Ed Le Brocq is a writer, music teacher and broadcaster. He was born on the White Cliffs of Dover and began playing music when he was six years old. After music studies in Manchester, Berlin and London he played professionally in the UK and Hong Kong, moving to Australia in 2003. Ed is the presenter of ABC Classic’s Weekend Breakfast.
Ed has written four books - Cadence, about his journey by bicycle from England to Hong Kong with only a violin for company; Danger Music, describing his year teaching music in Afghanistan; Sonam and the Silence, a children’s book about the importance of music, and his most recent, Whole Notes - Life Lessons in Music. Ed’s books have been shortlisted for several prestigious awards, including the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards.