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Louisa Trewartha is a Melbourne based musician. She completed a BMus in 2010 from the University of Melbourne, and in 2013 studied at the Australian National Academy of Music, mentored by trumpet pedagogues David Elton and Tristram Williams. Having completed an MA in Scoring for Film and Visual Media in 2016 at Pulse College, Dublin, Louisa now splits her time as a trumpet player, teacher, and composer.

As a trumpet player Louisa has performed with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria, Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, and in 2017 played in the Melbourne season of My Fair Lady. As an educator Louisa has tutored for Orchestra Victoria’s mOVe program, AYO Young Symphonists program, MYO Summer School, and is the current brass teacher at Sacré Cœur.

In 2017, Louisa participated in the Australian Composers School with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra tutored by Jessica Wells, Maria Grenfell, and Paul Stanhope. Louisa’s 2018 works include; Flight, commissioned for the brass band of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama; The Nature of Sound, a massed item commissioned by the Regional Centre for Culture for thirty pipes & drums, and eighty brass & percussion; Drone Swarm written for Elliott Hughes for trumpet & electronics; and The Bendigo Boom, a miniature musical celebrating 30 years of the Bendigo Instrumental Music Program. In October 2018, Louisa recorded her Flugelhorn Concerto and Trumpet Concerto, with both orchestral and piano accompaniment. This digital album is due for release in February 2019.

More information: http://www.louisatrewartha.com.au