Jenni Flemming

Jenni Flemming

Jenni Flemming is very well known to Australian audiences as a performer, and in educational circles as a teacher, adjudicator and examiner. She has a busy professional career as soloist, chamber player, accompanist, teacher, adjudicator and examiner.

Her teachers include Max Olding, Pamela Page, (Australia), Bela Siki (USA) and Kendall Taylor (England). As a student she was the recipient of many awards including the National winner of the ABC Young Performers Award. She has a keen interest in all styles of music, her performances often including jazz piano and vocal. With her husband cellist, Gwyn Roberts, she has played most of the Sonata repertoire for this combination, and has recorded the AMEB cello syllabus for use as an educational tool.

She has recorded several live broadcasts for ABC radio, with Ensemble I and pianist Brachi Tilles. As a member of The Queensland Piano Trio, Jenni toured England and Scandinavia, performing in The Purcell Room, and recording for Singapore and Norwegian radio.

She has performed as concerto soloist with the Queensland, Melbourne, Canberra and Adelaide Symphony Orchestras, and has also appeared with the Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra, the Pacific Chamber Orchestra and the Queensland University Symphony Orchestra.  In 2004 Jenni performed the Grieg Piano Concerto 12 times for a Queensland Ballet production of The Little Mermaid, accompanied by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.

She has given concerts and broadcasts in Scandinavia, South East Asia, the USA and the United Kingdom. As a member of the contemporary music ensemble Perihelion, Jenni was involved in a subscription concert series in Brisbane, three CD's of Australian music, and interstate and overseas touring.

Jenni is a lecturer at the Queensland Conservatorium, where she teaches piano and keyboard pedagogy, and performs regularly in the Keyboard Recital series.

In 2012 Jenni directed the Inaugural Australian Piano Duo Festival which showcased the wonderful two piano and four hands repertoire, and featured some of Australia’s best pianists in concerts and master-classes. Jenni directed the festival again in 2014, and now the 2016 Festival.

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