Emily Sun

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Violin Student

Emily began playing the violin at a very young age, introduced to the instrument  by her father Daniel, a composer, violinist and conductor. who tragically died when she was 5. She won her AMusA for piano at 13, her LMusA for violin at 14. She went through MLC School on a music scholarship.

Emily has won numerous state and national music competitions, including the Australian National Youth Concerto Competition and the Richard Goldner National Concerto Competition. After her debut with the East-West Philharmonic Orchestra in 1999 aged 10, she’s been a guest soloist with the Shanghai Philharmonic, the Queensland Youth Orchestra, the Balmain Sinfonia and the Ku-Ring-Gai Philharmonic.


Emily is currently in her second year of a Bachelor of Music Performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with a full merit scholarship, studying with Robin Wilson. She will travel to London this September to further her studies at the Royal College of Music.