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

Photo Credit: Peter Hislop

Clara Teniswood


The Musician

Clara Teniswood studied with David Pereira from 2011 to 2015. She received her LMusA in 2013, performed at the Canberra International Music Festival in 2014, and attended the Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute three times (2013-2015).

On baroque cello, Clara has participated in a number of workshops including Ironwood Ensemble’s Baroque Winter School (2014), Sydney Baroque Festival (2017), Maestro Masaaki Suzuki and Juilliard415 in New Zealand (2017), Van Diemen's Band (2018), and a summer school in the Czech Republic (2018). She has been a part of the Canberra Bach Ensemble since 2016. Clara also holds a PhD in materials science and works as a public servant during the day.

The Person

In her spare time, Clara enjoys gardening, learning German, and trying new cake recipes. Every so often she is inspired to knit but she still hasn't finished her last knitting project that she started in 2016!