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Townsville, Queensland.
29 July to 07 August 2022
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Festival Artists

Festival Artists

Double bass

Kirsty McCahon

Kirsty McCahon is supported by Mrs W.G. Keighley

Bass player, curator, presenter, educator, ambassador, mother and avid tree planter, Kirsty is acknowledged as one of Australia’s foremost double bassists. A Churchill Fellow and Honorary Fellow of the University of Melbourne, Kirsty is a champion of Australian music, musicians, and the important, unique stories shared through the magic of music-making. Former Principal Double Bass of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Kirsty has founded and performed with countless domestic and international ensembles. Kirsty is thrilled to recently be appointed Strategic Relations Manager at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.