2014 Archibald Painting by Ben Robson

Evan is a

  • University Violin teacher
  • Diploma Examiner
  • Eisteddfod Adjudicator
  • Internationally experienced Director of Strings
  • Celebrated Performer on TV, Recordings, Radio, Concerts
  • Specialist in talent research and development
  • Director of Elsley Ensembles P/L


Adjudicating experience;

  • Evan is regularly asked to adjudicate string performers, recently for the Inner West Eisteddfod, St George Eisteddfod, Penrith Eisteddfod and Bankstown Eisteddfod.


  • He is a highly experienced examiner of A.Mus.A and L.Mus.A Diploma candidates. He has also been an examiner of HSC performance exams.


  • He was the recipient of an AMEB Examiners Award in 2006 and has been a trainer of AMEB Examiners.


  • Evan has given seminars on the Violin to teaching associations.


  • He is a registered assessor for the Duke of Edinburgh scheme.


  • Evan regularly examines Violin candidates at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and Regional Conservatorium venues throughout NSW.


  • He has adjudicated candidates for many talent quests and Violin scholarship awards.