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C o n c e r t s

C o n c e r t s

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22-24 February 2024

Catch Shane performing with the renowned Chris Norman (Canada) and Rachel Johnston (Aust), aka Three Sharp Knives!


Boxwood-style music workshops (afternoon) and evening concerts in four locations across Victoria. 

Tickets & Info

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Thursday 22 Feb

Clunes – Mulberry Manse

Friday 23 Feb

Queenscliff – St Georges & Uniting Church 

Saturday 24 Feb

Melbourne - Williamstown Presbyterian Church

Sunday 25 Feb

Gippsland - Tyers Hall


Flute & pipes: Chris Norman

Violin: Shane Lestideau 

Cello: Rachel Johnston

For more information on upcoming concerts, please refer to the following websites or contact me for details:

Evergreen Ensemble:

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra:

Melbourne Baroque Orchestra:

On Demand 2020
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"Saturation" by Alice Chance. 

Commissioned and premiered by Evergreen Ensemble at the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival

Baroque Violin, Baroque Viola, Baroque Cello.

I'm passionate about Australian music and being part of the writing, commissioning and performing of new works by Australian composers. In 2016 I launched the Australian Baroque Sonatas Project (ABSP) with Evergreen Ensemble. The goal is to commission a series of sonatas for period instruments written by Australian composers. Inspired by the music of 17th and 18th centuries, the sonatas are not written in imitation of the 'baroque style' but aim to find a new voice for old instruments within the Australian musical landscape. The first four commissions have been from the Sydney-based composer, Alice Chance.


"Odd Ditty" by Alice Chance

Commissioned by Evergreen Ensemble. Recorded and premiered in 2018

Voice (soprano), Harp, Baroque violin, Baroque Guitar, Bass Viola da Gamba


"Song" by Alice Chance

The commission was enabled by a successful Pozible campaign in 2017 

Solo Baroque Violin



The commission was enabled thanks to the Robert Salzer Foundation.

For string quartet

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