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

Festival Artists


Trish Dean

Tasmanian-born cellist Trish Dean (formerly O'Brien) is the co-Artistic Director and cellist of Ensemble Q. She has performed worldwide at major venues with national and international ensembles. She was engaged as Associate Principal cellist for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and guest Principal for the Sydney, Adelaide and Queensland Symphony Orchestras. Trish has performed as concerto soloist with several Australian Symphony Orchestras and recorded as soloist and chamber musician for ABC Classics, Ensemble Q Artists, ABC Classic FM, Solitary Island Records and 2MBS Records. She is a member of the Australian World Orchestra and has performed as guest artist with the Australian String Quartet, Navarra Quartet, and Southern Cross Soloists. Trish has presented masterclasses across Australia and taught for the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, and is a driving force behind the Ensemble Q mentorship program. Trish is also an award winning photographer.