Geelong Jazz Soirées
A music series celebrating Geelong's strong jazz culture in concerts featuring some of the regions best established and emerging talents.
This event will feature jazz vocalist Amelia Evans accompanied by Callum Watson at the piano.
Award-winning Australian vocalist, Amelia Evans is a Melbourne based musician currently studying a Bachelor of Music at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Monash University. As the recipient of the Margaret Schofield Music Performance Scholarship (VCAA) and the Monash-Pratt Music Performance Jazz Scholarship, 2016 marked the beginning of her success as a young jazz vocalist.
Callum Watson is an ambassador for young Australian jazz and classical talent, a well-established pianist and composer, and a prolific producer spanning across jazz, classical and theatre.
In addition to winning the Margaret Schofield Scholarship for composition, Watson has won a variety of awards including from Melbourne Fringe Festival, state and local governments and internationally from orkest de ereprijs (NL).
As a composer, Callum has written original scores for nine theatre productions including one musical and also has a diverse portfolio of concert works which have been played by ensembles internationally.
Critics see Callum “as one of Australia’s most exciting composers and pianists”.