Emma Di Marco Music

The online home of Australian saxophonist and D'Addario Woodwinds Artist Emma Di Marco

Curriculum Vitae

 
 
 

Qualifications and work history

2016

Doctor of Philosophy

2011
Bachelor of Music in Advanced Performance with First Class Honours Queensland Conservatorium of Music
Major: Classical Saxophone

2008
L.Mus.A Saxophone (Distinction)

2006
A.Mus.A Saxophone


Awards

2017

Churchill Fellowship

2011
Griffith University Medal for High Achievement
Griffith Award for Academic Excellence

2010
Griffith Award for Academic Excellence

2009
Griffith Award for Academic Excellence

2008
Griffith Award for Academic Excellence

 

Teaching Appointments

2014 - Current
Sessional Lecturer in Saxophone
Queensland Conservatorium of Music

2015 - Current
Woodwind Instructor
Grace Academy
Grace Lutheran College

2017 - Current
Northpine Christian College
Clarinet and Saxophone Teacher

2006 - Current
Private Saxophone and Clarinet Tuition
AMEB Registered Instrumental Teacher

2013 - 2016
Somerville House
Saxophone Specialist Tutor

2011 - Current
Queensland Youth Orchestra Wind Symphony Saxophone Tutor

2011 - 2013
Clayfield College Saxophone Specialist

 

Tours

2016
Emma Di Marco presents 'Shimmer'
A collection of solo works for saxophone and a celebration of Australian music.
Performances in Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, and Melbourne

Barega Saxophone Quartet and Hourglass Ensemble
"Journey to the Underworld"
Performances in Brisbane and the Sydney Opera House

2014
Emma Di Marco: "East Coast Tour"
Performance Engagements in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, & Hobart
Collaborations with Barega Sax, Nathan Henshaw, Nexas Quartet, Anthony Voliutis, Benjamin Price

Barega Sax presents "Colossus"
Performance Engagements in Brisbane & Sydney
Collaborations with Andrew Kennedy, Annie Larsen, Steve Newcomb Orchestra

2012
Barega Saxophone Quartet Melbourne Tour Concert Collaboration with The Argot
Project


Solo Engagements

2011
 Soloist with the Queensland Conservatorium Wind Orchestra

2010
Performance with Mueller International Chamber Orchestra: Concerto in E flat Major for Alto Saxophone and String Orchestra


Festivals and Conferences

2015
'SaxOpen' the World Saxophone Congress and Festival
Strasbourg, France
Solo Recital: 'Shimmer'
Saxophone & Piano Recital with David Howie (SYD): 'Let the Darkness Out'
Quartet Recital with Barega Sax: 'Airplay'
Recital with the Australian Saxophone Orchestra

2014
Barega Saxophone Quartet Feature Performance at Crossbows Festival, QCGU

2013
Australasian Saxophone and Clarinet Conference - Sydney, Australia Saxophone Recital: “The Solo Soprano”
Lecture: “Creating a Better Understanding of Classical Saxophone Performance in Australia”
Ensemble Recital: Barega Saxophone Presents “Plugged In” with Guest Artist Niels Bijl

2012
XVI World Saxophone Congress held at University of St Andrews, Scotland Barega Saxophone Quartet Feature Performance: “A Slice of Queensland”
Barega Saxophone Quartet performance with Trichotomy at Crossbows Festival for Small Ensembles

2011
Barega Saxophone Quartet – Performing Artists at the Australian Clarinet and Saxophone Festival held in Melbourne, Australia
Concertmaster of the Queensland Conservatorium Saxophone Orchestra at their performance at the Australian Clarinet and Saxophone Festival held in Melbourne, Australia


Concert Series

2013
Paint It Red Chamber Music Series - Juggler’s Art Space, Brisbane Duo Performance with Samantha Mason
Paint It Red Chamber Music Series - Juggler’s Art Space, Barega Saxophone Quartet performance

2012
Saxophone on Sundays Concert 1 - 4MBS, Brisbane Solo Performance and Collaboration with Barry Bobart
Saxophone on Sundays Concert 2 - 4MBS, Brisbane Barega Saxophone Quartet
Saxophone on Sundays Concert 3 - 4MBS, Brisbane Solo Performance


Artistic Directorships

2014
Queensland Clarinet and Saxophone Society 'Super Saxophone Day' 

2013
Queensland Clarinet and Saxophone Society ‘Super Saxophone Day’

2012
Saxophone on Sundays - Brisbane Concert Series 3 Concerts at 4MBS across 3 Months
Sponsored by Sirromet Wines

 

Editorships

2014
Australian Clarinet and Saxophone Magazine Volume 16 Issue 2
Australian Clarinet and Saxophone Magazine Volume 16 Issue 1
Australian Clarinet and Saxophone Magazine Volume 15 Issue 4

 

Event Management

2017

Queensland Clarinet and Saxophone Annual Competition

2013
Queensland Clarinet and Saxophone Society Student Concert Series

 

Competitions

2011
Selected Finalist in the Under 30’s Saxophone Competition at the Australian Clarinet and Saxophone Festival held in Melbourne, Australia

2010
Queensland Clarinet and Saxophone Society Annual Competition 2010 Solo Saxophone Open Section: 2nd Place

2009
Queensland Clarinet and Saxophone Society Annual Competition 2009 Solo Saxophone Open Section: 1st Place

2008
Queensland Clarinet & Saxophone Society Annual Competition 2008 Solo Saxophone 17 years and under: 1st place
Queensland Clarinet & Saxophone Society Annual Competition 2008 Open Ensemble: 1st Place
Queensland Clarinet and Saxophone Society Annual Competition 2008 Solo Saxophone Open Section: 3rd Place
National Band Championships 2008
Saxophone Division: 1st Place


Ensembles

2014 - Present
Barega Saxophone Quartet Soprano Saxophone
Queensland Symphony Orchestra Saxophone (Casual)

2013
Barega Saxophone Quartet Soprano Saxophone
Queensland Symphony Orchestra Saxophone (Casual)

2012
Barega Saxophone Quartet Soprano/Alto Saxophone

2008-2011
Barega Saxophone Quartet Alto Saxophone
Queensland Conservatorium Saxophone Orchestra Concertmaster and Principal Soprano Saxophone
Queensland Conservatorium Wind Orchestra Principal Alto Saxophone
Queensland Wind Orchestra Principal Alto Saxophone
Queensland Conservatorium Wind Orchestra Baritone Saxophone
Queensland Youth Symphony Alto Saxophone Queensland Wind Orchestra Alto Saxophone
Queensland Conservatorium Repertoire Orchestra Principal Alto Saxophone
Queensland Conservatorium Clarinet Choir B Flat Clarinet

2007
Barega Saxophone Quartet Soprano Saxophone - Founding Member

 

Further Education

2011
Student at the 22nd European University of Saxophone held in Gap, France working with Claude Delangle, Lars Mlekuesch, Damien Royannais, Vincent David, Masataka Hirano and the Diastema Saxophone Quartet

2010
Student at the 21st European University of Saxophone held in Gap, France working with Claude Delangle, Arno Bornkamp, Damien Royannais, Vincent David, Masataka Hirano and the Habanera Saxophone Quartet