Classical guitarist, Hamish Strathdee, is building a reputation as one of the leading young guitarists on the Australian music scene. A recipient of numerous awards and prizes, most recently, Hamish has received 2nd Prize in the 2016 Whitworth Classical Music Competition, and the Peter and Lena Karmel Honours Scholarship awarded to "the most outstanding student in music commencing an Honours year at the ANU School of Music." Additionally, Hamish was twice awarded first prize in the ANU Chamber Music Competition, in 2016 in Gallenti-Strathdee guitar duo and, in 2013 as a member of the Wattle Guitar Quartet. Hamish was also the inaugural recipient of the Fankhauser Travelling Fellowship. 2017 will see the release of Hamish's debut recording, Impressions of Spain, featuring the works of Joaquin Rodrigo, Enrique Granados and Antonio Josè.
“Hamish displays a formidable technical arsenal, and compels the listener with his uncommon level of commitment to communicating the essence of the music he presents.” – Alexsandr Tsiboulski
Hamish recently completed a Bachelor of Music with First-Class Honours at the Australian National University his major academic research was concerned with creating a new performance edition of Antonio José's Sonata para Guitarra using various manuscript sources and modern editions. During his studies, Hamish was fortunate to be mentored by world renowned pedagogues and performers Minh Le Hoang and Timothy Kain, prior to his studies at the ANU, Hamish received significant guidance from Adrian Roll, Angelina Ellis and Isolde Schaupp.
Tickets online and at the door:
$25 - Adult
$20 - Concession
$75 - Family (2 Adults + 2 Concessions)
Children under 12 free