Sylvia Neild : Bachelor of Music (BMus)
Music - Viola
Majoring in Classical Viola Performance, with violin as a second instrument, Sylvia Neild is in her second year of a Bachelor of Music. Being a keen chamber musician, Sylvia’s performing highlights have been attending the Adam Summer School for Chamber Music in 2014 and 2017, and being a member of the winning group at the 2016 Waikato University Chamber Competition. Currently a member of the National Youth Orchestra, she has also had leadership roles with her hometown youth orchestra and the NZ Secondary Schools Symphony Orchestra. Sylvia attended Palmerston North Girls High School where she was Head of Arts, and where she also enjoyed coaching junior debating teams for the local inter school competition. She has also enjoyed performing as part of a violin and cello duo over the past five years at weddings and other occasions.