Alisdair Guiney

Alisdair Guiney

Alisdair Guiney is completing his Master of Music Studies (Performance) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2022. Alisdair began his Cello journey at the Kings School, Studying with Simone Koolhaas, Thomas Tsai, Georg Pedersen, Susan Blake and Julian Smiles. Alisdair has been with the Sydney Youth Orchestra’s for over 13 years, being Principal Cellist of various Orchestras including the Philharmonic and Flagship Orchestra. He has been the SYO Principal Cellist in 2021 and is currently Principal Cellist for 2022. Alisdair Toured Europe with SYO in 2016. In 2018 he co-founded the A.S.H. Trio, and the Gigue String Quartet, the same year, the A.S.H. Trio was invited to attend the Advanced Masterclass at the 2018, and the 2019 Australian Festival of Chamber Music at Townsville. Alisdair has performed with various Artist’s from Boy George (The Voice) and currently the No Frills Twins (Universal), he also tutors young Cellist’s in Sydney.

Sydney Youth Orchestras – 2011 – Current
NSW Youth Orchestra 2013 – 2019
SBS Radio & TV Youth Orchestra 2012 – 2013

Bachelor of Music Performance (Cello) – 2021
AMusA 2015

Kathleen and Allison Short Scholarship – 2019 and 2020 – Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
Greenberg-Gurney-Jensen Fund 2 Scholarship – 2021 – Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Michael Barenboim Project with SYO – 2015.
Performed at TEDX -Sydney Opera House 2016 with Triple J Singer Asta.

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