Anna Stephens graduated in 2017 from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music with first-class honours and a University medal for academic excellenc
She studied with Shelli Hulcombe at the Conservatorium, and with Susan Waters at London’s prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama while on a 6-month study exchange.
In 2018, Anna moved to Sydney to make her debut with Opera Australia singing the roles of Pamina, Papagena, and the Queen of the Night in the 2018 Schools Tour production of The Magic Flute. Also in 2018, she won the Fine Music 102.5 Young Virtuoso Award state final and played the role of Naiad in the Lisa Gasteen National Opera School’s production of Ariadne auf Naxos, under the baton of Simone Young.
Benjamin Burton is a talented young pianist with a passion for accompanying vocal and instrumental performances.
In 2014 Ben did an internship with Opera Australia, and travelled on full scholarship to Munich, Germany as repetiteur for the Bel Canto Summer Program. In his role as accompanist, Ben has performed all over the country, and in 2017 performed with Voci Stupende, was a guest artist with Grevillea Ensemble, and work as
accompanist and vocal coach at the Australian Institute of Music.
Ben was also awarded 2nd Best Pianist performing with Zoe Drummond in the 2016 MIETTA Art Song Competition. 2016 saw Ben giving recitals with Susannah Lawergren, Hannah Fraser and Andrew O'Connor of The Song Company, performing as first pianist in Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle, for Moorambilla Voices with the World Orchestra, and for Carols at the Concourse with Willoughby Symphony.
President / Secretary
Sapphire Coast Music Society
Tickets for the Wolumla performance can be purchased at
Candelo Books (Bega),
Brief Affairs Lingerie Boutique (Merimbula),
or at the door.
CONTACT: MICHAEL KAVANAGH
0499 681 448
SCMS concerts are hosted at the Wolumla Memorial Hall, Wolumla-Candelo Rd., Wolumla, NSW.
There is no charge for children under16 when accompanied by an adult. Tickets can be purchased at the door the day of the concert.
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