My ('serious') Music Biography
Sally Law, 19, began playing violin at the age of 8. She is currently a Neville Wathen scholar studying at the Royal College of Music in London. She has also been awarded an Australian Music Foundation Young Musician Award to support her musical development.
Currently still studying her first year undergraduate, she has been playing many solo works, orchestral works, and has formed a violin, saxophone and piano trio.
Prior to her college studies, Sally achieved her violin Licentiate diploma in 2008 and piano Associate and Licentiate diploma, both with Distinction in 2010 and 2013, respectively. After winning 1st prize in the Young Instrumentalist Competition in 2012, she made her first solo orchestral debut with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. In 2010 and 2012, she was a recitalist at the National Youth Concerto Competition. She was also a finalist in the Somerville House Nuova Musica in 2012, and won 1st prize in the Strings Open Somerville House Solo Instrumental and Vocal Competition in 2011. Sally has won various competitions at the Brisbane Eisteddfod including Junior String Championship.
Apart from solo playing, Sally has participated in the Queensland Youth Symphony in 2009 and the Australian Youth Orchestra in 2011, both as first violinist.
Aside from her musical studies, Sally also loved studying a variety of academic subjects – graduating high school with an Overall Position 2 in 2012.