Elder Conservatorium of Music
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Madeline Melrose is a Doctoral graduate of the Elder Conservatorium of Music in Adelaide and was awarded the prestigious University Medal for her outstanding research. She completed her studies on full scholarship after being awarded the Australian Postgraduate Award. Her research areas of interest are closely related to her teaching and performance work and include topics that cover violin technique, music pedagogy, music performance, psychology, Australian music education, and chamber music.
Madeline’s performance career includes solo, orchestral, and chamber music performances with various organisations including the Adelaide Symphony Orchestras, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Australian Youth Orchestra, and various chamber music festivals across Australia. She is a founding member of The Academy Piano Trio which launched in 2022.
As an educator, Madeline currently holds teaching positions at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, the University Senior College, and is a nationally accredited examiner for the Australian Music Examinations Board. She is passionate about teaching music in a way that creates excitement, inspiration, and enjoyment. She is enthusiastic about progress and musical direction, and inspiring a new generation of musicians.