0422 450 902
Violinist Arun Patterson began his studies at the age of four with the Suzuki method. He studied music at the University of Melbourne graduating in 2013 with a Bachelor of Music (Honours). He then began a Masters of Music (Performance) but has since deferred in order to expand his career as a freelance musician and teacher.
Whilst completing his Bachelor’s, Arun served as concertmaster of the Melbourne Youth Orchestra, Hopkins Sinfonia, University of Melbourne Baroque Ensemble and Melbourne City Opera as well as being awarded the “Atheneum” Violin for gifted second year. He has since enjoyed a career domestically and internationally as an orchestral musician, chamber musician and concertmaster.
Recent highlights include being Concertmaster in China with the opera “La Traviata”; being a founding member of Melbourne Baroque Orchestra and featuring in the Peninsula Music Festival as part of his string quartet “Unwound”. Aside from the classical canon, Arun has a keen interest in early music, often performing on authentic replicas of period instruments as well as folk music.
Arun has taught violin and directed ensembles at Ivanhoe Grammar School and Carey Baptist Grammar as well as having an expanding studio of private students.