Violist Elizabeth Woolnough joined the Australian Chamber Orchestra in 2019.
Elizabeth completed her studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with Roger Benedict. During her time at the Sydney Conservatorium, Elizabeth was a member of the Hillel String Quartet, with whom she performed in the String Quartet Biennial at the Philharmonie de Paris and received lessons from members of the Cleveland, Brodsky, Doric, Jerusalem and Haagen Quartets. In 2015 the Hillel String Quartet were awarded the inaugural Sydney Conservatorium Westheimer Scholarship and in 2014 Elizabeth received the Helen Bainton Prize from the Sydney Conservatorium.
Elizabeth was selected as a member of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellowship program in 2015 and was an Emerging Artist with the ACO in 2016. In 2015 she performed in the Australian World Orchestra’s Chamber Music Festival in the Southern Highlands.
Prior to joining the ACO, Elizabeth was a full-time member of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. She has also performed with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Ensemble, Enigma Quartet and MSO Chamber Quartet.