MusiciansAnna Rabinowicz

Anna Rabinowicz is a Melbourne-born flautist who in 2024 is undertaking her final year at Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) under the guidance of Alison Mitchell.

Anna comes to ANAM after studying at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University with Virginia Taylor, where she was awarded her Bachelor of Music in Performance with Distinction in 2021. Before this, Anna was taught by Greg Lee and more recently by Mardi McSullea.

Anna is a WmS Haynes Flutes Young Artist and has distinguished herself in many competitions and prizes. She was a finalist at the 2023 Australian Flute Festival Open Competition. Anna was also a finalist at the Australian Youth Classical Music Competition in both 2022 and 2023 and was the recipient of ANAM’s Gwen Nisbet Encouragement Award in 2023.

Anna is a keen orchestral musician. She is the Principal Flute of the Australian Youth Orchestra (AYO), a regular performer with the AYO’s Momentum Ensemble, and was a fellow of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in 2023. She has played with many orchestras including the Auckland Philharmonia, Orchestra Victoria, and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

Anna has performed as a concerto soloist at ANAM and the Queensland Conservatorium. She is an accomplished chamber musician and is a member of the flute and guitar duo Duo Liberta, with Jeremy Stafford. Together they have performed across Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria since 2018. Anna is also a member of the Melbourne-based flute, viola and harp trio, Violets, with violist Molly Collier-O’Boyle and harpist Melina Van Leeuwen.

Anna has a wide background in music. She has been a chorister from childhood, and by the age of 16 had achieved her AMEB Grade 8 in flute, violin and piano. While still at school, Anna took part in national and state music programs such as Symphony Australia’s Scholar Conductors’ Program, and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s Secondary Symphony Project.

Anna is passionate about conducting. She has led self-organised ensembles and concerts and has conducted performances at ANAM and the Queensland Conservatorium. Anna also takes part in the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra’s masterclass programs in conducting.

Anna is bilingual in English and French, and also speaks German. In her spare time, Anna enjoys visiting art galleries and cooking up a storm.

FROM: Melbourne, VIC. Lands of the Kulin Nation.

Anna is supported by ANAM Syndicate donors Sue Driver, Sieglind D'Arcy, Elida Brereton, Pip Robinson, Jan and Michael McColl, Fiona MacDonald and Graham McConnell

Photo credit Pia Johnson

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