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Enya Widdicombe

General Details

B.A.(Melb), DipMus(Melb), A.Mus.A.(Violin), J.D. Candidate(Melb)

Enya has completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne, as well as a Diploma in Music specialising in Violin Performance at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM) in conjunction with the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA). She has also completed an Associate Diploma in Music, Australia, for Violin (AMEB A.Mus.A) and the equivalent grade in Theory of Music. Currently, she is finalising the completion of her Licentiate Diploma in Music, Australia (AMEB L.Mus.A), alongside a Juris Doctor, a postgraduate law degree at the University of Melbourne. Enya holds a Working with Children Check.

Enya teaches privately, running her own ‘Violin and Music Theory School’. Here she assists students through AMEB grades, as well as those learning for leisure. Enya previously taught as ‘Head of Strings’ at an all-girls Secondary College for five years—teaching students Years 7-12, including VCE Music Units 1/2 and 3/4, and was Director of the College Orchestra, String, and Chamber ensembles. Enya has the ability to relate to and work with students of all ages and levels, with her youngest student aged three and her eldest thirty plus.

Enya has been involved in a number of ensembles, including the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet and the Melbourne Lawyers’ Orchestra. She has performed at venues such as Federation Square, Iwaki Auditorium, Melbourne Town Hall and the Melbourne Recital Centre. She has also recorded as a soloist for radio on 774 ABC and performed for notable guests including former PM John Howard, Steve Bracks, Ted Baillieu and Peter Costello.

Lessons focus on the enjoyment of the student as they discover and learn the violin. Technical work is a strong component of lessons, however as is musicality. For beginners, lessons combine both AMEB and Suzuki methods.

Students of all ages and levels are welcome.

There are limited lesson spaces available for 2017 – please enquire for further information.

These details were last updated on June 16, 2017