Claire Edwardes OAM

Artistic Director / Percussion

Internationally acclaimed percussion soloist and artistic director of Ensemble Offspring, Claire Edwardes OAM has been described by the press as a ‘sorceress of percussion’. Claire won the Young Performers Award in 1999, and completed her Masters degree at the Rotterdam and Amsterdam Conservatories. She is the only Australian to win three APRA Art Music Awards for Excellence by an Individual and as a soloist is constantly collaborating on new percussion music. Recent career highlights include a residency at Music on Main (Vancouver) and concertos with the Sydney Symphony and WASO.