Described by The Australian as a ‘musical ambassador', Anna Goldsworthy is one of Australia’s most versatile artists. Celebrated as a pianist, she is acclaimed also as a memoirist, essayist, playwright, librettist, and festival director.
As a pianist, Anna performs extensively throughout Australia and internationally. She regularly appears at festivals throughout Australia such as the Musica Viva Festival in Sydney, the Canberra International Music Festival, the Queensland Music Festival, the Noosa Long Weekend Festival, the Margaret River Weekend of Music, the Bangalow Music Festival, and the Keyed Up Series in Perth.
As a writer, Anna was awarded Newcomer of the Year at the 2010 Australian Book Industry Awards for her debut memoir, Piano Lessons, which was released in Australia, North America and Korea, adapted for the stage, and is currently in development as a film.
Anna’s writing for the stage includes the libretto for Victorian Opera’s award-winning production of The Magic Pudding. Her acclaimed adaptation of Piano Lessons, commissioned by the Queensland Music Festival, has been nominated for a Matilda Award. Her play, Maestro, co-written with her father, Peter Goldsworthy, enjoyed a successful season with the State Theatre of South Australia in March 2009.
Anna is currently Kenneth Moore Memorial Music Scholar at Janet Clarke Hall and Lecturer in Ensemble at the Elder Conservatorium.
WAMTA is offering a Masterclass conducted by the lovely Anna Goldsworthy.
To reserve a place for your student please register online here by Thursday 15th November. You will receive a confirmation email when you submit the form.
Where: Zenith Music Auditorium @ 309 Stirling highway, Claremont
When: Friday 30th November
Time: 5pm- 7pm
Name: WA Music Teachers' Association