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Sarah Busuttil


A Performing Violinist/Conductor/Teacher/Director.I studied Classical Repertoire Violin at VCASSThe Victorian College Of The Arts. (BMUS)I play/teach many styles of music from Gypsy toClassical. I’ve performed as lead violinist in
bands such as ‘The Counterfeit Gypsies,’
‘The Wishing Well.’ & currently with the wild gypsy dance band; ‘The Woohoo Revue.’
Performing well in excess of 100 shows per year at venues and festivals throughout the country. Festival highlights have included:

WOMADelaide Festival SA 2011
Woodford Folk Festival QLD 2010/11
Bellingen Global Carnival NSW 2010
Alice Desert Festival NT 2010
Australasian World Music Expo VIC 2010
Rainbow Serpent Festival VIC 2009 & 2010
Folk, Rhythm and Life VIC 2008 & 2010
Snowy Mountains Music Festival NSW 2011
I’ve performed/toured
Nationally/Internationally with bands &
‘The Chamber Strings of
Melbourne;’ where I performed the famous
Bach Double Violin Concerto with fellow
soloist Holly Piccoli throughout Europe.
I also play with Melbourne Opera & perform in/direct Corporate Jazz groups, String Duos, Quartets for ‘Chique Events’. I have been a dramatic ‘extra’ in
Silverchair’s music video If You Keep Losing
Sleep.’ Throughout my career as a musician,
I’ve been privileged to have worked with some great
artists such as Daniel Johns (Silverchair),
Tommy Tycho, Vanessa Amorosi, (my uncle)
Joe Camilleri & the Black Sorrows, Max
Pelicano (Elvis impersonator), The Beatnix
(Beatles impersonators), Amanda Palmer
(The Dresden Dolls), David Hobson, Marina Prior, Melbourne Opera Company, Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra, The Woohoo Revue & The Counterfeit Gypsies. I also am a resident conductor of ‘Orkeztra Glasso Bashalde,’ ‘Footscray Gypsies,’ & ‘The Junior String Orchestra at Westbourne Grammar School.’