RICHARD GILL AUDITORIUM –
ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS
Friday 9 July 2021
5:45 pm (30’) AEST
Prelude and Fugue No.3, Book 1
Sonata Hob XVI/52 I.
Etude No.4, Op.10
Variations on a Theme by Paganini
Tina Algeri was born in Perth, Western Australia and is 16 years of age. She is currently under the tutelage of Mr Yoon Sen Lee. Tina started her musical journey at the age of 5, under the umbrella of Mrs Ivy Chan and Stephanie Huang through Yoon Sen Lee Music School in Perth, Western Australia. After many years of practice, Tina has progressed her skills and taken piano as a serious commitment in her life and desires to take music as her future career.
Tina has entered various local and international competitions and has won many of them including the Fremantle Eisteddfod, South Suburban Music Society, Western Australia Pianist Competition, North of Perth Music Festival and Performing Arts Festival. Some of her first prizes include the Open Championship section from North of Perth music festival, the Under 17 Concerto section, the Under 15 classical section and the Under 15 romantic section from the South Suburban Music Society, the Under 15 Romantic and Recital section in Fremantle Eisteddfod, the Under 15 recital section, Under 18 recital section, Open Concerto section as well as Senior Overall Best Pianist Award in the Western Australian Pianist Competition and many more.
In 2016, Tina won first prize in the Golden Key International Music Festival as well as second prize in the American Protégé and performed at Carnegie Hall, New York. During that year, Tina also obtained a music scholarship from St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ School.
In 2017, Tina also performed in front of the Governor General in Canberra, Australia. In 2018, Tina entered the 6th Global International Piano Competition held in Shenzhen, China. Tina was invited to compete in Shenzhen in which she won first prize in her age category and was also one of the top 8 honoured pianists who were awarded with a contract giving them the opportunity to perform concerto works with many orchestras or as a soloist building up to the future. In 2019, Tina won the first prize in the Concours international de piano “Ville de Gagny” competition in Gagny, France. While she was in France, she also completed her Diploma of International Conservatory of Music of Paris in which she received high distinction.
She also performed with the Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra at Qintai Hall, in Wuhan, China in 2019.
Tina participates in many choirs, bands and orchestras within her school and has also achieved Honours A in both her Grade 7 AMEB, and Grade 8 AMEB music exam. Tina was awarded a pass with a distinction for her AMEB A.Mus.A exam in 2019 and obtained her AMEB L.Mus.A Diploma exam in 2020. She also recently obtained her Licentiate of Trinity College London exam with distinction. Tina performs in many concerts in local churches as well as concerts within her school community.
Tina has been awarded a scholarship program to have early matriculation for undergraduate part time music studies at the University of Western Australia. Tina Algeri enjoys performing piano amongst large crowds and has always admired the music created by the piano. She wishes to enhance her skills in piano to succeed her musical journey and become a successful concert pianist in the near future.