Hannah Shin is a Bachelor of Music (Hons) student at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, studying with Glenn Riddle. She has won numerous prizes in international competitions.
Jun began learning the cello with Suzuki music teacher Takao Mizushima in Sydney at the age of 5. He relocated back to Melbourne in 2016 and completed his Suzuki study under Shoreh Phillips and currently studies under Michael Dahlenburg, cellist in the Australian String Quartet.
As the live-performance scene in Australia reawakens Piera has joined the roster of Artist Bookings Agency and become a member of the Victorian Opera Chorus.
Praised for her “Melting vocal technique” (Operachaser) and “Expressive largesse” (Limelight magazine), Esther Counsel is an emerging young spinto soprano.
Kelsy De Prada is an emerging flute and piccolo player based in Melbourne. Aiming to inspire the next generation of musicians and audiences, her performances are characterised by a focus on beautiful sound and lyrical melodies.
Our second performer on The Talent tonight is pianist Ray Liang.
Our first performer for Episode 6 of The Talent next week is percussionist Therese Ng!
Ukrainian-Australian violinist Markiyan Melnychenko has been described as “an artist of patrician sensibility, spectacular technique”, and “possessing an extraordinary combination of bravura, brains and elegance”. He is in demand as a soloist, chamber musician and pedagogue.
Chelsea started playing the violin at 5 years old. Since then, she has participated in a range of competitions including the South Eastern Music Festival where she won first prize, the Glenn Waverley, Manningham and Boroondara Eisteddfods.
Australian high tenor Dr Leighton Triplow specialises in the performance and study of early music, particularly that of the English Baroque. He completed a PhD in his mid-20s at the University of Melbourne under the supervision of Dr Erin Helyard, Dr David R. M. Irving, and Liane Keegan with a thesis and performance folio exploring constructs of gender performativity and character realisation in the secular songs of English Restoration composer Henry Purcell (1659–1695).