Tallowdale Music will present a concert of music for Wind Quintet, Strings and Piano by Jonathan L. Billingham. The event will also feature George Yang as a solo artist, performing music for Cello and Piano by Tchaikovsky. Book now to secure your tickets and enjoy this varied program!
Introducing George Yang...
George Yang is currently undertaking the Masters of Music degree at Sydney Conservatorium of Music with the support of Patricia Lucas Music Achievement Scholarship. Prior to his Post-graduate studies, he completed his Bachelor of Music (Performance) under the tutelage of Georg Pedersen in 2014.
During his studies at the Conservatorium, George served as the Principal cellist of the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra from 2014-2016. He was a participant of the Australian Youth Orchestra’s National Music Camp in Canberra (2014) and Adelaide (2015), in which he has worked with conductors such as Richard Gill, James Judd and Douglas Boyd. He has been part of Sydney Northern Chamber Orchestra, and went on a tour in Colombia to play at the international choral music festival ‘Cantata America’ with Colombian and Venezuelan Orchestras. In addition, George has been an active member of Willoughby Symphony Orchestra, The Metropolitan Orchestra and Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra.
In 2015, George went on the northern tour with David Miller AM and four other musicians, they presented chamber music concerts in Tea Gardens, Hawks Nest, Nambucca Heads, Coffs Harbour, Dorrigo, Boambee, Laurieton, Forster, Port Macquarie, Kempsey, Taree, and Kendell. George had performed in various venues in China, Hong Kong, South America and Australia including Sydney Opera House, Angel place recital hall, Llwellyn Hall in ANU school of music, Wollongong Town Hall, Chatswood Concourse, Verbrugghen hall, Elder Hall in Adelaide, Auditorio Leon de Greiff and Club of the Professors of National University.
George has been teaching cello since 2008. He teaches at Conservatorium’s Open Academy “play at the con”, Karlyang Music Education Centre, Gladesville Public School, Lindfield Public School and Covenant Christian School. He has taught many students at different levels of musicality and understands the importance of planning and tailoring lessons according to the student's needs.