MR Joseph Lallo

MR Joseph Lallo




  • Joseph Lallo is a Lecturer of Music at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne, and performs internationally as a soloist and chamber musician. He is the Artistic Director for Melbourne Saxophone and The Melbourne International Saxophone Festival. Joseph has performed alongside some of the top performers and pedagogues around the world, and was the programming and artistic assistant for SaxOpen, the 2015 World Saxophone Congress and Festival. He has performed with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, and was a soloist Melbourne's Pro Musica Orchestra performing Chu Wanghua's Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra. Joseph has performed and given master classes in Paris at the Cité Internationale des Arts and the Théâtre du Châtelet, Singapore’s Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Saxophone Symposium and the Lasalle Contemporary School of the Arts, Tennessee’s Vanderbilt Univeristy, The University of South Carolina, The Sydney Conservatorium of Music, and the The Monash Sir Zelman School of Music, In 2019 Joseph has performances in the USA, China, Thailand, Singapore, and throughout Australia. Joseph is a graduate of The University of Melbourne (Barry Cockroft & Ian Godfrey), the Bordeaux Conservatoire de Musique (Marie-Bernadette Charrier), and the Strasbourg Haute École des Arts du Rhin (Philippe Geiss). An advocate of new music and combination ensembles, he has performed World Premiers by Jean-François Zygel, Tómas Gubitsch, May Lyon, Javier Muñoz-Bravo, Franck Tortiller, Mark Phillips, Aaron Gallagher, Keyna Wilkins, the French premiere of Roger Boutry’s Concerto for Alto and Soprano Saxophone, and numerous Australian Premieres. He was featured artist on Australian composer Katy Abbot’s 2010 CD, Sunburnt Aftertones. Joseph has been the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, including a Research Training Program Scholarship for the completion of his PhD, the 2013 Strasbourg HEAR New Talent Scholarship, the 2012 Australian    



Education and training

  • MMus, Haute école des arts du Rhin 2016
  • AdvDip, Conservatoire de Strasbourg 2015
  • MMus, Haute école des arts du Rhin 2014
  • AdvDip, Conservatoire de Bordeaux Jacques Thibuad 2012
  • Bmus (Hns), University of Melbourne 2009

Awards and honors

  • Strasbourg HEAR New Talent Scholarship, Conservatoire de Strasbourg, 2013
  • Donovan-Johnston Memorial Travel Scholarship, The University of Melbourne, 2009
  • The Catherine Grace McWilliam Bequest, The University of Melbourne, 2009
  • Rogowski Saxophone Scholarship, The University of Melbourne, 2008