violin talent Evan ElsleyViolin talent

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

 

Student News from 2018, 2019 and 2020 (Quiet activity year)

Evan teaches his competition winning students the most demanding technical works ever written for the Violin. This includes virtuosic works by Paganini, Wieniawski, Ernst, Ysaye, Tchaikowsky, Milstein, Bach, Bruch, Vieuxtemps.

Evan teaches from his Sydney Violin studio and on Skype or Zoom. He is a Diploma Examiner and University Violin teacher for both Performance and Teaching Degrees. 

  • COMPETITION AWARDS
  • Kendall National Violin Competition. Winner of the audience prize and third prize Joan Levy Award 2020/21 (Competition amongst the best teachers and Conservatoriums in Australia)
  • London Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition Winner of the First Prize
  • Sydney Eisteddfod Winner of the First Prize Wenkart Foundation
  • Sydney Eisteddfod Winners of the First Prize Instrumental Duos
  • Sydney Eisteddfod Winner of the Second Prize Alf and Pearl Memorial Instrumental Award
  • Sydney Eisteddfod Winner of the Second Prize Wenkart Foundation
  • Sydney Eisteddfod Winner of the Third Prize Open Age Sonata
  • KPO Concerto Competition Second Stage Finalist
  • St George Eisteddfod Winner of the Championship Award
  • St George Eisteddfod Winners of multiple First Prizes
  • Wollongong Eisteddfod Championship Winner of the Jan Baxter Prize
  • Wollongong Eisteddfod Winner of the First Prize for Classical/Romantic Solo.  (Competitors included a Juilliard student.)
  • Northern Suburbs Eisteddfod Winner of multiple First Prizes
  • DIPLOMAS AND TERTIARY AWARDS
  • AMEB LMusA (Highest level Diploma with a 10% success rate Wikipedia)
  • 14 year old LMusA Award with Distinction
  • 14 year old LMusA Award
  • 16 year old LMusA Award
  • Sydney Conservatorium Degree Awarded early entry
  • HSC Music Extension 3 Performance Awarded Distinguished Achiever 100%
  • HSC Band 6's for Music 2 and Music 3
  • UNSW B Mus successful entry audition and coursework
  • AMEB Certificate of Performance Five candidates awarded High Distinctions and four candidates awarded Honours
  • MUSIC SCHOLARSHIPS
  • Sydney Grammar School
  • Newington College
  • Meriden
  • Macarthur Anglican
  • PLC Croydon
  • Offer to Broughton
  • YOUTH ORCHESTRAS
  • Australian Youth Orchestra camp
  • Sydney Youth Orchestra Concert Master
  • Members of the Sydney Youth Orchestra Flagship
  • Concert Master Newington College tour to Spain and Portugal
  • Members of the NSW Schools Spectacular Orchestra
  • PROFESSIONAL
  • Solo club bookings with G'DAY HOLLYWOOD
  • Guest Solo Appearances with the Vov Dylan Palace Orchestra

 

PREVIOUS STUDENT DEGREES, DIPLOMAS HSC RESULTS

 

OTHER PAST RESULTS INCLUDE

  • Newington College - Music Scholarship Multiple Recipients
  • Sydney Grammar - Music Scholarship Multiple Recipient and offers
  • SCECGS Redlands - Music Scholarship Recipient
  • Meridan - Music Scholarship Recipient
  • PLC Pymble - Music Scholarship Recipient
  • St Catherine (Waverley) - Music Scholarship Recipients
  • Waverley College - Music Scholarship Recipients
  • The Kings School (Parramatta) - Music Scholarship Recipient
  • Trinity Grammar - Music Scholarship offers
  • MLC - Music Scholarship offers
  • PLC (Croydon) - Music Schoarship Recipients
  • Macarthur Anglican School - Music Scholarship Multiple Recipients
  • Broughton - Music Scholarship offer
  • Kambala - Music Scholarship Recipients
  • Frensham - Music Scholarship Recipients
  • Newtown Performing Arts High School - Multiple placements
  • Sydney Conservatorium High School - Multiple placements
  • Australian Youth Orchestra Camp - Placement
  • Sydney Youth Orchestra - Multiple Awards and Leader positions
  • NSW Premiers Award for Music
  • Sydney Eisteddfod - Cash prizes Multiple Recipients
  • Wollongong Eisteddfod - Multiple First places and Grand Award
  • St George Eisteddfod - Cash prizes Multiple Recipients and Firsts
  • KPO Concerto Competition- Placements
  • Talent Quests - Cash prizes Multiple Recipients