Caerwen (MMusPerHons) is a cellist/composer/performer who works both nationally and internationally as a new music specialist and improviser. Caerwen has worked at major festivals and venues in Australia, Europe and America with some of Australia’s most celebrated musicians and actors. Current ensembles include Arcko Symphonic, Silo String Quartet, Bolt Ensemble, Ruth Roshan Tango Noir, The Modern Post Quartet, and The Birds Duo with Elissa Goodrich. Caerwen is the artistic director of Silo String Quartet, which she founded in 1998. Her compositions with SiloSQ are broadcast internationally both on radio and online. Caerwen is an associate artist represented by the Australian Music Center and is the recipient of the Orloff Family Charitable Trust Scholarship for Excellence and the Sir John T Reid Charitable Trust Bursary.
Caerwen also teaches composition and cello at primary, secondary and tertiary levels and is an ambassador for BeyondBlue.