Douglas Lilburn

Liam Wooding

Liam Wooding Liam is studying towards a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance at the University of Waikato with Katherine Austin after completing a Bachelor of Music at the University of Auckland with Rae de Lisle.

In 2015, Liam was awarded Third Place in the 48th National Concerto Competition along with the Junior Jury award, and in 2013 was awarded Second Place at the University of Auckland Graduation Gala Concerto Competition. Liam has also performed as a soloist with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra.

Liam has a keen interest in the performance of new music. He was the resident pianist at the 2015 CANZ Nelson Composers Workshop and was involved in Unstuck Opera's production of Dido and Aeneas, recomposed by Alex Taylor. Next year, Liam will record his first CD, featuring the music of Janet Jennings.

Liam received a Lilburn Trust Performance Prize in 2015.

(Updated December 2015)