Principal Viola

Paul McMillan

Meet Paul

Paul was born on the Gold Coast in 1967 and has played with Orchestra Victoria since 2003. He studied with Michelle Walsh at the Brisbane Conservatorium of Music; Keith Crellin at the University of Adelaide, where he obtained his Bachelor of Music; and Rainer Moog at the Cologne Music School, where he obtained his Masters. He has performed with most of the major symphony and chamber orchestras in Australia, as well as numerous new music ensembles in Australia and Germany. He has toured Japan, China and New Zealand with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the Australian Youth Orchestra. Performing Wagner’s The Ring Cycle has been the highlight of his career with Orchestra Victoria so far.

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Paul is musically inspired by Dame Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge.