Margaret Louise Blades

  • Bachelor Music (Performance) University of Adelaide
  • Graduate Diploma of Music (Performance)University of Tasmania

Violin teacher, over 25 years experience teaching from beginner to advanced (tertiary level). My teachers have included Beryl Kimber and Prof Jan Sedivka.

I love to teach violin, and am committed to each and every one of my students. I have spent many years as a Leader and violinist of various orchestras, including the WASO, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, the ACO, Sydney Symphony, Melbourne Symphony, and others .
As a soloist, I have appeared with the Adelaide Symphony, Tasmanian Symphony, Adelaide Chamber Orchestra and the WASO, where my solo performances have included an appearance with superstar Nigel Kennedy in Vivaldi’s Double Violin Concerto,and the premiere of works by Richard Mills ,Ross Edwards and James Ledger.I have also performed as soloist in New Zealand and the USA, where I performed the Mozart Sinfonia Concertante with Emerson String Quartet violist, Lawrence Dutton.
I have been fortunate to have performed on stage with some of Australia’s finest artists,including Michael Goldschlager, Geoffrey Tozer, Geoffrey Lancaster, Beryl Sedivka and others, both as a recitalist and chamber musician, for Musica Viva, Adelaide International Festival of Arts, Blackwood River Chamber Music Festival, Barossa Music Festival, and in numerous broadcasts for ABC Classic FM.

I have performed and toured internationally also with the ACO ,Sydney Symphony and the Asia Pacific United Orchestra where she performed in some of the worlds finest concert halls, including Musikverein Vienna, Wigmore Hall, Royal Albert Hall and the Concertgebouw.
In 2012 I undertook some study at the Mozarteum in Salzburg with Professors Zakhar Bron, and Pierre Amoyal.
I have taught violin at the Universities of Tasmania, Adelaide ,WA, and WAAPA.
I know run my very own violin academy, see website for more details!!!
In 2000 I was awarded the Centenary Medal for Services to Australian Society through Music.

4/10 Kimberley St
West Leederville, WA
0407 555 067


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Details last updated on June 6, 2019