That’s it for Series 5 of The Talent! We had another mammoth episode for the finals, with (left to right) Rose Kavanagh, Liam Wooding, and Cameron Smith returning to the 3MBS studio. Massive congratulations to Rose Kavanagh for taking out first prize, and keep your eyes peeled next year for her Winner’s Recital hosted by Boroondara Arts at Kew Court House. Well done also to Liam … Continue reading And that’s a wrap!
Eira are a piano quartet that have been playing together for 2 years. They formed at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in the year 2015, and have performed at Melba Hall and the Grainger museum, and for Oleh Krysa, Stephen Orton and Harvey de Souza. In the year 2017, they were selected to feature on 3MBS radio’s ‘The Talent’ program, as well as awarded the … Continue reading Eira Quartet
Born in Melbourne, Christopher Wong started learning the piano when he was six years old. He studied at the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School under the tutelage of Len Vorster. Currently in his Honours year of his Bachelor of Music degree, he is studying at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music with Head of Keyboard, Professor Ian Holtham. During his studies, he has been … Continue reading Christopher Wong
Esther Roh, aged 14, started playing the piano at the age of 4 and started the violin at the age of 6. She lived in Brisbane until early last year, when she moved to Melbourne and she is currently a Year 9 student at Korowa Anglican Girls’ School. She is currently studying under Sophie Rowell. Esther won many local eisteddfods and competitions, in Brisbane included … Continue reading Esther Roh
The Invictus Quartet was formed in early 2017 and consists of violinists Christine Daly and Nyssa Sanguansri, violist Jin Long and cellist Annika Cho. The four are close friends who are all currently studying at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. They have participated in the 2017 Australian Festival of Chamber Music Winterschool and the 2017 Mimir Chamber Music Festival in Melbourne as emerging artists. In … Continue reading The Invictus Quartet
Born in Brisbane, flautist Anna Coe graduated her Bachelor of Music from the University of Queensland with First Class Honours. During her time in Brisbane, she received the James Carson Memorial Prize and various awards such as the Most Promising Woodwind Award at the Australian Concerto Competition. Since 2014, she has appeared as a Next Gen Artist with the QPAC ensemble-in-residence, Southern Cross Soloists, which … Continue reading Anna Coe
New Zealand pianist Liam Wooding is studying at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) under the tutelage of Timothy Young. He is in the final stages of completing a Master of Music degree at the University of Waikato and has completed a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Auckland where he was the recipient of the Anne Bellam Award. Liam has performed … Continue reading Liam Wooding