Collaborating on The ANAM Set with ANAM musician Ariel Postmus WA viola
Melody Eötvös (1984) was born in the Southern Highlands, NSW, Australia. From the age of five she studied piano and music theory under her parents' tutelage and at eight began learning the cello which coincided with her first experimentations in composition. Her undergraduate studies were completed at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music Griffith University, with Dr Gerardo Diriè.
Commissions in 2020 included The Philadelphia Orchestra (USA), The Australian Chamber Orchestra, and the Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra (USA). Future projects include collaborations with ANAM, MSO, Alex Raineri, and the Flinders String Quartet.
Melody is a Lecturer in Composition and Aural Studies at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.
Melody holds a Doctor of Music (2014) from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music USA, and a Master of Music (2008) from the Royal Academy of Music, London UK.