Violist Elizabeth Woolnough joined the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in March 2017. During her studies at the Sydney Conservatorium with Roger Benedict, Elizabeth became a member of the Hillel String Quartet in 2014 where she performed in the String Quartet Biennial at the Philharmonie de Paris. The Quartet went on to become the inaugural winners of the Sydney Conservatorium Westheimer Scholarship in 2015.
Elizabeth was also a Fellow with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and frequently performs with the Orchestra as a guest. In 2015 Elizabeth was invited to play in the Australian World Orchestra’s Chamber Music Festival in the Southern Highlands. The following year, Elizabeth was an Emerging Artist with the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s Collective program and tours with the ensemble. Outside of her position with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Elizabeth performs with Enigma Quartet, MSO Chamber Players and the Melbourne Ensemble.