Maggie Ferguson

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Maggie Ferguson
Origin Sydney, Australia
Genres Tango
Occupation(s) musician
Years active 1996 – present
Website [1]

Maggie Ferguson (born in Sydney) is an Australian violinist and bandoneonista who studied orchestral tango at Orquesta Escuela de Tango Emilio Balcarce in Buenos Aires from 2003. In 2009, with the Sydney Youth Orchestras Association (SYO), she created Tango Oz, Australia's first national tango orchestra which she directs from the bandoneon. TangoOz were the focus of Sydney's first Tango Escuela held by the SYO in collaboration with the Conservatorium High School in July 2009 under the guest direction of Ignacio Varchausky and Santiago Polimeni. A second collaboration with Canberra Youth Music occurred in 2010 for Resonate Festival, including William Barton, Ignacio Varchausky and Santiago Polimeni. This showcased the traditional Argentine tango instrument, bandoneon performed with improvised didgeridoo.