June 25 and 26 is less than a month away.  Join the Guild  for two fascinating  afternoons  at the Baptist Church Hall in Tynte Street North Adelaide  with visiting Adelaide born & educated  pianist and academic  NICOLE PANIZZA returning  from the UK to visit her parents.  She’ll be joined by two distinguished Adelaide artists, soprano, Teresa La Rocca, and poet, Peter Goldsworthy,  for  sessions involving younger participants below the age of 22  in:

·        2 master classes ( Junior & Senior) ,

·        2 Awards ( Composition – settings of  Peter’s poem  “Tomatoes” and The Collaborative Pianist Award)

·        2 discussions  encouraging audience questions ( “Words and Music” – Nicole is a notable researcher & performer   of American poet  Emily Dickinson and “Professional Possibilities for Pianists” –and

·        A beautiful recital by  Nicole and  Teresa   which includes  a wide range of songs illustrating  the collaborative pianist from Baroque to Strauss to opera, to Debussy  and  Aaron Copland  settings of Emily Dickinson poems plus the winning composer’s setting of Peter Goldsworthy’s poem.

Join the Guild  as we emerge from  the dark years of lockdown and get back in to gear ready for  our next big event – our Ruby Anniversary ( 40 years) in 2023.

Booking?- yes please—at www.trybooking.com/BYINV– and before  June 20 to be in the  draw for 2 ASO tickets valued at $170.

I look forward to seeing  many Accomp Guild members and supporters during one or both the afternoons of our June 25/26 Festival

Diana Harris OAM  Guild founder and  2022 Festival convenor   

Festival 39 – Piano Words Song