Viola da gamba specialist Laura Vaughan is a dynamic and well-recognised member of the early music movement in Australia. Following her return from studies at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague in 2004 with Wieland Kuijken, Anneke Pols and Philippe Pierlot, she has established an active performing career encompassing a wide range of solo and chamber repertoire across Australasia. Passionate about the unique sound world of the viol, Laura is committed to bringing this exquisite repertoire to audiences around the world. She is also one of the few exponents of the rare lirone.
Laura records regularly for ABC Classic FM as a soloist and chamber musician and has collaborated on numerous CD recordings for the ABC Classics label and Vexations. Appearing regularly with many ensembles around Australia including the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, La Compañia, Pinchgut Opera, Ironwood, Astra, Adelaide Baroque, Song Company, Opera Australia, Laura is also a founding member of the dynamic baroque trio Latitude 37.