Monthly Archives: August 2015

Finals of the Joan Carden Award 2015

The music for our August concert, consisting of three secular works for chorus and orchestra by Brahms, the Australian premiere of Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn’s cantata, Hiob (Job)and assorted arias sung by the three young finalists in the revamped Joan Carden Award, … Continue reading

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Five minutes with this year’s Joan Carden Award finalists—Ashlyn Tymms

Ashlyn is a graduate of the University of Melbourne (with a Bachelor of Music). She shares a glimpse of her musical childhood, and hopes and plans for the future. What influenced your choice to embark on a musical career? Do … Continue reading

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Five minutes with this year’s Joan Carden Award finalists—Morgan Balfour

Soprano Morgan Balfour graduated from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music in 2013, with a Bachelor of Music in Advanced Performance, Classical Voice. Morgan shares her memories with us of the start of her musical journey. What influenced your choice to … Continue reading

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Five minutes with this year’s Joan Carden Award finalists – Soonki Park

Born in 1983 in South Korea, Soonki Park studied Bachelor of Music Performance (voice major) at the National University of Busan. Subsequently he came to Australia to study Opera at the University of Sydney. Soonki kindly answered questions about how … Continue reading

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Mozart’s Requiem – the Chamber Choir sings at Gosford

On Sunday 2 August, the Chamber Choir provided singers to supplement the Central Coast Chorale (CCC) for a performance of Mozart’s wonderful Requiem KV626 at Gosford.  This was only the latest example of cooperation between the two choirs, which have … Continue reading

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