The Invictus Quartet

Invictus Quartet // Young Performer Summer Series

Invictus Quartet. Photo credit: Mo Productions Happy New Year! 🎉 We hope you've had a fantastic summer break, and that you have a wonderful 2022 ahead. We're thrilled to tell you that starting tonight we're bringing back the Young Performer Summer Series to 3MBS in the count down to the start of The Talent. For … Continue reading Invictus Quartet // Young Performer Summer Series

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?

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.

Episode 9: pianist Thong Truong

Thong is a third year Bachelor of Commerce and Music student at Monash University. Prior to entering Monash, Thong studied with Wendy McLean on piano and with Jennifer Chou on pipe organ. At Monash he has studied with Anthony Halliday and is currently under the tutelage of Dr Tomoe Kawabata.