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Spring Academy 23

Friday 29th September 2023

Masters stream: 5:00pm

Elite stream: 7:00pm

Lady Wardle Performing Arts Centre

St Mary's Anglican Girls' School

WAYACHAMP respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we gather, learn and create, and pay respect to the First Nations People and their elders, past, present and emerging.


WAYACHAMP Director Sophie Curtis


Program to include:


Performances by chamber ensembles

Students to announce their pieces


Masters Orchestra | Directed by Elise Chong

Stephen Chin, Inferno

Violin 1: 

Ha Yoon Kim, Ivy Dyke, Kaitlyn Chen, Karin Yorozu, Jasmine Buchinger, Madeleine Tan, Jolene Chin, Eliza McKenzie

Violin 2:

Vivian Yang, Edric Chang*, Gabrielle Nyoo, Lucas Coates*, Karnteera Jitpiromsak, Alyssa Du, Rory McKenzie, Cara Heath, Isabelle Iyamu

Violin 3:

Hinata Padilla, Ashan Keenan, Juniper Anderson, Yi-Zhen Tsai, Margaux Guillaume


Eddy Greentree, Shayna Kong, William Lynch, Darshni Wadia


Lara Brand, Emma Lam, Faith Brock, Maria Del Carpio, Yang Cao, Yiou Wang, Eva Bruna Lalic, Louise Komajda

*Recipients of AUSTA Bursaries




WAYACHAMP Director Sophie Curtis


Program to include:

Performances by chamber ensembles

Students to announce their pieces


Elite Orchestra | directed by Margaret Gunson

Sebastian Harris, Silent Disapproval and Dance of the Fireflies

Violin 1: Isabella Sanchez (Principal), Joshua Woods, Georgia Nissen, Seth Cheah, Yifan Li, Jocelyn Goh, Ryan Wang, Aditya Hardjanto

Violin 2: Frida Iacopetta* (Principal), Jabez 't Hart, Jayden Goh, Edeline Tan, Jhouella Vo, Caden Smith, Cassidy Swannell, Catelyn Ashmore*

Viola: Jasher Chong (Principal), Emily Gan, Yiannis Kalli, Olivia Zhao, Chalyce Del Casale, Helena Yang, Dharmik Kadaparalla, Laurence Mitchell

Cello: Joey Yuan (Principal), Ellen Chadbund, Sasha Buevsky-Thoo, Jinnry Zhuang, Jarah Geyer, Tinnie Choi, Amy Huang, Yi-Heng Tsai

Piano duet

Zoe McKay, Emily Zhang

*Recipients of AUSTA Bursaries

Thanks to...


Sophie Curtis


2023 Spring Academy Tutors Margaret Gunson, Elise Chong, Grace Ah-Quee, Jasmin Parkinson-Stewart, Catherine Tabi, Andy Li

Workshop Guests Gabby Scheggia, Lachlan Skipworth, Ruth Klein-Cook, Fynn Evans-Ocharern

Stage Manager Emma Luckley


Thanks also to

Judith Tudball, Principal St Mary's AGS

Jodie Upton, Head of Music St Mary's AGS

Lars Jensen, Theatre Operations Manager St Mary's AGS

Helen Tuckey, WA President AUSTA

James Curtis

And to program sponsors

UWA Conservatorium of Music


Associated Chamber Music Players (ACMP), New York


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