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Fiona Ziegler

Assistant Concertmaster

Webb Family Chair, in memory of Dr Bill Webb & Helen Webb


Fiona Ziegler began her violin and piano studies with her mother, violinist, Eva Kelly, later studying violin with Christopher Kimber and Harry Curby, piano with Nancy Salas and cello with Lois Simpson. Fiona, also a prominent early music instrumentalist, has performed with Ensemble de la the Reine, The Marias Project, The Sydney Consort, The Australian Forte Piano, the Renaissance Players, the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and her own groups, Concertato and Strumenti Barocci. She has also performed regularly with The Sydney Chamber Choir, Coro Innominata, the Sydney Soloists and has led the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Orchestra since 1992.

As a chamber musician Fiona was a member of the Sydney String Quartet, the Gagliano String Quartet, Trio Pollastri and the Vuillaume Trio. Fiona still regularly performs with The Chanterelle String Quartet, Josie and the Emeralds on Tenor Viol, the Grevillea Ensemble, Charisma and Plektra and Completely Plucked on mandolin and mandola.

Fiona is the Assistant Concertmaster of the Sydney Symphony.