Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing
  • Musicological Society of Australia



 Revealing a neglected gem: Robert Schumann's Sieben Lieder von Elisabeth Kulmann, Op. 104.’ Australian Voice, Vol. 17, ed. H. Mitchell,, 2015, pp. 1–10.

‘G’Day! Australian Songs to Sing and Teach’ (report), Vocal Eyes, No. 18, ed. A. McDonald, ANATS NSW, Sydney, 2009, p. 6.

‘Claudio Monteverdi’; ‘Monteverdi’s Time’; ‘Barbara Strozzi’; ‘Strozzi’s Time’ (four articles), Musica, Millennium House Pty Ltd, 2009.

‘Historically Informed Performance: Tonal Colour and Quality in Female Voices for Early Nineteenth Century Italian Opera’, Australian Voice, Vol. 11, ed. A. Nisbet, Australian Academic Press, Bowen Hills, Qld, 2005, pp. 47–55

‘Italian Vocal Music in the Early Nineteenth Century: Historical versus Modern Interpretive Approaches’, Music Research for a New Century, ed. M. Ewans, R. Halton & J. Phillips, Cambridge Scholars Press, London, 2004, pp. 40–53.


PhD Studies

2004        Awarded by the University of Newcastle.

                Degree completed in 3 years, funded by an Australian Postgraduate Award (2001–2003).

                Topic: Performance Practices in Italian Vocal Music for Women, 1800-1850.

                Included were a full thesis & five recitals supporting the research.

Recital 1, 2001: Songs by Bellini & Donizetti; Arias by Rossini and Mercadante

Recital 2, 2001: Songs by Bellini, Brambilla & Colbran; Arias by Mercadante, Rossini, Donizetti & Pacini

Recital 3, 2002: The Songs of Verdi and the Repertoire of Giuditta Pasta (arias by Bellini, Nicolini, Paisiello & Mayr)

Recital 4, 2002: The Songs and Repertoire of Maria Malibran (songs by Malibran; arias by Vaccai, Rossini & Bellini)

Recital 5, 2003: Religious Music of the Early 19th Century, and the Repertoire of Rosamunda Pisaroni (sacred music by Rossini & Cherubini; arias by Rossini, Meyerbeer and Paisiello/arr.Dunstone)

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