Lizzy Welsh is a violinist and baroque violinist based in Melbourne, Australia. She commenced violin studies with Louise Ray while growing up in Castlemaine, Victoria. Lizzy has since studied modern violin in Melbourne, Brisbane, Cologne (Germany) and San Diego (US). Lizzy has also studied baroque violin in Melbourne and Hobart.
As a baroque violinist, Lizzy performs with Accademia Arcadia, Gloriana Choir and the Australian Chamber Choir, 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 of Arts, the Melbourne International Arts Festival, the Melbourne Jazz Festival, Springfest at the University of California San Diego, the Castlemaine State Festival and the Woodend Winter Arts Festival, among others.
As a new music violinist, Lizzy has performed with Golden Fur New Music Project, ELISION Ensemble, the Argonaut Ensemble and the Australian Art Orchestra, and has presented many Australian and world premieres by composers such as Oren Ambarchi, Mark Applebaum, David Chisholm, Mary Finsterer, Alexander Garsden, Paul Grabowsky. George Lewis, Jobst Liebrecht, Liza Lim, Kate Neal, Anthony Pateras, Jon Rose, James Rushford and John Zorn.
Lizzy is currently undertaking postgraduate studies at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music under the supervision of Graeme Jennings and Vanessa Tomlinson.