Amy Roh, (14 years old) moved interstate last year to Melbourne, from Brisbane and started playing the cello at the age of 6, learning from Mei Lee Stocker. She is currently a Year 9 student at Korowa Anglican Girls’ School and is studying with Howard Penny who teaches at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM).
In QLD, she participated in the Queensland Youth Orchestra for 5 years and was also playing in many leadership roles. At the age of 12, she was awarded a with high distinction with her Certificate of Performance and was also awarded her AmusA last year.
Earlier this year, she participated in the Australian Discovery Orchestra Project, for Independent Schools in Victoria, in which the performance was live streamed to a world-wide audience. She also won varieties of eisteddfods in QLD, where she was awarded the highest mark in the competition. She was also accepted into the finals for the Melbourne Recital Centre Bach Competition Finals for 2017.
Amy will be performing the first movement of the Lalo Cello Concerto in D Minor on the 8th of August.