Rising Stars – a Year On
Sunday 24 June 2018, 2pm
At the Arden Crescent Uniting Church, Rosanna, Melbourne$28 (adult), $23 (concession), $10 (student 16 and over), $5 (student)
By popular request, these four talented younger musicians and singers return to the stage at Arden Crescent after twelve months spent further honing their skills.
William Hardy plays several different recorders (including soprano, descant, alto, tenor and bass), as well as flute and tenor saxophone, and sings. Will obtained his Licentiate Diploma of Music, Australia (with Distinction) in Recorder, and since then has taken several major steps in furthering his career. Will’s musical tastes range from Renaissance to jazz and contemporary pop.
Charlotte Miles, aged 15, studies cello with David Berlin. She has performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall in New York (2013) and Opéra Bastille in Paris (2015) after winning first prizes in international music competitions, and over 100 competition prizes locally. Charlotte has performed as a guest soloist with several community orchestras, performing works including the Elgar and Dvorak Cello Concertos.
Amanda Middleditch started her passion for singing at the age of 7. Singing with the Australian Youth Choir she achieved a Developing Artist scholarship and the opportunity to sing with some of Australia’s most talented singers. Amanda is continuing to refine and enhance her skills as a young opera singer.
Chloe Harris, mezzo soprano, is a recent graduate of the University of Melbourne, and continues her training as an honours student. She has been accepted as an Opera Scholar for Opera Scholars Australia’s 2017/18 season. Chloe has performed regularly at Melbourne events. She aims to pursue a career in the arts as a teacher and performer.
Each of these musicians will be accompanied on the piano by well-known teacher and accompanist Anne Lewitzka.
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