Oboist Jasper Ly is currently completing his Master of Music Performance degree at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, studying with Joshua de Graaf (Orchestra Victoria).
Jasper, a very active orchestral musician, performs with a variety of different ensembles in Melbourne and interstate. Since 2011, Jasper has had the position of First Oboe with the University of Melbourne Orchestra. In 2013 he performed the Strauss Oboe Concerto with the same orchestra after winning the University of Melbourne Concerto Competition. Jasper also frequently performs with the Monash Academy Orchestra, the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra and ARCKO Ensemble. He has also been a guest performer with the Barrier Reef Orchestra in Townsville, the Darwin Symphony Orchestra and the Macao Symphony Orchestra.
Since 2013, Jasper has performed regularly with a number of opera companies, including Victorian Opera, Lyric Opera of Melbourne, Melbourne Opera, XL Arts Opera and Shoestring Opera. He toured with Opera Australia in 2013 for their annual regional tour and in 2013 and 2014 he toured with the Australian International Opera Company to China. In October and November, Jasper will take part in Victorian Opera’s 2016 regional tour.