Double bassist Ken Poggioli has been a permanent member of Queensland Symphony Orchestra since 1985.
He is a graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music and studied with François Rabbath in Paris, where he was awarded a teaching Diploma from the Institute International de Contrebasse.
From 1987 to 1999, Ken taught at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. He has served as a faculty member at the National Bass Workshops in Adelaide, the Hawaii Contrabass Festival, the George Vance workshops in Washington DC and the Big Brisbane Bass Day.
Ken tutors the Queensland Youth orchestras and teaches privately from his home studio.