Musician | Cellist
Projects: ‘The Other Side’, Nov 2014; ‘Still in Time’, May 2014
Eliza Sdraulig began cello studies at the age of eight. She has performed in numerous ensembles and orchestras through organisations such as the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Australian Youth Orchestra, Victorian Opera, Melbourne Youth Music, Orchestra Project and Youth Philharmonic Melbourne.
In 2006 Eliza was awarded the inaugural Melbourne Youth Music Bruce Worland Music Scholarship. She achieved her Associate of Music, Australia in 2009, and was selected to perform in the VCE Season of Excellence (Top Class) in 2012. In 2013, Eliza commenced her Bachelor of Music degree at The University of Melbourne and was awarded the Victorian Government’s 2013 Creative Scholarship (Outstanding Undergraduate) for the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. She was also the recipient of the 2013 Francis Quinn Encouragement Award, the 2013 Peg Oldfield Prize for excellence in performance and the 2014 recipient of the Lilo Nassau Cello Scholarship. Eliza is a member of the Elgin String Quartet, which was selected to perform as Emerging Artists at the 2014 Mimir Chamber Music Festival in Fort Worth, Texas. She has also appeared as a cellist for Project Anon, an ensemble that collaborates with various musicians and composers for two concert seasons per year.
Eliza has performed in various master classes for solo and chamber music and continues to perform as a freelance musician for recordings and live performance. In the future Eliza wishes to pursue postgraduate studies in music performance.