Tamara Kohler, flute

Australian flautist Tamara Kohler is a soloist, chamber musician, and inter-disciplinary artist. She is a founding member and co-director of Melbourne-based contemporary ensemble Rubiks, whose performances have been described as “…incredibly personal, strangely spiritual and ultimately deeply touching.”- Limelight.

Festival credits include the Melbourne International Arts Festival, Metropolis New Music Festival, Bang on a Can Summer Festival (USA), Darmstadt International Festival for New Music (DE) and the 2015 Australian Flute Festival, performing as a soloist in the Australian premiere of Salvatore Sciarrino’s ‘Il Cerchio dei Suoni’. She has held multiple artistic residencies at the Banff Centre (CAN) and recently presented the latest in her ‘Piece in the Shape’ series at safARI Festival, Sydney.

Tamara is alumna of the Australian National Academy of Music and holds a Bachelor of Music with Honours from the University of Melbourne. She performs regularly with Victorian Opera, and as a sessional musician throughout Australia. She has studied throughout Italy, Canada, The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and Sweden, as a recipient of the Skills and Development Grant from the Australian Council for the Arts. Tamara is also the host and producer of music podcast MythirdEar.