BMus (Perf), Hons, Premier Prix (Préparatoire), MMus (Saxophone), MMus (Conducting)
A native of Melbourne, Australian saxophonist and conductor Joseph Lallo returned to his hometown in 2016 after six years in France, and is currently teaching saxophone at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne.
Joseph is a graduate of The University of Melbourne (Barry Cockroft & Ian Godfrey), the Bordeaux Conservatoire de Musique (Marie-Bernadette Charrier), and the Strasbourg Haute École des Arts du Rhin (Philippe Geiss). He has performed in masterclasses with Claude Delangle, Kenneth Tse, Vincent David, Jean-Denis Michat, Guy Lacour, and Neils Bijl, amoungst others.
Joseph has performed alongside some of the top performers and pedagogues around the world, and was the programming assistant for SaxOpen, the 2015 World Saxophone Congress and Festival. He has performed with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, and is a member of the chamber ensemble Duo Dela. An advocate of new music and combination ensembles, he has preformed World Premiers by Jean-François Zygel, Tómas Gubitsch, Ivan Solano, Javier Muñoz-Bravo, Franck Tortiller and Mark Phillips, the French premier of Roger Boutry’s Concerto for Alto and Soprano Saxophone, and the Australian premiers of works by Robert Lemay, François Rossé, Gilbert Amy, Pierre Jodlowski, Mauricio Sotelo and Philippe Geiss. He was featured artist on Australian composer Katy Abbot’s 2010 CD, Sunburnt Aftertones.
Joseph has been the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, including the 2013 Strasbourg HEAR New Talent Scholarship, the 2012 Australian Arts Council Skills and Development Grant, the 2009 Catherine Grace McWilliam Bequest for achieving the highest result in his Bachelor of Music, the 2009 Donovan-Johnston Memorial Travel Scholarship, and the 2008 Rogowski Saxophone Scholaship.
Joseph is a Selmer Artist, and performs on Series III Alto & Soprano Saxophones, a Selmer Concept mouthpiece, and Selmer Reeds.
These details were last updated on November 13, 2016