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Josephine St. Leon

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Josephine St Leon

Josephine St Leon

Tutor in Viola

Conservatorium of Music, Hobart CBD Campuses

+61 3 6226 7312 (phone)

+61 3 6226 7333 (fax)

Josephine.StLeon@utas.edu.au

Additional Information

Career Highlights

Jo St Leon was a member of the London Philharmonic Orchestra for thirteen years, and Principal Viola with English National Ballet for nine years. She also held Principal positions with Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet and English Touring Opera. As a freelance player she worked extensively with the English Chamber Orchestra, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. With the K Ballet Company she toured Japan, playing Guest Principal Viola for the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Grand Symphony Tokyo, The Osaka Theatre Orchestra and the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra.

As a chamber musician, Jo was a member of the Priory Trio for six years, played regularly with the Orchestra of St. John’s Chamber Ensemble and Endymion Ensemble, with whom she premiered many works of contemporary British composers. She has appeared as soloist in the UK, South America, Australia and China.

Jo now lives in Hobart, where she is Tutor in Viola at the Conservatorium of Music and Head of Strings at St. Michael's Collegiate.  She is violist with the Elanée Ensemble and the Diemen Quartet.

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Research Fields

  • Music Performance (190407)
  • Musicology and Ethnomusicology (190409)

Research Impact

  • Music (950101)
  • The Performing Arts (incl. Theatre and Dance) (950105)

Publications

Total publications

6

Major Creative Work

(6 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2012Monkhouse H, Williams JD, St Leon J, Conroy B, 'Diemen Quartet and Heather Monkhouse', Diemen Quartet, St Georges Church, Battery Point, Hobart (2012) [Performance]

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Co-authors: Monkhouse H; Williams JD

2012Williams JD, Williams Y, St Leon J, Conroy B, 'Diemen Quartet at Government House', Government House (2012) [Performance]

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Co-authors: Williams JD; Williams Y

2012Williams JD, Williams Y, St Leon J, Conroy B, Lee W, 'Warren Lee with the Diemen Quartet (Visiting Artists Concert Series)', Conservatorium of Music Recital Hall (2012) [Performance]

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Co-authors: Williams JD; Williams Y

2010Williams JD, Murphy PT, St Leon J, Williams Yuen Yum San, 'Recording Launceston College students compositions', Consevatorium of Music (2010) [Performance]

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Co-authors: Williams JD; Murphy PT; Williams Yuen Yum San

2008Teniswood-Harvey A, Paling EJ, Wojtowicz C, St Leon J, 'Meadowbank Estate Concert', Meadowbank, Tasmania (2008) [Performance]

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Co-authors: Teniswood-Harvey A; Paling EJ; Wojtowicz C

2008Teniswood-Harvey A, Paling EJ, Wojtowicz C, St Leon J, Lazaroff R, 'Kettering Concert', Kettering, Tasmania (2008) [Performance]

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Co-authors: Teniswood-Harvey A; Paling EJ; Wojtowicz C