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

Festival Artists

Double bass

Phoebe Russell

Phoebe enjoys a career as a soloist, performer and ​educator. ​Born in Melbourne, Phoebe studied at the Australian National Academy of Music ​with Damien Eckersley. At 17 she moved to Berlin and within ​months made her debut in the esteemed double bass section of the Berlin Philharmonic. Also a ​graduate of Berlin Philharmonic’s Karajan Academy, Phoebe has performed in more than ​twenty countries across the globe with some of the world’s leading orchestras. ​In 2017 Phoebe was appointed principal double bass of the Queensland Symphony ​Orchestra and is regularly invited to orchestras as a guest principal. ​Parallel to her busy performance schedule, Phoebe is a passionate educator and is the lecturer in double bass at the University of Queensland and a faculty member of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music.