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Ms Isabel Hede
Ms Isabel Hede

Bachelor of Music Performance - Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia

Advanced Performance Program - The Australian National Academy of Music - Melbourne, Australia

Associate Music Diploma - Australian Music Examinations Board
Instruments: Violin and PIano
Genre/Style(s): Classical
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


Performance Experience:

Born in Melbourne, Australia, Isabel began violin at the age of six. In 2008 she completed her Bachelor of Music Performance at the Victorian College of the Arts as a student of Miwako Abe, where she was a recipient of the Kate Flowers Memorial award of $8,000 for studies overseas. From 2009 to 2012 she studied at the Australian National Academy of Music as a student of William Henessey. During this time Isabel performed with various artists such as the Brodsky String Quartet, Anthony Marwood, Pekka Kuuisisto, and received masterclasses with Midori. She also performed in various festivals including the Huntington Estate Festival, the Melbourne and Perth International Arts Festivals, the Sydney Bienalle and played in ensemble tours of China, Russia and Singapore. With a passion for chamber music, Isabel has performed in chamber groups as part of the opening of the Melbourne Recital Centre and it's ongoing concert series Australian Voices, as well as performing in the finals of the ANAM chamber music competition. From 2012 to 2014, Isabel studied in Perth as a student of Paul Wright. During that time Isabel performed with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra as part of the Hamer Hall re-opening concert, performed as a member of the Musicians’ Table Orchestra in Western Australia, and received masterclasses and performed in chamber and orchestral programs at the Aurora Chamber Music Festival in Sweden.

In recent years, Isabel has performed as a member of the Opera Australia Regional Touring Orchestra, as a part of their six-week annual tour around Australia. Having recently moved to London, Isabel intends to freelance with various ensembles and orchestras around London and overseas.

Teaching Experience:

After teaching violin and piano both privately and in schools for over ten years, Isabel has extensive teaching experience across all ages of students. Isabel has taught at various schools in Australia including Shelford Girls Grammar, St Leonards College and The Peninsula School in Melbourne. She has also taught at the University of Western Australia, All Saints College and Peter Carnley Anglican Community School in Perth Western Australia.

Isabel has also performed and designed various education workshops that have toured schools all around Australia. This includes the Musica Viva in Schools tour of an interactive show call Fiddlesticks and the Opera Australia education workshops around regional Australia.

Having taught various levels of piano and violin from beginner to university standard, Isabel has learnt that it is the role of the teacher to adjust to the various needs of the student, whether it be a focus on technique, physical ease, musicality or simply just having fun with music! Isabel is also familiar with the various exam systems and requirements if the student wishes to undertake them.

Contact Isabel

Address: Homerton, London
Greater London
E5 0JT
Phone: 07449787561
Mobile: 07449787561
Fee (60 minutes): £40.00
Fee (30 minutes): £25.00

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