Dr Eve Newsome is a highly experienced music performer having held oboe and cor anglais positions with the Queensland Theatre Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria. She has toured widely as a performer in the USA, Europe, Asia and NZ with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. She has extensive teaching experience including Co-ordinator of chamber music and Head of Winds/Lecturer in Oboe at the Victorian College of the Arts and Senior Lecturer in Oboe at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU). In 2015 Eve convened the award winning course Optimal Performance Practice at QCGU and in 2022 completed her ground-breaking PhD research on optimal experience in classical instrumental music. Her research focussed on her Flow Music Method which was shown to promote immersive and fulfilling practice and performance experiences in post-secondary musicians. 

Eve is in demand both nationally and internationally as an optimal experience music specialist and in recent years she has been invited to lecture at the International Symposium of Music Education; Sibelius Academy, Finland; Danish Royal Conservatoire; the International Flow Conference (2022), and the Sydney Conservatorium, Australia. She is a founding member of the international group From Potential to Performance who provide accessible techniques to music teachers and students to enhance their practice and performance experience and outcomes. She provides face-to-face and online practice and performance coaching to all levels of musicians to help them achieve their potential.