Paul Zabrowarny is a Melbourne-based cellist with a strong interest in contemporary repertoire. After completing a Bachelor of Music at the Elder Conservatorium under the guidance of Janis Laurs, Paul studied for four years at the Australian National Academy of Music.
Paul has performed recitals throughout Australia and Europe and has appeared frequently as a soloist with a number of orchestras. He is also a keen chamber musician and is the cellist of the ACO Inspire String Quartet. Paul has performed in concerts that have been broadcast on radio and television, including solo performances on ABC Classic FM, Radio Suisse Romande and local radio in Adelaide and Melbourne.
In 2007, Paul received grants from the Ian Potter Foundation and the Australia Council to undertake a Master’s of Music Performance at the Conservatoire de Lausanne, Switzerland – in the class of Patrick Demenga. This study included a focus on performing contemporary music and exploring a variety of extended cello techniques.
Paul has worked with many of the major Australian orchestras and performs regularly with Orchestra Victoria. Paul was an Emerging Artist with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and has continued to perform with ACO2.