oud player & composer
Joseph Tawadros AM, is a multi-award-winning composer and virtuoso player of the oud, a Middle Eastern lute.
Nominated for ‘Young Australian of the Year’ in 2014, Joseph received the NSW Premier’s medal for ‘Arts and Culture’ in the same year, and was awarded an ‘Order of Australia Medal’ (AM) for his services to music and composition in 2016.
As a soloist, Joseph often performs with small ensembles, jazz groups and with orchestras. Recent performances include BBC Symphony Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Ukrainian National Orchestra, Morphing Chamber Orchestra and the O’Modernt Quartet.
Joseph has recorded 15 albums of original music, gaining 20 ARIA nominations and 4 ARIA Awards.
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