Carlo Ballara
Status: Member
Member Since: February 10, 2011
Last Visit:September 1, 2018

Carlo Ballara

Professional violinist & violin teacher.

Carlo Ballara studied violin in New Zealand at Victoria University in the late 80's with Donald Morris, Douglas Beilman, and Wilma Smith. He continued his study at the Accademia Chigiana in Italy with Boris Belkin, and then with Kristoff Smietana in London.

He was based in London from 1997 till 2012 where he combined solo and chamber music work with orchestral playing in Italy, Switzerland and the UK.

In October 2012, he moved to Christchurch NZ for family reasons, where he plays 1st violin in the CSO, and is violin tutor in the Specialised Music Program at Burnside.