Ever listened to The Talent and wondered how our mentors got to be where they are today? Well, soon you'll be able to find out! We're excited to announce that episode 1 of our brand new podcast Ask the Mentor is dropping this Friday in The Talent's podcast feed! We'd like to say a big thank you to … Continue reading Episode 1: Ask the Mentor Podcast // Cellist Josephine Vains
SUBMIT YOUR QUESTIONS HERE We know that lots of emerging musicians out there are brimming with questions about how to make it in the professional world. So, with The Talent on hold for the moment, we thought we'd put together a podcast where we ask our mentors your questions, and get their tips and advice. … Continue reading New Podcast! Got a question for our mentors?
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
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