NEW APPOINTMENT | Aussie Dale Barltrop Appointed Melbourne Symphony Concertmaster

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33 year old Australian violinist Dale Barltrop has been announced as the new Concertmaster of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

A graduate of the University of Maryland and the Cleveland Institute of Music, Dale served as Principal Second Violinist with The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra for 6 years – and currently serves as Concertmaster of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

“Dale is a fabulous musician who, through the past few seasons visiting us as a Guest Concertmaster, has shown all the signs of being a great leader,” MSO Managing Director André Gremillet has said

Barltrop's role with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, which he has held since 2009, will proceed uninterrupted by the new appointment