Episodes 1 and 2 of The Talent are now available in our podcast feed! If you missed hearing guitarist Oliver Howes, pianist Dorothy Li, soprano Piera Dennerstein or pianist Ben Fu perform, or would like to hear them again, now's your chance! But that's not all; we know that with the current situation many of … Continue reading The Talent podcast: all episodes from 2018 – 2020 now up!
Unfortunately, due to the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19, we've had to make the difficult decision to postpone Season 1 of The Talent for the time being, as a precautionary measure for everyone's safety. We'd like to thank all of our performers and their families for the time and effort they've given up to be … Continue reading The Talent Season 1 Postponed
Who is Kit Millais? Kit Millais is a trombone performer, band leader and educator from Melbourne. He creates opportunities to showcase new artistic ideas and educational concepts to help innovate the music culture in the 21st century. As a performer, Kit works in a range of ensembles and styles. He has performed with the ARTS8 … Continue reading Episode 3: Kit Millais
Who's Ben Fu? I am Ben Fu, and I am from China. I have learned piano for 8 years. When I was 5 my mother bought a piano. I believe my interest in music started from that time. My grandmother used to be a piano teacher. When I was 7 years old, she introduced me a very … Continue reading Episode 2: Ben Fu
Who's Piera Dennerstein? I am a soprano by fach, but at heart I would say I am a performer. I wish to use my voice as a conduit for art, meaning and human expression and I am not so fussed as to the genre or style I sing in order to achieve these performance goals. … Continue reading Episode 2: Piera Dennerstein
Thanks you so much for your support for these wonderful emerging musicians. Unfortunately, due to the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19, we have had to postpone the live-to-air broadcast of The Talent Winners Recital. We will inform you of a new date for the recital as soon as possible. Meet our performers Rachael Joyce (Soprano) - … Continue reading POSTPONED Live on 3MBS 19 March: The Talent Winners Recital!
Introducing our new presenter of The Talent for 2020, long-time presenter for 3MBS Adam Pietrzak! Adam will be donning the headphones, while our previous presenter Jess Carrascalão Heard steps into her new role as producer of the show. Jess sat down with Adam and had a chat about what he loves about classical music, and what … Continue reading Introducing our new presenter: Adam Pietrzak
We're delighted to announce that our resident mentor for The Talent Season 1 2020 is pianist Dr Kenji Fujimura. Kenji is an internationally-acclaimed pianist and chamber musician. His CDs include William Hurlstone Complete Piano Music (Toccata Classics), Romantic Piano Trios (Divine Art) and English Piano Trios (Divine Art) with Trio Anima Mundi, as well as The … Continue reading Season 1 Mentor: Dr Kenji Fujimura
Applications for The Talent Season 1 2020 are closing this month, so if you're an emerging musician who is keen to perform on live radio, make sure you apply! Here are some FAQs about what we do at The Talent and how to apply to audition. What is The Talent ? Established in 2013, The Talent is a live-to-air … Continue reading Apply now to audition for The Talent Season 1 2020!
Congratulations to the winner of Season 2 of The Talent in 2019, soprano Rachael Joyce! A massive congratulations to our other finalists and the performers on this season. The results were: First: Rachael Joyce (Soprano) Second: Harrison Steele- Homes (Tenor Trombone) Third: Leanne McGowan (Violin) Image left to right: Jess Carrascalao Heard (presenter), Leanne McGowan … Continue reading Season 2 2019 Winner: Rachael Joyce