In March, Nicholas (Nick) McManus successfully passed his trial and was appointed Tutti Cello. Nick has moved to Hobart after studying at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney
and the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM)
. He has been involved with the Australian and Sydney Youth Orchestras and has studied and performed Chamber Music internationally as well.
In May, Claudia Leggett was appointed position of 3rd
Principal Horn. Claudia joins us after studying at the Queensland Conservatorium at Griffith University
and ANAM, and participating in the Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellowship
in 2022. Claudia has also spent time playing both Principal Third and Principal Horn in the Queensland Youth Symphony and Australian Youth Orchestra
; has toured internationally with the Australian International Opera Company and has played with the Queensland Symphony, Adelaide Symphony, New Zealand Symphony and the Australian World Orchestra.