Sophie Apps

Sophie AppsSophie Apps started learning the violin at the age of 5 and is now 12 years old and studies violin with John Curro. Since then she has won many awards in competitions including both championships for her age in the Ipswich and Brisbane Eisteddfods.



Last year Sophie gained the prestigious position of Concertmaster of the Junior String Ensemble with the Queensland Youth Orchestra only having been with them for 2 years. This year she has moved on to be the youngest member in the Queensland Youth Symphony which is the highest ranking Youth Orchestra in Queensland. Sophie’s orchestral performances are numerous including performances at the Opera House in 2006 which received a Gold Award and at this year’s Ipswich International Tattoo.


Sophie also loves to perform solo at concerts for the local community and was delighted to be involved in this year’s Italian Festival especially as she is from Italian heritage herself.

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