Cellist Lauren Jennings, is currently studying a Bachelor of Music (Honors) at the University of Melbourne. Her love of music was influenced at an early age from her first teacher, Timothy Archbold.
Whilst studying at university, Lauren is involved in numerous chamber groups and the University of Melbourne Orchestra. She has been awarded with the Otti Veit Violoncello Scholarship, the Liselotte ‘Lilo’ Nassau Cello Scholarship, and the Corinna D’Hage Mayer String Scholarship. Lauren has also been selected for masterclasses with artists including Howard Penny, Brant Taylor and Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi.
Outside of university, Lauren has been actively involved in the Melbourne Youth Orchestra, Lyric Opera, Melbourne Opera and Australian Youth Orchestra. In 2015 as part of National Music Camp, Lauren was selected to play in Advanced Chamber. She also performed with the Australian Youth Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House under the baton of Sir Mark Elder.
Lauren is currently a member of Curve Quartet and wishes to pursue a varied carrier in chamber and orchestral playing. In her spare time she enjoys playing basketball and watching the footy.