Lizzy Welsh is a Melbourne-based musician whose main instruments are the violin and the baroque violin.
As a baroque violinist, Lizzy has performed with Orchestra of the Antipodes, Freitags-Akademien (Berlin, Germany), Latitude 37, Van Diemen’s Band, Accademia Arcadia, Gloriana Choir and the Australian Chamber Choir as well as in various experimental improvisation settings.
As either soloist or chamber musician, Lizzy has appeared at the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music, the Adelaide Festival, the Melbourne International Arts Festival, the Melbourne Jazz Festival, the University of California San Diego’s Springfest, Darmstadt Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, Shanghai New Music Week, Metropolis New Music Festival, the Peninsula Summer Music Festival, Wangaratta Jazz Festival, the Castlemaine State Festival and the Woodend Winter Arts Festival to name a few.
As a new music violinist, Lizzy has performed with Golden Fur New Music Project, ELISION Ensemble, the Argonaut Ensemble and the Australian Art Orchestra and has presented many Australian and World premieres.
An advocate for creating new music for early instruments, Lizzy has commissioned and developed many compositions for the baroque violin with composers including: Simon Charles, Kim Cunio, Peter de Jager, Rohan Drape, Alexander Garsden, Vincent Giles, Jeanette Little, Paddy Mann and Samuel Smith.