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16 Mar
7:20 am
Ends at 6:00 pm

Violin Masterclasses, Teacher Seminars and Recital by Dr Goetz Richter AM

CGS Chapel of Christ King

Dr Goetz Richter AM is currently an Associate Professor for violin performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. He has held positions as Associate Concertmaster with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (1987-2004), Associate Principal Violin with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (1986/87) and leader of the Queensland Theatre Orchestra (1985/86). Goetz has appeared as a violin soloist, recitalist and chamber musician in Australia, Asia and Europe and has been a leader and guest leader of a number of Australian Orchestras. He has also collaborated with leading Australian and international artists, has appeared forMusica Viva and recorded for the ABC. He was awarded the Members of the Order (AM) in the 2019 Australia Day Honours List for his significant services to music as a concert violinist, artistic director, mentor and educator.




Programme Outline – Open to Senior School students, parents and general public. Primary School students may attend after confirming with Ms Madeleine Retter.

·      7:20am to 8:30am: CGS Senior Chamber Strings Ensemble Masterclass

·      9:00am to 1:30pm: Open Masterclasses – performance in masterclass by application. All sessions open to the public

·      2:00pm to 3:30pm: String Pedagogy Seminar for Teachers

·      5:30pm to 6:00pm: Public Recital by Dr Richter AM


Ensemble Masterclass Audience


Masterclass Participant + Recital


Masterclass audience + Recital


Teachers’ Seminar + Recital


Recital only


CGS Students Masterclass Audience + Recital








  • All students under 18 will require an accompanying adult
  • One accompanying adult free for each under 18 student ticket
  • Additional adults at standard rates