A passionate chamber musician, Sophie is a founding member of the Sartory String Quartet (established in 2003) and Director of the annual WA Young Artists Chamber Music Program, which she founded in 2011.
Sophie holds a Master of Music degree from University of Western Australia. She has also completed short periods of study in Connecticut, USA, Italy, Portugal and the UK. Performance opportunities have taken her to Europe, Japan and all over Australia.
Highlights in Sophie’s career have included performing concerti with the Perth Symphony Orchestra and Western Australian Youth Orchestra, performing in the Perth seasons of ‘Phantom of the Opera’ and ‘Mary Poppins’, 9 years of performing and touring to hundreds of schools across Australia as part of the Musica Viva In Schools Program, performing in shows with stars such as Michael Buble, Harry Connick Jnr and Diana Krall, and performing with her father and sister as part of the Walker Trio.
SoCello showcases the classic beauty of the cello with a contemporary twist. Stylish and modern, yet remaining true to the instrument’s classical origins, listeners will hear original arrangements of popular songs performed to backing tracks by the accomplished and versatile cellist, Sophie Curtis.
Carefully curated sets of fully produced pop covers / acoustic piano/guitar backing / lighter classical covers. Covering artists such as Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Sia, Lorde, David Guetta, Calvin Harris plus epic themes from movies and opera