2016 Accelerando participants


“Having the opportunity to watch musicians of the highest quality during rehearsal was a delight.”

Seven outstanding young people from a range of Victorian Government schools have been selected for the Accelerando program at Melbourne Recital Centre in 2018.

Accelerando provides students with access to the highest quality resources and technology, direct contact with industry professionals, access to outstanding performances, involvement and participation in writing courses, education events and competitions, and opportunities to learn in state-of-the-art acoustic spaces.

Sam Ondaatje, Tenor Sax, Blackburn High School
Afrika Roach, Guitar, Templestowe College
Charlotte Kube, Cello, Nhill College
Harper Dawson, Alto Sax, Matthew Flinders Girls
Jamila Jalloh, Voice, Melbourne Girls College
Taitusi Funaki, Cornet, Robinvale College
Tess Hickey, Cello, Blackburn High School