Welcome to the website of conductor and violist Roger Benedict.

Roger Benedict is an acclaimed British/Australian conductor who works with leading professional orchestras in Australasia. He is currently Chief Conductor of the Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra and Artistic Director of Orchestra for Life.

He is highly regarded for his work with emerging artist programs such as the Sydney Symphony Fellowship Program, which he led for 20 years, and for his commitment to community and outreach work.

As a viola player he has had a distinguished career as soloist, orchestral principal and chamber musician, and has earned a reputation as an inspiring and insightful pedagogue.

 “A special and very talented musician” – Maestro Christoph von Dohnanyi