Dr Stephen Lalor has been for many years the mandolin & guitar soloist with Sydney Symphony, Aust Opera & Ballet Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra & overseas orchestras. Film, jingle and ABC recording credits. Performer at Montreux Jazz, Edinburgh and Tanglewood Festivals; WOMADelaide, National Folk and Woodford festivals. Former Head of Contemporary Performance Australian Institute of Music. Internationally known performer and published composer. Also renowned teacher of piano/keyboard, particularly for adults taking up the instrument.