CutCommon: “My Arts Career During COVID-19”

April 24th, 2020 by Arcadia Winds

Our wonderful clarinettist, Lloyd Van’t Hoff, recently sat down with Stephanie Eslake from CutCommon, to talk about how his career is changing and evolving during the COVID-19 pandemic: “It’s funny, I feel this situation of isolation has brought us together a whole lot more. Because we don’t have the ability to just meet up and […]

Arcadia Winds are playing on!

March 25th, 2020 by Arcadia Winds

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned all of our worlds upside down. Many are understandably hurting right now and we feel for many of our colleagues in the arts sector who are doing it tough. Thankfully, music is a beacon of comfort and hope during these times, and there are many things that we can do […]

The Oboe Hunt

May 30th, 2018 by Arcadia Winds

I recently returned from nearly a month spent overseas in Europe traveling with my partner for a holiday, with the underlying objective of coming home with a brand new oboe! The concept of needing a new instrument is a frightening one that comes with so many questions. What’s wrong with the instrument I’ve got? What […]

CutCommon: “Completely Smashing It With Arcadia Winds”

April 15th, 2018 by Arcadia Winds

Our flautist, Kiran Phatak, recently sat down with the amazing Stephanie Eslake from CutCommon, in a wide-ranging interview on life with Arcadia Winds, and the future of Australian chamber music: “…there is something I think that all musicians (myself included) can do better, and that’s supporting our colleagues. It’s very easy to get caught up […]

Arcadia’s Matthew Kneale Wins 2017 Freedman Fellowship!

September 13th, 2017 by Arcadia Winds

AMAZING NEWS!!! Arcadia’s very own Matthew Kneale has just been awarded the 2017 Freedman Classical Fellowship. Matthew performed to a packed audience in the ABC’s Eugene Goosens Hall, where an panel of industry heavyweights chose him as the 2017 winner. He will receive a $20,000 cash prize undertake a career-enhancing project – “an international concert […]

Limelight: “Tracing the Echoes and Lines of Arcadia”

March 1st, 2017 by Arcadia Winds

We recently sat down with the wonderful Dylan Henderson at the UKARIA Cultural Centre, in a series of interviews about our first year in Musica Viva’s FutureMakers program. The result is a wonderfully insightful and eloquent summary of what has been a whirlwind adventure for us all. Here’s a little taster: “When listening to the […]