Roxburgh Park’s Josef Hanna might be only 19 years old, but that hasn’t stopped him making a name for himself in the music world.

Mr Hanna, who started playing the violin at four, has performed with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and is a regular member of the Melbourne Youth Orchestra.

He also performed at last year’s Melbourne Festival at the Victorian Arts Centre.

The music lover’s hard work has caught the attention of Hume council, which recently honoured him as part of its 2016 Hume Art Awards.

The council announced Mr Hanna as winner of its ‘emerging performing artist under-30’ award.

He said the grant would help with his musical studies.