Daniel is young Australian violin performer. He made his first debut at the age of nine playing his first solos with the Manheim Youth Symphony Orchestra. This success led to more challenges and more solo performances in Europe, Asia and USA. Daniel’s performing experience is enviable and includes famous stages in St Petersburg, Berlin, Xia Men, New York City, Shanghai, Seville, Tallin, Kassel.
Daniel has performed regularly for charities including the Cancer Council and Flood Relief. During the 2013 Australia Day Citizenship ceremony he played before 2500 people in the Brisbane Convention Centre.
In January 2012 Daniel was given the privilege to be a Guest Artist in Berlin where he has performed with Berlin’s Youth Symphony Orchestra alongside winners of the International Competition. In September 2013 and 2014 Daniel was honoured to be a Guest Artist at the Musical Olympus Festival which took place in Baku, Azerbaijan. His performances at the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall with the State Chamber Orchestra and Concert Hall for Chamber Music received standing ovations and many bravos from the very discerning audience.
Daniel had first picked up the violin at the age of 4, progressing fast in the world of music. Being part of youth and chamber orchestras from pre-school, Daniel was selected to be part of the Seoul Art Centre’s music programs by the age of 8 in Korea. Receiving his Amus.A Music Diploma in grade 8, Daniel was part of a wide range of performing art centres and performances including John Paul College’s productions of various Music Festivals and the famous well known musical Grease. Daniel was the concertmaster of Brisbane Boys Grammar symphony and chamber orchestra. Daniel has also played fundraising concerts for the Qld Cancer council with the Tagiev Chamber Orchestra. Daniel also plays Guitar and Piano.
Joe started studying the viola in 2004, and has significantly developed a keen interest in ensemble playing. Joe plays in the Queensland Youth Symphony Orchestra, and participated in their tour to Europe and Asia in 2012. Joe also was the principal viola in the launch of the Brisbane International Youth Music Competition in 2012. In 2011, Joe was the principal viola of the Tagiev chamber orchestra, where he travelled to China, Hong Kong, Russia, Germany and Finland. More recently, Joe played in the Queensland Music Festival with James Morrison, and the Australian singer, Tina Arena.
David Freisberg began playing the cello, at the age of 5. In the beginning, he learned the instrument under the guidance of his mother, Helena Freisberg for most of his youth. In his early teens, he undertook cello studies with Brisbane based cello teacher Mei-Lee Stocker, with whom he achieved his AMusA with distinction in 2008, and his LMusA in early 2011, along with many regional and state prizes. David was chosen twice as finalist in the Queensland Orchestra Concerto Competition in 2010, and 2011. David chose to pursue a career in music, and has since commenced studying at the University of Queensland under the guidance of cellist Patrick Murphy. During his time in tertiary study, David has placed several times as finalist in several competitions within the University and externally. David also participated in the launch of the Brisbane International Youth Music Competition in 2012. David has performed in many master class’s with the renowned Takacs Quartet, and later this year will perform in master classes for the Tokyo String Quartet and for world-renown concert cellist Pieter Wispelwey.