MELBOURNE FLAUTIST | FLUTE TEACHER | THEORY TEACHER
Brisbane-born flautist, Lilly Yang, enters the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) in 2019 in Melbourne following many successful solo, orchestral and chamber performances at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU). Since commencing the Professional Performance Program at ANAM, Lilly has performed with the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Simone Young and Queensland Symphony Orchestra for a successful season of the Bolshoi Ballet Jewels Performance. Lilly was also a finalist at the 2019 Australian Flute Festival Open Flute Competition and 1st prize winner of the 2019 Victorian Flute Guild Leslie Barklamb Scholarship Competition.
Highlights during the completion of her Bachelor of Music in Performance (Flute) include performing the Nielsen Flute Concerto as soloist with the Conservatorium String Orchestra, an internship with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and multiple performances as Principal Flute with the QCGU Symphony Orchestra with world-renowned conductors Jessica Cottis, Elim Chan, Johannes Fritzsch and Fabian Russell among others. Lilly was also a part of leading Australian ensemble, Ensemble Q’s performance of Ariadne auf Naxos at the end of 2018.
Lilly is also an avid flute teacher with many years of private teaching experience and is very familiar working with flute students of all ages. Prior to relocating to Melbourne, Lilly was the flute teacher at the Queensland College of Music and Aviation State High School in Brisbane.