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?
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.
Our first guest mentor for Season 2, 2021 is pianist Julia Hastings. Julia is a Melbourne-based pianist who defies stereotypes by being equally at home on stage as an actor.
Sarah Chen, a student of Dr Mark McGee, is a 15 year old studying Year 12 at Tintern Grammar School who is both passionate about and talented at playing classical music for both piano and violin.
Our second performer on The Talent tonight is pianist Ray Liang.
Dorothy began playing and performing at the piano at a young age and her enthusiasm for music has only increased. Born in Melbourne, she attended school there and began learning from Dr Mark McGee.
16 year old Ben Fu was born in China, beginning piano studies at the age of 7. He is now a Year 10 student of Patterson River Secondary College.
Our second performer for Episode 2 of The Talent 2021 is pianist Meng Xia.
Our second performer on Episode 1 of The Talent is pianist Brian Luo. He'll be performing Chopin's Ballade No. 3 in A-flat Major, and Liszt's Etudes d'exécution transcendante, S. 139 No. 4 ("Mazeppa").
The Talent is back for 2021, and we're delighted to announce that returning to the resident mentor's chair for Season 1 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 … Continue reading Season 1 Mentor: Dr Kenji Fujimura