INTERVIEW SPECIAL: WHAT’S IT LIKE TO BE A YOUNG PERFORMER?

Pianist Karl Chiu and violist Jamie Miles Interview special TONIGHT! It’s our final interview special delving into what it’s like to be a young performer in today’s competitive world! In this episode, The Talent host Teddy Darling chats with pianist Karl Chiu and violist Jamie Miles. They discussed experience at competitions, the valuable experience ensemble … Continue reading INTERVIEW SPECIAL: WHAT’S IT LIKE TO BE A YOUNG PERFORMER?

INTERVIEW SPECIAL: WHAT’S IT LIKE TO BE A YOUNG PERFORMER?

Interview special TONIGHT! It’s our second interview special delving into what it’s like to be a young performer in today’s competitive world. This week, The Talent host Teddy Darling (remotely) sat down for a chat with cellist & Composer Ceridwen McCooey, flautist Matthew Mulherin and soprano Harmony Lee. They discussed experience at competitions, the valuable … Continue reading INTERVIEW SPECIAL: WHAT’S IT LIKE TO BE A YOUNG PERFORMER?

Episode 2 Guest Mentor: saxophonist Joseph Lallo

Joseph Lallo is a Saxophone Lecturer at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and performs internationally as a soloist, chamber musician and conductor. He is the Artistic Director of the Melbourne International Saxophone Festival, and a member of the chamber music ensembles ‘Collide’, with cellist Yelian He and pianist Yasmin Rowe, and ‘Duo Obax’, with oboist Briana Leaman. Passionate about performing new Australian music, Joseph has premiered over 30 works for saxophone, and in 2021 recorded for ABC Classics. 

Episode 2: pianist Ben Fu

16-year-old Ben Fu was born in China, and began his piano studies at the age of 7. Ben has won several first prizes since 2019 after coming to Australia, mostly recently being the first prize of 2020 Boroondara Eisteddfod piano concerto competition.