Amy McCarthy

Amy McCarthy

“I am a member of the Australian Army Reserves with the rank of Musician where I play Principal Trombone and Euphonium. I am also the recipient of the Brian Shearman Memorial Scholarship and am frequently invited to perform with many orchestras nationally and internationally. I am in high demand, having worked with the Sichuan Symphony Orchestra in China, as well as the Korean Philharmonic Orchestra on their Australian tour. I have also toured with orchestras internationally.”


Winner of the Dr Brian Shearman Memorial Trust Scholarship worth $3,000

Finalist in the Fine Music 2MBS Young Virtuoso Competition

Winner of the Trombone round of the Sydney Conservatorium Concerto Competition

Fellow with the Sichuan Symphony Orchestra

Scholarship recipient for the Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s Spain tour

Scholarship recipient for the Great Southern Tour outreach programme

Special Consultant to the United Nations for the UN Conference ‘Privacy – a Gender Perspective’


Principal Trombone/Euphonium – 1/15th Royal New South Wales Lancer Band: 2016-present

Trombone – La Classica de Oz: 2019-present

Trombone – The Cosmic Xpress: 2018-present

Lower Brass Tutor – Waverley College Junior and Senior School: 2016 – present


Trombone – Korea Philharmonic Orchestra: 2018

Trombone and Compere – Brass Five: 2018

Logistical Director and Administrator – Ironbridge Engineering: 2018-2019

Principal Trombone – Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra: 2016-2019

Principal Trombone – Conservatorium Wind Symphony: 2016-2019

Principal Trombone – Woollahra Philharmonic Orchestra: 2014-2016

Principal Trombone/Euphonium – Bondi Brass: 2014-2016

Lower Brass Tutor – St Clare’s College: 2017-2019

Trombone – Willoughby Symphony Orchestra: 2018

Trombone – Willoughby Theatre Company: 2019

Trombone – Penrith Theatre Company: 2019