Lucas Baker

Lucas graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Classical Performance with First Class Honours under the tutelage of Helene Pohl, Monique Lapins and Martin Riseley at New Zealand School of Music. Lucas won the national NZCT Chamber Music Contest with the Druz’ya Quartet (2017), and concerto competitions with Wellington Youth Orchestra (2021) and New Zealand School of Music (2022). He served as concertmaster for Wellington Youth Orchestra, New Zealand School of Music Orchestra, and NZSO’s National Youth Orchestra. As an active chamber and orchestral musician, Lucas has toured New Zealand with violin piano duo Kōrua and Druz’ya Quintet. He performs regularly with Orchestra Wellington and Hawke’s Bay Orchestra. In 2022, Lucas performed in a masterclass with violin virtuoso Hilary Hahn. Lucas is privileged to play a Pressenda violin, belonging to the late Stephen Managh.

Performing in:

Bach by Candlelight - Thursday 8 February 7:30 pm
Monique’s Choice - Friday 9 February 2:00 pm
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