Sean and Kate Moloney are a brother and sister classical duet from the Sutherland Shire, Sydney. As a flute and harp duet they have performed at weddings, funerals, birthday parties and official functions.
Sean – Flute
Sean has been playing flute for fifteen years and piccolo for thirteen, completing his AMus.A. He graduated from the Australian Institute of Music with a Masters of Music in 2016 and a Bachelor of Music (Classical Performance) in 2014 under the tutorage of Dr Danielle Eden. Sean graduated from Caringbah High School in 2012.
Sean has been a member of Sutherland Shire Symphony Orchestra for the past seven years. He was also a member of The Arts Unit Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Orchestra, touring to Europe with them in 2011. As well as performance, Sean has also composed several pieces for orchestra.
Kate – Harp
Kate graduated from Caringbah High School in 2016 and is studying a Bachelor of Music (Performance) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. She has been playing the harp for twelve years and is currently learning from world acclaimed harpist and teacher, Alice Giles.
Starting in 2014, Kate has been the harpist for Sydney Youth Orchestra playing with both their Flagship and Philharmonic orchestras. She is also the harpist for Sutherland Shire Symphony Orchestra and has played for other Sydney orchestras including Mosman Symphony Orchestra, TOPS Orchestra and as part of the Australian Institute of Music’s opera productions. Kate also played with The Arts Unit Symphonic Orchestra for six years while at high school.
At age 9 Kate won the Under 14’s section at the Australian Harp Festival Eisteddfod. She has had varied performance opportunities since, such as playing solo on the Sydney Opera House stage as part at the Arts Unit Festival of Instrumental Music.
In addition to harp, Kate plays flute/piccolo and is a singer. She has been a part of the NSW Public Schools State Singers, was an active member of her school ensembles.