M Music, B Music, Artist Certificate in Chamber Music, Licentiate Diploma of Music (AMEB)
Senior Lecturer in Violin and Viola
Graeme Jennings is a former member of the legendary Arditti String Quartet. He has toured widely throughout the world, made more than 70 CDs, given over 300 premières and received numerous accolades, including the prestigious Siemens Prize and two Gramophone awards. Active as a soloist, chamber musician, ensemble leader and conductor, his repertoire ranges from Bach to Boulez and beyond
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. He has also performed as Guest Concertmaster of the Adelaide and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras and Guest Associate Concertmaster with the Sydney Symphony. An alumnus of the Queensland Conservatorium, he was awarded the Conservatorium Medal in 1989 and has received two Australia Council grants.
Fields of expertise
- String instruments
- Contemporary performance practice
- Electro-acoustical works
- Exploring the connections and boundaries between notated and improvised music.
Current teaching areas
- Violin and Viola