BMus (Perf), Hons, Premier Prix (Préparatoire)
Joseph Lallo is an Australian Classical and Contemporary Saxophonist. He has recently completed his studies in Bordeaux, France, under the direction of Marie-Bernadette Charrier.
In 2009, Joseph completed his Bachelor of Music at the University of Melbourne with Barry Cockroft and Ian Godfrey, and was awarded The Catherine Grace McWilliam Bequest for achieving the top result in the degree. He was also awarded the 2008 Rogowski Saxophone Scholarship, the 2009 Donovan Johnston Travel Scholarship, and in 2011 was awarded a Skills and Development Grant from the Australian Arts Council.
In 2009, Joseph travelled to France to attend the European University of Saxophone Summer Camp, where he studied privately and undertook master-classes with Paris Conservatoire Saxophone Professor Claude Delangle, as well as six other European Conservatoire teachers.
Whilst living in France, Joseph has performed in Paris at the Association des Saxophonists conference on ‘Saxophone and Electro-Acoustic Music’. He premiered the Saxophone Quartet ‘Italica’ at the Cervantes Institute of Bordeau, by Spanish Composer Alfonso Romero-Gomez, and performed as a soloist at the Bordeaux 2011 Arts Festival ‘Evento’.
Joseph is committed to the creation and development of contemporary music in Australia. In 2010 he was a featured artist on Australian Composer Katy Abbot’s CD ‘Sunburnt Aftertones’. He has performed twice as a soloist on 103.5 3MBS Melbourne Radio, and at the 2011 CLASAX Melbourne International Festival for Saxophone and Clarinet. Here, Joseph gave the Australian Premier of three new contemporary works from composers Pierre Jodlowski, Mauricio Sotelo, and Marie-Hélène Fournier.
Joseph is a passionate music and saxophone teacher. He has given a number of master classes and presentations on contemporary music and art to Australian High School students, introducing them to, and educating them about the genre. He has also given Masterclasses and Guest Performances at the University of Melbourne Faculty of Music.
These details were last updated on June 13, 2012