Dr Edward Neeman – Instrumental Adjudicator

Edward Neeman holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Australian National University, a Master of Music from the Manhattan School of Music, an Artist Diploma from the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The Juilliard School. His teachers have included James Tocco, Jerome Lowenthal, Solomon Mikowsky, Santiago Rodriguez, Larry Sitsky, and Irena Orlov.

Edward has performed with orchestras such as the Prague Philharmonic, Madrid Philharmonia, Sydney Symphony, Melbourne Symphony, Canberra Symphony, Kentucky Symphony, Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Cuba, and the American West Symphony with conductors including Andrey Boreyko, Alan Buribayev, Chen Lin, Ruben Gimeno, Enrique Perez Mesa, Nicholas Milton, Pascual Osa, and Vladimir Verbitsky.

An enthusiastic collaborative artist, he has performed with musicians including Itamar Zorman, Abigail Fischer, Ben Capps, and members of the JACK quartet. Edward is a passionate advocate for the music of our time and has premièred works by composers such as Paul Chihara, Larry Sitsky, Alistair Noble, and Reinaldo Moya.