Winner of the accompanist prize at the Royal Overseas League Competition, the Ludmilla Andrew Russian Song Accompanist Prize at the Royal Academy of Music, and the Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards Accompanist’s Prize, Chad is one of the rising young stars of the accompaniment world.
Chad is a vocal coach at the Royal Academy of Music and a staff pianist at the Royal College of music, and he performs regularly across the UK and internationally.
Born in Australia, Chad first studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music before moving to London. After studying with Malcolm Martineau and Michael Dussek at the Royal Academy of Music, Chad was awarded the position of Lord & Lady Lurgan Junior Fellow in Accompaniment at the Royal College of Music two years.
He is a regular staff member at the Oxenfoord International Summer School for Singers and Accompanists, the Abingdon Summer School for Solo Singers, the Wessex Solo Singer’s course, and he is an alumni of the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme.
He is a founding member of the Sydney Chamber Opera Company and performed with OperaUpClose in their Olivier Award-winning production of La Bohème. As an avid orchestral musician he has performed with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and the Sydney Sinfonia’s Education and Discovery Programs, and performed with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra at the Edinburgh International Festival. As a chamber musician he has worked with ensembles including Manchester Collective and Magnard Ensemble.
Chad is grateful to have received further support by the Tait Memorial Trust, the Thornton Foundation, the Leverhulme Trust, the Reizenstein scholarship, and the Ian Potter Cultural Trust.
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