top of page

Meet The Artistic Team

Sarah publicity photo.jpg

Dr Sarah Penicka-Smith

Artistic Director

Principal Conductor

A passionate advocate for music as a force for change, Dr Sarah Penicka-Smith is a unique and innovative voice in Australian music, who thrives working across genres & disciplines.

A conductor from Western Sydney with a socially-engaged arts practice, she is dedicated to giving a platform to artists whose voices are missing from the main stage.

Su #1.png

Su Choung

Principal Pianist

Su Choung is a Sydney based pianist and repetiteur. Most recently, Su has worked as a repetiteur for Opera Australia on their production of Aida (Verdi) as well as il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini) for the National Tour.

Oliver Cameron.jpg

Oliver Cameron

2024 Assistant Conductor

Oliver John Cameron is an acclaimed composer based in Sydney, known for his versatility across musical genres. His music explores music theatre and pop aesthetics through modern classical forms and he has a particular interest in writing music for the voice.

Former Assistant Conductor Development Program Participants

bottom of page