Scott Taggart

Head of Strings | Violin

What do you teach at the Con?

Violin, Head of Strings.

What genres do you teach?


What is it that you love about teaching music – particularly at Wollongong Conservatorium?

Enriching people’s lives through music, dedication to improving their technical skills so they can express themselves more effectively.

The beautiful grounds and surrounds of Wollongong Conservatorium is inspirational.

Please share a particular career highlight and why it’s special to you.

Playing Mahler Symphony no5 for the first time under Lorin Maazel with the London Philharmonia Orchestra.

What’s one piece of music that you’d recommend people listen to?

Almost impossible to answer. So I’ll have to say anything by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms or Bartok.


Paganini Caprice No.1 - Scott Taggart Violin

by Niccolò Paganini

Paganini Caprice No.2 - Scott Taggart Violin

by Niccolò Paganini