Where were you born, and where do you live now?
I was born in North Sydney at the Mater Hospital and now live in the beautiful rural community of Kurrajong within the Hawkesbury, NSW.

How old are you, and what year are you in at school?
I am 13 years old in year 8 at St Paul’s Grammar School in Penrith.

Arabella Logan. Photographs supplied

Do you come from a musical family?
My grandfather and great-grandfather from New Zealand were both violinists. I have been blessed to have been gifted by my grandmother two family violins, first my three quarter violin and now my full size violin, both beautifully well- loved Italian violins with many generations of family playing history. My grandfather who was a passionate violinist passed away before I was born, so playing the violin gives me a wonderful connection to him.

How old were you when you began playing the violin, and what made you take it up?
I was about four years old when I first picked up a half-sized violin and started playing, commencing my violin journey with lessons from a violin teacher at school from age five. I...

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