TWO talented young Canberra piano teachers will perform this Wednesday, July 16, at the Wesley Music Centre’s Lunchtime Live Concert from 12.40pm to 1.20pm.
In a packed program, Kylie Loveland and Amber Robertson will perform Sonata for Four Hands by Poulenc, A Flight of Sun Birds: 9 Bagatelles for Piano Duet by Ross Edwards, Slavonic Dances Op.46 no. 1 and Op.72 nos. 1 and 2 by Dvořák and Waltz Op. 11 no. 4 for 4 hands by Rachmaninov.
Loveland graduated with a firsts in Music (first class honours) from the ANU School of Music in 2008, studying under Susanne Powell and Geoffrey Lancaster. In 2008, Kylie performed Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto with the National Capital Orchestra, participated in the Tel Hai International Piano Master Classes in Israel, and travelled to Germany to study with the Silver Garburg Piano Duo and now teaches piano at Canberra Girls’ Grammar School, St Clare’s College and at her private studio.
Robertson grew up on the Far South Coast. In 2004 she came to Canberra to study a Bachelor of Music and majored in classical piano at the ANU School of Music under the tuition of Geoffrey Lancaster and the mentorship of Larry Sitsky. After gaining a Diploma of Education in secondary music and moving back to the coast, she worked in primary and secondary schools as a music educator, choral conductor and instrumental teacher. She moved back to Canberra this year and is focusing on training a new generation of pianists.
Concert by Kylie Loveland and Amber Robertson, Wesley Music Centre, 20 National Circuit, Forrest, Wednesday July 16– 12.40pm to 1.20pm.Entry $5 minimum, concession $2. No bookings required. Tickets at the door.