Lizzy Welsh is a Melbourne-based musician whose main instruments are the violin and the baroque violin.
As a baroque violinist, Lizzy has performed with Orchestra of the Antipodes, Freitags-Akademien (Berlin, Germany), Latitude 37, Van Diemen’s Band, the Australian Romantic and Classical Orchestra, Accademia Arcadia, La Compañia, Consort Eclectus and Harken Well, as well as in various experimental improvisation settings.
As either soloist or chamber musician, Lizzy has appeared at the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music, the Adelaide Festival, the Melbourne International Arts Festival, the Melbourne Jazz Festival, the University of California San Diego’s Springfest, Darmstadt Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, Shanghai New Music Week, Metropolis New Music Festival, the Peninsula Summer Music Festival, Wangaratta Jazz Festival, the Castlemaine State Festival and the Woodend Winter Arts Festival to name a few.
As a new music violinist, Lizzy has presented scores of Australian and World premieres with ensembles including Golden Fur New Music Project, ELISION Ensemble, the Argonaut Ensemble and the Australian Art Orchestra. Lizzy is an Associate Artist of the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music.
An advocate for creating new music for early instruments, Lizzy has commissioned and developed many compositions for the baroque violin.
Lizzy is currently undertaking postgraduate studies at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music under the supervision of Graeme Jennings and Vanessa Tomlinson.