Justin Beere - Co-Artistic Director/Clarinet
Australian Clarinetist Justin Beere is a passionate and vibrant performer and collaborative artist. With an innate drive to perform and create, Justin's diverse and flexible musicianship is at home on any stage.
Justin is the Associate Principal Clarinet of Orchestra Victoria and regularly performs with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. As a soloist and chamber musician Justin has performed in Festivals across Australia and is the founding artistic director of the Melbourne Chamber players.
Passionate about developing new music, Justin has commissioned many new works by Australian composers. In addition to this he has performed with leading new music ensembles Syzygy, Opus House, Arcko Symphonic Project and a founding member of the Rubiks Collective.
Justin has appeared on numerous Live broadcasts for 3mbs and ABC radio and recently recorded "The Nutcracker" ballet as principal clarinet with Orchestra Victoria for ABC Classics.
To date, some career highlights include performing Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro with Dale Barltrop (2012), the Schubert Octet with Anthony Marwood (2013), the world premiere of Paul Dean’s E-flat clarinet concertino No Exit (2014) and a performance of the Quartet for the End of Time with Eureka Ensemble at the Peninsula Summer Music Festival (2015).