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Euan Harvey



Born in Christchurch New Zealand, Euan Harvey joined the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in 2008 after four years with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. After completing degrees in Music and Business Administration at Victoria University of Wellington, Euan worked as a corporate tax specialist in New Zealand, becoming a Chartered Accountant before taking up a Fulbright Scholarship to obtain a Masters of Music at the Manhattan School of Music in New York.

Euan was formerly Co-Principal Horn of the Verbier Festival Orchestra, Switzerland, which included tours to the major concert halls of Europe, Asia and the Americas. He has performed as principal horn with all the major symphony orchestras in Australia and New Zealand, together with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Opera Australia Orchestra.

As a chamber musician, Euan has been a member of New Sydney Wind Quintet, the Sydney Omega Ensemble and new music group Stroma. Euan has recorded the Brahms Horn Trio and Britten Serenade for ABC Classics and the Dawn Wail for the Dead as part of Paul Stanhope’s Requiem CD with Sydney Chamber Choir.

Currently on the French Horn faculty of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and Conservatorium High School, Euan also regularly tutors at the Australian Youth Orchestra and the Australian National Academy of Music.

A lover of the outdoors, Euan has completed two Ironman distance triathlons as well as the Coast to Coast longest day race in New Zealand.