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Piano Masterclass with Amanda Hodder

June 5 @ 1:00 pm June 6 @ 2:30 pm

Professional Development and Masterclass for teachers and students of piano and voice.

Described as “magic” by esteemed pianist and accompanist Malcolm Martineau, Amanda has worked as accompanist, vocal coach, pianist and music director with Opera Australia, OzOpera, VCA, Opera Queensland, Adelaide Cabaret Festival and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.Akeencollaborator,Amandahasalsoactedas musicdirectorforbrandnew shows performed at Festival of Voices, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Melbourne Cabaret Festival, Melbourne Comedy Festival, St Martins Youth Arts and Junction Arts Festival.

Having recently left her role as Associate Lecturer in Accompaniment Studies and Co- ordinator of Classical Voice at the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music, Amanda has spent the first half of 2021 performing at Mona Foma and Ten Days On The Island, preparing to perform at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival (with New York based Australian performer Kim Smith), and preparing singing workshops for teenage girls at Festival of Voices.

A passionate advocate for community group singing, Amanda runs the Hobart Glee Club, a zero-obligation choir that meets once a week. Amanda’s proudest achievements are her two daughters, Lily and Sophia.

PROGRAM

SATURDAY 5 JUNE
Gnomon Room, Ulverstone Wharf Precinct, Wharf Rd, Ulverstone

Session 1 – $10 member/student, $15 non-member/parent
1:00 – 2:00 pm What examiners look for in an exam
2:15 – 4:00 pm Piano masterclass for Grade 5 and up

Session 2 (for teachers only) – $5 member, $10 non-member
4:15 – 5:15 pm Repertoire selection: the key factors Keeping students engaged

SUNDAY 6 JUNE
Gallery 9, 2 West Barrack St, Deloraine

Session 1 – $5 member/student, $10 non-member/parent
11:00 am – 12 pm What examiners look for in an exam

Session 2 – $5 member/student, $10 non-member/parent
1:00 – 2:30 pm Masterclass: Voice, age 15 up Piano Grade 5 and up

$5 – $15 Parent, Teacher & Member Tickets available