B.Mus, P.G.Dip. Cello Performance
Anna-Marie Alloway has been playing cello since she was three years old. Originally taught by her mother and esteemed cellist, Sally-Anne Brown, a graduate of Mozarteum Salzburg, Austria. Anna-Marie found a great passion for music. In 2013 she completed her Bachelor of Music in Performance Cello and her Postgraduate Diploma in Performance Cello under the tutelage of Rolf Gjelsten, of the New Zealand String Quartet. In 2010 - 2013 she was a member of the Cello section of the NZSO - National Youth Orchestra. In 2014 Anna-Marie won the spot as principal cellist for NZSO-NYO's summer residency course held in Waikanae. She has also participated in the Adam Foundation Nelson Summer School, the Bay of Plenty Concerto Competition and has participated in a masterclasses with esteemed cellist Lynn Harrell and Rapheal Wallfisch. In 2014 she attended the Kronberg Academy in Germany. Anna-Marie has undertaken Suzuki Teacher Training in New Zealand and Suzuki Pedagogy Training in Luceren, Switzerland. She has recently participated in the Adam Chamber Music Festival in Nelson as the cellist in the Troubadour Quartet. Anna-Mare featured in several concerts during the festival; Cellisimo, Bach by Candle light and the Grand Finale Concert where she performed Dvorak’s Serenade For Strings with the New Zealand String Quartet and the Goldner Quartet. Later this year her quartet The Troubadours are touring New Zealand on an encompass tour with Chamber Music New Zealand.