Music Director

Roland Yeung March 2015 hi

Roland Yeung

Emerging from Melbourne’s vibrant cultural tapestry, Roland is a beacon of musical brilliance and pedagogical prowess. Armed with a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Melbourne, he embarked on an audacious journey, securing a transformative Master of Arts in Music and Music Education from Columbia University’s Teacher’s College in New York City, specialising in conducting.

For 14 epoch-defining years at Blackburn High School and nearly two decades at Carey Baptist Grammar School, Roland orchestrated symphonies of success, leaving an indelible mark on aspiring musicians across generations. His expertise in the Saito Conducting Method, coupled with his deep knowledge of bio-mechanics and exercise physiology, empowers conductors worldwide to refine their craft with clarity and sustainability.

Guided by luminaries like Robert Rosen, Yoshinao Osawa, and Wayne Toews, Roland’s baton prowess remains unmatched as he traverses continents to partake in prestigious conducting workshops, continuously evolving his artistry.

Retired from full-time teaching, Roland now imparts his wisdom through scintillating VCE Master Classes and bespoke private conducting lessons, nurturing the next generation of musical virtuosos.

As the visionary behind the Grainger Wind Symphony, Roland creates breathtaking musical experiences that blend tradition and innovation, inviting audiences into a kaleidoscopic world of sound. His homage to Percy Grainger embodies the ethos of musical ecologies, where diversity, innovation, and collaboration thrive.

Roland’s influence transcends borders, as he shares his artistry worldwide, leaving an indelible imprint on stages from Bangalore to beyond. His illustrious journey has garnered accolades such as life memberships in esteemed organisations and prestigious awards for his outstanding contributions to music education.




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