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Chinese instruments

Angela - Yangin teacher

Sally - Pipa teacher

Rocky- Chinese flute teacher

Jerica - Guzheng teacher

​Western instruments

Jenny - Flute teacher

Alex - Violin & Viola teacher

Xuting - Piano teacher

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Jack Overall


Jack Overall began learning the cello at age 9 with Ruth Saffir, later attending Marryatville High School Special Interest Music Centre. He was awarded most promising cellist (2015 and 2016), most outstanding string player (2018), and 5MBS young virtuoso finalist (2019) in the Adelaide Eisteddfod. Jack has played principal cello with the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra and the Adelaide Youth Orchestra, and was a member of the associated string quartet under the guidance of Keith Crellin OAM.  Performance highlights include the Australian Youth Orchestra’s National Music Camp concert series (2017-2020), a Flinders University lunchtime concert (2020), Elder Conservatorium Top Class lunchtime concert (2019) and the Australian premiere of Lucas Debargue’s Piano Trio (2019). Jack is currently studying with Simon Cobcroft at the Elder Conservatorium.


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Jenny Hu

Flute / Viola player


Jenny Hu is a recent graduate of Marryatville High School, being heavily involved with the school’s intensive music programme. Along with Marryatville High School’s many ensembles, she is also an avid member of the Adelaide Youth Orchestra. Over the past few years Jenny has received numerous scholarships and awards including the Wyatt Secondary Scholarship. Recently she has been awarded the Tertiary Colin Oliver Music Scholarship as well as a Scholarship from the Adelaide Youth Orchestras. Jenny is now currently in her first year of a Bachelor Music – Classical Performance under the tutelage of Elizabeth Koch AM where she is preparing for her Associate of Music AMEB.


Satomi Ohnishi

Jazz Percussionist

Satomi started playing drums and percussion at the age of twelve years, studying with Japanese Jazz drummer Takeshi Inomata. She has performed in various festivals and well-known venues, such as Manly International Jazz Festival (NSW) and The Basement (Sydney). She worked with Slingsby Theatre Company’s new show premiered at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival (2018). She has recently completed a Master Certificate in Arranging and Orchestration at Berklee Online.

Satomi is also founder of San Ureshi, along with Zhao and David.

This trio has received much credit in the short period of time, delivering more than 60 school workshops and performances in one year's time, including being part of Ozasia Festival 2019. They have also been involved in Adelaide Festival Centre's Chinese new year concerts and workshops 2019 and 2020.


Alex Chen

Violin / Viola Teacher


Alex Chen, one of Adelaide’s young aspiring viola and violin player. Not only is he trained classically, he has also been diverse and open to other performing styles. He began violin with Jill Folauhola at the age of 9 and Keith Crellin on viola at the age of 14. He was also part of Mahogany string quartet from 2017-2018, and part of Oriental Flair since 2016. He is the principal viola player at Adelaide Youth Orchestra in 2020, and have been part of Adelaide Youth Orchestra since 2016. At the National Camp 2020, he has also worked with Tzelaw Chan, Merewyn Bramble and Sally Clarke.

As a dedicated teacher, Alex motivates them and gives them the best start to a musical journey.




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