recognised member of the early music scene in Australia.