Veronica Bailey, Principal Percussion

CSO Chamber Ensemble

Veronica Bailey playing a gong in the Nishi Building in Canberra
Veronica Bailey, Principal Percussion (Image: Martin Ollman)
Veronica is Principal Percussionist with the Canberra Symphony Orchestra (CSO).

Veronica has a Bachelor of Music from the Australian National University (ANU), and a master’s degree focusing on percussion pedagogy. She also studied at the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University in 2007.

Veronica is a passionate educator and has been the classical percussion teacher at the ANU School of Music since 2018 and the ANU Open School since 2010. A number of her students have won prizes nationally, participated in Australian Youth Orchestra (AYO) programs, and been awarded scholarships to study at the ANU, Sydney Conservatorium of Music and other universities.

Veronica is also a core member of Looking Glass Percussion, along with CSO percussionist John Dewhurst.

Veronica lives in Canberra with her husband, CSO trombonist Michael Bailey, and their two sons.

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