Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Potter. Photo credit: Cameron Jamieson It's time for another catch-up, this time with mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Potter. Elizabeth appeared on The Talent this time last year, with another one of our performers, pianist Sam Colcheedas. In our chat, Elizabeth tells us how this year has given her the opportunity to learn new skills with … Continue reading Catching up with…mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Potter
Our next catch-up chat is with Briar String Quartet. The quartet appeared on The Talent in Season 2, 2018, and impressed the mentors with their vivacious performance of the Danish String Quartet's arrangement of "Old Rheinlender" from Sonndala, and A Luminous Moment, Unfolded by Chris Perren. In our chat, they told us what they've been up … Continue reading Catching up with…Briar String Quartet
At the beginning of the year, we were fortunate to be able to have a chat with three of The Talent's alumni who are studying at the Australian National Academy of Music. First up is cellist Charlotte Miles, who took out second prize on Series 4 of The Talent in 2017. In our chat, we … Continue reading Chats at ANAM with: Cellist Charlotte Miles
With lockdown extending over the coming weeks in Melbourne, we thought it would be a good opportunity to catch up with The Talent's performers from over the years and see what they've been up to.
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
Thanks you so much for your support for these wonderful emerging musicians. Unfortunately, due to the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19, we have had to postpone the live-to-air broadcast of The Talent Winners Recital. We will inform you of a new date for the recital as soon as possible. Meet our performers Rachael Joyce (Soprano) - … Continue reading POSTPONED Live on 3MBS 19 March: The Talent Winners Recital!