Liam Wooding Piano Recital
TICKETS: Adult $20. | Student $10.
- includes a complimentary glass of wine & nibbles
Friday, 8 December
Recital commences 7:00pm
Doors open 6.30pm
Lewis Eady Showroom
75 Great South Rd, Epsom
MCLEOD Tone Clock Pieces 1, 2 and 3
BEETHOVEN Sonata in E major, op. 109
GINASTERA Sonata no. 1
Liam Wooding is a pianist from Whanganui, New Zealand studying at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) under the tutelage of Timothy Young. He was a semi finalist and the recipient of the Encouragement Award at this year's Wallace National Piano Competition and recently completed a Master of Music degree studying with Katherine Austin at the University of Waikato. Committed to the cultural preservation and advocacy of New Zealand music he has performed works by John Psathas, Jenny Mcleod, Alex Taylor, Reuben Jellyman, Samuel Holloway, Janet Jennings, Kenneth Young, Ben Hoadley and David Griffiths. He was also the resident pianist at the Nelson Composers Workshop for 2015 and 2016 and has received a Lilburn Trust Performance Prize.
Liam has performed concertos with the University of Auckland Orchestra, Auckland Chamber Orchestra, the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra as a prizewinner in the 2015 National Concerto Competition, and in 2016, performed concertos by Ravel and Rachmaninoff with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. Performance highlights for 2017 include performing in presentations of the Vingt regards sue l’Enfant-Jesus by Oliver Messiaen and the Sonatas and Interludes by John Cage in Melbourne. Liam’s last performance in Australia this year included music for piano 4 hands at the Sydney Opera House.
Liam is actively engaged in his home town of Whanganui. He has served as an accompanist at the New Zealand Opera School held in Whanganui each year and is involved in the Musicians for the Sarjeant initiative which supports the redevelopment of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. He has also participated in the inaugural Decoda/Skidmore Chamber Music Institute – a summer programme with a focus on leadership and service through music.