2015 Adjudicators Announced

The Australian Concerto & Vocal Competition are proud to announce distinguished vocal and instrumental adjudicators for 2015.

Carl Pini

   Mr Carl Pini – Instrumental adjudicator


Cheryl Barker - 2015 Vocal adjudicator

Ms Cheryl Barker – Vocal adjudicator

One of the finest Sopranos to emerge from Australia, Cheryl Barker has established a distinguished opera career throughout the UK, Europe, USA and Australasia. She has appeared in concert at London’s Barbican, Royal Albert Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Wigmore Hall, Halle Orchestra, Edinburgh/ Spoleto Festivals and toured for Musica Viva.  Recent roles include Madama Butterfly, Tosca, Governess/Miss Jessel (The Turn of the Screw), Desdemona (Otello) and Katya Kabanova.  Recordings include Puccini Arias, Pure Diva (Melba Recordings), Seduction & Persuasion, Beethoven 9 (ABC Classics), La bohème, Madama Butterfly/ Opera Australia, Madam Butterfly (Chandos), Madama Butterfly/ De Vlaamse Opera (Belgium/ Netherlands Television).

We welcome the return of two ‘regular’ official professional accompanists, Rhodri Clarke from Melbourne, and Maryleigh Hand from Sydney, and look forward to welcoming  Ms Prue Gibbs from Brisbane.

Entrants are reminded that the closing date for Entries is Wed 3rd June.