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Claudia Rapisarda

General Details

Claudia has had an interest in the creative arts from a young age. Piano became her passion as she continued her musical journey. Aged 16, Claudia was accepted into the State’s only specialist music secondary school: The Sydney Conservatorium High-School. At this stage, Claudia also discovered a love for composition, and was placed under the instruction of Dr. Trevor Pearce.

During her time at the Conservatorium, Claudia performed for, was adjudicated and conducted by Carl Vine, George Palmer and Dr. Carolyn Watson. She has participated and received awards in the Sydney Eisteddfod and the Carlsbad Music Festival. Claudia has also been involved in a number of master-classes, most notably with the German vocal quintet- AMARCORD.

Claudia has performed with the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs and the Sydney Symphony under the direction of American voice actor John De Lancie, soprano Elizabeth Scott and conductor and pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy. Claudia has been on stage with UK Pianist Kerry Yong, Sydney Symphony’s Associate Concert Master- Kirsten Williams and Australian soprano Jacqueline Porter. Her works have also been broadcasted on Fine Music 2MBS FM, as a part of their Young Virtuosi program.

An active musician, Claudia has performed in numerous performance venues including the Sydney Opera House, The Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The Independent Theatre and the Seymour Theatre. In 2013, she was involved in the Elizabethans Trust’s “Academy of Chamber Music” (Directed and founded by Kirsten Williams and Kathryn Selby).

Since graduating from the Conservatorium High School, Claudia continues her studies with Dr. Trevor Pearce, Cathy Davis and Dr. Bradley Gill.

These details were last updated on February 2, 2016

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