MusiciansAdrian Whitehall

Born in Wollongong in 1997, Adrian has been playing double bass and composing since he was ten years old.

In 2019, Adrian completed his Bachelor of Music (Performance), and in 2022, a Master of Music Studies (Performance), both at The Sydney Conservatorium of Music, studying under Kees Boersma.

Adrian has played with ensembles such as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria, Australian Chamber Orchestra/ Education Programs, Ensemble Apex, Australian World Orchestra Chamber Ensemble, Moorambilla Voices and Steel City Strings. Adrian has also played with the Sydney Youth Orchestra, The Australian Youth Orchestra and ACO Academy as part of his training and education.

In 2023, Adrian is undertaking his first year of training at the Australian National Academy of Music, with Damien Eckersley. He also joined the Australia Chamber Orchestra as an Emerging Artist.

Outside of his Double Bass career, Adrian loves writing and producing music, both as himself and as part of his 'IDEOH’ project, as well as being a DJ. Adrian also loves spending quality time with friends, going for a surf/bodyboard, and playing golf.

FROM: Wollongong, NSW. Lands of the Tharawal peoples

Adrian's training at ANAM is supported by ANAM Syndicate donors Elizabeth and Ron Rosanove, Igor Zambelli

Photo by Pia Johnson

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