Examiner Profile: VAL THORBURN

VAL THORBURN LRSM, ACTT, AIRMT. I have played professionally for a number of years with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (full time) and the NZSO on a regional basis. My teaching experience has been in UK as a peripatetic teacher, in Australia as an itinerant teacher, and I have a private practice. I have examined for the AMEB in Australia and NZ for more than 30 years. I am a teacher trainer for the NZ Suzuki Institute for 20 years. During these years I have adjudicated at numerous Festivals in both Australia and NZ.