John Ma (Baroque Violin, Viola, d'amore)

Photo Credit: Mady Hall

Brad Tham


The Musician

Brad is in his final year as a double degree student at the ANU, studying psychology and music, learning Violin with Tor Fromyhr. Coming from the Central Coast in NSW, he has held several concertmaster positions including those in Sydney Youth Orchestras, ANU Orchestra, ANU Chamber Orchestra, and his hometown youth orchestra. Brad has appeared in the music scene around Canberra in events that have included Canberra Sinfonia, Canberra Bach Ensemble, Musica da Camera, Qwire, as well as the Canberra International Music Festival.

With the support of the Wesley Music Scholars program, Brad formed a string quartet (Ellery String Quartet) which is in its third year of running. This year, they made their debut appearance in the National Folk Festival in March, and will be featured as young artists in
this year's Canberra International Music Festival.

The Person