George Ellis is a conductor and musical Director based in Sydney Australia

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Career highlights:


  • Sydney Olympic Games 2000 − Conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Opening Ceremony
  • Sydney Festival − Conductor and Arranger of orchestral and choral concerts for Opening Night, Hyde Park and in the Famous Spiegeltent
  • Sydney Opera House Orchestral Proms series − Musical Director of Education Concerts
  • First prize for original composition Pop Mass in the Sydney Eisteddfod
  • World premiere of Matthew Hindson's Violin Concerto, broadcast live on ABC radio
  • Mao's Last Dancer film by Bruce Beresford – Conductor of Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring
  • A Psychedelic Symphony − Conductor and Orchestral Arranger for iconic rock band The Church's 30th Anniversary Celebration concert, Sydney Opera House
  • Megan Washington − Musical Director, Conductor and Strings Arranger for performance at Opening of Charles Perkins Centre, Sydney University
  • Little Women opera − Conductor, Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • Commonwealth Day Concert for the Queen Elizabeth II – Conductor for Anthony Callea and Symphony Orchestra
  • Greek Festival of Sydney – Musical Director of performance of Axion Esti by Mikis Theodorakis based on poetry of Nobel Prize winning poet Odysseus Elytis
  • Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Kuala Lumpur − Guest Conductor of original composition Celebration Overture, for the orchestra's 10th Anniversary

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