Jeremy Williams - Founder/Artistic Director, Strings Alive Academy - began his career as a violinist with the London Symphony Orchestra. He was a member of the Delme Quartet and Nash Ensemble playing regularly with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and the London Sinfonietta. In 1998 Jeremy was appointed Principal Viola with the Hong Kong Philharmonic and was a member of staff at the HK Academy for Performing Arts. Jeremy became a member of the Australian String Quartet in 2003 and in 2009 was appointed Lecturer in Chamber Music and Director of Strings at the University of Tasmania. He has taught at the Sydney and Adelaide Conservatorium and Artist in Residence at the Queensland Conservatorium. Jeremy now lives in Sydney.