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Richard Lynn

Double Bass


Richard Lynn was born in Perth and began studying double bass at the age of 14. He studied at the Edith Cowan University in Perth before graduating with a Bachelor of Music Performance (Double Bass) degree from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in 1991.

Whilst a student, Richard performed orchestral, opera and music theatre concerts with the Philharmusica Orchestra and, following his graduation, was a casual and contract musician with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra before winning his full-time permanent position as tutti double bass with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in 1997.

Since relocating to Sydney, Richard has played with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Sydney Soloists, the National Philharmonic and the Philharmonia Orchestras.