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

As a trumpet player Louisa has performed with MSO, OV, MCO, and in mid 2017 played in the Melbourne season of My Fair Lady. Louisa particularly enjoys playing flugelhorn, baroque, and piccolo trumpet. As an educator Louisa has tutored for Orchestra Victoria’s mOVe program, the AYO Young Symphonists program, MYO Summer School and has taught at schools including Camberwell Grammar School, Scotch College, and Melbourne Girls Grammar School.

As a composer Louisa has primarily written for chamber groups, brass, and symphony orchestra. In 2017 she was selected to participate in the Australian Composers School, working with TSO. Her most recent commissions include a concert band piece Silver Lake for the Mid America Freedom Band, and a mass brass band and pipes work for the Regional Centre for Culture, to be premiered in September, 2018.

More information: www.louisatrewartha.com.au