Ed Ayres is a writer, music teacher and broadcaster. He was born on the White Cliffs of Dover and began playing violin when he was eight years old. He studied music in Manchester, Berlin and London, played professionally in the UK and Hong Kong and moved to Australia in 2003. Ed was the presenter of ABC Classic FM’s breakfast program for many years.
Ed has written two books; Cadence, about his journey by bicycle from England to Hong Kong with only a violin for company, and Danger Music, describing his year teaching music in Afghanistan.