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Graeme Jennings

Violin | Viola

Graeme Jennings is an Australian violinist and violist and a former member of the legendary Arditti String quartet (1994–2005). He has toured widely throughout the world, made more than 80 CDs, given over 300 premieres and received numerous accolades, including the prestigious Siemens Prize (1999) and two Gramophone awards.

Active as a soloist, chamber musician, ensemble leader and conductor, his repertoire ranges from Bach to Boulez and beyond. He has worked with and been complimented upon his interpretations by the leading composers of our time. Graeme is a member of Australia's internationally acclaimed new music ensemble ELISION, as well as the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, the Lunaire Collective and the Kurilpa String Quartet. In 2009 he was appointed Senior Lecturer in Violin and Viola at the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University. In 2012, he was appointed violin lecturer at the Darmstadt Summer Courses held biennially in Germany.