Elizabeth Vierboom studied music at the NSW Conservatorium and the University of Sydney. Majoring in violin and pipe organ, she played and toured with the Australian Youth Orchestra and the Sydney Youth Orchestra before teaching high school and primary music and developing a strong interest in choral music.
Elizabeth has conducted and worked with singers and teachers in schools and communities around NSW, the St Mary’s Cathedral Girl Choristers, guest conducted mass choirs at music festivals and worked with the Sydney Children’s Choir, ‘Gondwana Voices’ and the ‘Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir’ in Sydney and around Australia and the Torres Straits since 2004. As an educator, she has worked with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Tuned-Up program supporting music in schools around NSW and presented at several conferences and seminars including this year’s National Choral School. She has also taught and worked with choirs at leading private schools in Sydney and has been the Director of the Choral and Vocal Program at the Conservatorium High School.
Elizabeth is currently working with choristers (including indigenous choirs) around Sydney as an Associate Conductor with ‘Gondwana’ Choirs and mentoring Syrian refugee musicians as they work together with young refugee children making music and joy in Western Sydney.