Kathy Chow (A.Mus.A, L.Mus.A) studies with Glenn Riddle. With extensive experience in performing, teaching & accompaniment she has performed in venues such as the WA Government House Ballroom, Iwaki Auditorium and Melbourne Recital Centre. Concerto engagements include the Zelman Memorial Symphony and Fremantle Symphony. Kathy recently performed Liszt’s transcription of Beethoven’s 9th symphony in the art installation 'Stop, Repair, Prepare' by New York artists Allora and Calzadilla.Go to link
Australian pianist Kitty Xiao attended Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School and studied with Glenn Riddle and composition with Anthony Lyons. She completed her Licentiate in Music Diploma in 2007 and was also awarded the Victorian State Premier Award in Music. Kitty graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Music from the Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne.Go to link
Joe is a Pianist of tremendous versatility who has performed throughout Australia and abroad. With extensive performing experience, Joe performs music that spans the centuries and many genres. Whether it’s a Chopin Nocturne, a Duke Ellington tune, or a Beatle’s classic, Joe is sure to impress. Joe is currently completing his Honours year of the Bachelor of Music Performance degree at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.Go to link
Ursula Kurasik is a Master in Teaching graduate from The University of Melbourne with music as her specialty area. She has also completed a Bachelor in Music Composition from the university as well as received first class honours in her Licentiates Diploma in practical piano. Aside from teaching piano and music, and managing herself as a globally appreciated music artist, Ursula enjoys performing a wide variety of songs on piano at special events whether it be pop and metal arrangements or soot
John - MMusPT (Melb), BMus Hons (Melb), LMusA (AMEB), GradDipEd, MVMTA, performs regularly as a soloist, accompanist and chamber artist, including solo performances live on radio. His extensive repertoire includes classical, jazz, contemporary and more. John comfortably adapts to each performance environment, making every event special and memorable.Go to link
Ling Ling Chen has repertoire covering all major periods of music and a wide range of experience in teaching, performing and accompanying. She has performed in various venues throughout Australia and internationally including BMW Edge, Melbourne Recital Centre, Austral Salon, St Johns Southgate, Melba Hall, Verbrugghen Hall, Asam Hall Ettlingen Schloss and the ABC Iwaki Auditorium. She has been broadcasted on 2MBS + 3MBS and competition successes include the recipient of the Matana Foundation ScGo to link
Aaron began playing piano at age 4 and has more than 10 years of performance experience. He specialises in jazz improvisation and contemporary styles of music, performing in a broad range of ensembles around Melbourne at venues such as Bennett Lane, Uptown Jazz Café and Paris Cat. He completed his Bachelor of Music Performance (improvisation) in 2013 where he studied one on one with some of Australia’s leading pianists including Dr Tony Gould, Marc Hannaford, Dr Donna Coleman and Andrea Keller.Go to link
Based in Melbourne Australia, having recently relocated from NYC after seven years in the USA, pianist/composer Mina Yu has worked in a number of capacities; as bandleader, sideman, musical director and educator. Her debut album 'Papa’s Records,' was released in May 2015. Although clearly infused with jazz, the album stands out due to its warm sounds and joyful originals that are part American and part Korean, combined with 70s funk rhythms, rap, and jazz vocals.
Liam Butler Webb is a promising jazz pianist residing in Melbourne, Australia. Liam has performed throughout Australia and internationally, including performances in Romania, Bulgaria, China and the USA.Go to link
Tiffany Tan is currently in her Honours year at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music studying piano with Professor Ian Holtham and a 2011 recipient of the Pearis Rodgers Scholarship. Her recent performing experience encompasses solo piano performance in the Steinway Gallery Singapore Piano Concert and piano duet performances in concerts by Le Petite Touche Piano Ensemble. She enjoys collaborations with other musicians and was an accompanist for Conservatorium music classes and abroad.Go to link
Peter Toohey had his first piano lessons at age 9, studying with Bronislaw Sozanski. Peter completed the Bachelor of Music with Honours in 2012 and recently completed a Masters of Music with Professor Ian Holtham, head of keyboard at the University of Melbourne. He has achieved his LMusA on Piano, performed on 3MBS radio and given numerous recitals across Victoria, and also in Austria and Germany. He has played recitals in Melba Hall, the Melbourne Recital Centre, Fed Square, and many more.Go to link
Stacey Chang completed her Bachelor of Music at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and is currently pursuing a Master of Music (Performance Teaching) under the tutelage of Benjamin Martin. A lover of classical and contemporary music, she enjoys collaborating with other musicians and performs with indie bands both as a pianist and a cellist. A passionate teacher with a heart for teaching the young, Stacy desires to inspire children to discover music and to develop a keen ear and love for it
Recipient of three full music scholarships and the Gold medalist in the International Youth Arts Festival Piano Competition, KingYi has performed in venues such as Melbourne Recital Centre, Iwaki Auditorium, Government House of Victoria, Park Hyatt and extensively abroad. At 16, KingYi was awarded a High Distinction in the Trinity Guildhall Fellow Diploma Piano Recital (F.T.C.L.) with a High Achievement Award. KingYi has also performed with the Preston Symphony Orchestra.Go to link
Kade Brown is a young up-and-coming jazz pianist from the far south coast of NSW now based in Melbourne, and at nineteen he is already a well-seasoned performer with two albums recorded over the last couple of years and another one due later this year. He has twice been selected as a participant, and once as mentor, for the Juilliard Winter Jazz School and is in his 9th year of studying classical piano with Professor Bill Hawkey, former Director of the ANU School of Music.
With a repertoire consisting of more than 200 songs - from Pop through to Jazz, Joshua will provide the finest entertainment for your wedding reception.
Sienloo Ewe completed her Bachelor Degree of Music in 2012 under Glenn Riddle's guidance. Being a piano teacher, Sien focuses on teaching AMEB & ABRSM syllabus, teaching students of all ages. Sien is also a regular accompanist for choirs, examinations and competitions, experienced in accompanying different instruments like voice, violin, guitar, flute and more. Children love working with Sien because of her warm character, patience and creativity, keeping the lessons fun and interesting.Go to link
Born in Suwon, Korea, Laverne Oh is currently completing a Bachelor of Music with the eminent pianist, Benjamin Martin. Laverne's performances impress audiences with a warm sound. Laverne has performed frequently as a recitalist in both Korea and Australia, with recent engagements including solo recitals at the Surrey Hills Music Festival. She is also a regular guest artist at many of Melbourne's prestigious venues, including Melbourne's Park Hyatt and the RACV Collins Street club.
Sam Colcheedas is an accomplished young Pianist who gave his debut recital at the Warburton Arts Centre in 2009. At the University of Melbourne Sam is receiving tutelage from well-known Australian Pianist and Pedagogue Caroline Almonte. Sam is currently gaining experience teaching and performing regularly throughout Melbourne.