Carolyn Lam

About Carolyn Lam

Carolyn is a professional violinist, pianist and lawyer. She graduated with first class Honours in violin performance from the Elder Conservatorium, University of Adelaide.

Carolyn has given numerous public performances on both instruments each year and has performed throughout Australia, Europe, England and South East Asia. Her solo appearances with orchestras include the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, Unley and Burnside Symphony orchestras as violinist, and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Chamber Orchestra and Burnside Symphony Orchestra as pianist. Carolyn has performed as violinist and pianist in many international festivals in Adelaide and Melbourne.

As an orchestral violinist, Carolyn has played with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Chamber Orchestra, Adelaide Art Orchestra, and numerous ensembles. She has been the concertmaster of various orchestras for over 25 years and is the concertmaster and co-founder of the Adelaide Concert Orchestra. Carolyn has appeared as violinist on McLeod’s Daughters, recorded over 20 television commercials as soloist and with Amicus Strings, and was the solo violinist in the award-winning Anifex animation movie Gargoyle. Carolyn is an active chamber musician and founded the highly acclaimed string quartet, Amicus Strings, of which she is the leader and manager.

As pianist, Carolyn has repetiteured for many choirs and vocal ensembles, including the State Opera of South Australia and the Adelaide Philharmonia Chorus. She performs as a chamber musician as well as being an associate artist for instrumentalists. She played solo violin and keyboard in both of State Opera of South Australia’s award-winning productions of the Philip Glass trilogy of operas. For 4 years she participated as violinist and pianist with Leigh Warren and Dancers and performed with them for His Royal Highness Prince Edward.

Carolyn has worked as a litigation lawyer since 1998 and her experience spans across commercial, criminal and civil jurisdictions.

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