Musical prodigy and teacher
Lyndall Hendrickson was child prodigy violinist who become a teacher of virtuoso violinists and autistic children. She started learning violin at the age of six. At 14, she won a scholarship to the Elder Conservatorium, where she studied for 2.5 years.
Ms Hendrickson, 85, now teaches instrumental methodology and supervises a masters student at the University of Adelaide. For the past 20 years she has researched psycholinguistics and given papers at scientific conferences throughout the world.
Among her famous students are Jane Peters and Adele Anthony.