Story: Classical musicians

Wilma Smith

Wilma Smith

Wilma Smith was the founding first violinist of the New Zealand String Quartet and then concertmaster (leader) of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. She became leader of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in 2003 but retained strong links with New Zealand.

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
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Peter Walls, 'Classical musicians - Music teaching and ensemble playing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/45497/wilma-smith (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by Peter Walls, published 22 Oct 2014