The Zephyr Quartet is a South Australian based string quartet dedicated to introducing new audiences to the quartet medium and to showing the versatility of this medium to existing audiences.

Zephyr promotes and encourages emerging and established artists by commissioning and performing new works.

Zephyr creates new and interesting explorations in the use of a string quartet in modern art forms and invites collaborations.

Zephyr has a passion for all styles of music and is able to present an eclectic array of music suitable for any occasion.

Hilary Kleinig - Artistic Director/Cello

Hilary plays cello, baroque cello and viola da gamba and has studied in Australia at the Elder Conservatorium with Niall Brown and Janis Laurs and in the UK with Anna Shuttleworth and Alison Crumb. She is a multi-skilled musician whose work includes performance, composition and arranging, education and arts management. Hilary has worked in live and recorded performance as a freelance musician and in orchestras for opera, ballet and musicals. As a baroque specialist she regularly plays with chamber ensembles such as Syntony, Adelaide Baroque, Adelaide Chamber Singers and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra. Hilary composes and arranges music for film, dance, theatre and ensembles. She is also a dedicated teacher of cello and conductor of ensembles.

Impulse - Leigh Warren and Dancers and Zephyr Quartet