You are here

Zoë Black


Zoë Black is a violinist's violinist, known for her beauty of sound and natural virtuosity. She has performed throughout the world as soloist, chamber musician and as a member of Australian Chamber Orchestra, with whom she held the position of Assistant Leader for five years.

Born in Melbourne, Zoë Black performed with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra aged just eight years old. After graduating from Victorian College of the Arts in 1992, Zoë was awarded grants from Australia Council and Queen Elizabeth Silver Jubilee Trust as well as the major performance award of the Australian Musical Foundation in London where she studied at Guildhall School of Music under David Takeno, and subsequently at the Vienna Hochschule. Zoë Black has also studied and performed in Moscow and Tanglewood; with Juilliard, Guarneri and Takács quartets; and in Israel with Shlomo Mintz.

She has performed with the likes of London Symphony Orchestra and Vienna Chamber Orchestra, and regularly appears at festivals nationally and internationally, most notably at Huntington Estate Music Festival and Vancouver Fest in Canada.