Kylie Pointer

Completed her Bachelor of Music, Diploma of Education, AMUSA, LMUSA with distinction, Graduate Diploma of Opera and is currently doing her Masters in Music Performance at the Victorian College of the Arts while teaching 4 days a week at St. Catherine’s Girls School in Toorak.

She was awarded the inaugural Harold Fisher Scholarship in 2001, has been successful in various eisteddfods, including 3rd in Liederfest 2003 and 2nd in Bendigo Vocal Championship, 3rd in Vocal Championship at Boroondara and 2nd in the Austral Salon eisteddfod. Recent solo recitals include at Colonial Stadium; The Hyatt; the Melbourne Concert Hall; the Melbourne Convention Centre; Carols in Como Park 2002 and Opera in the Park (Victorian Gardens) 2003.

Kylie sang for a Siemens function in October 2002 and in February sang on Fort Denisson (NSW) for Honda. Also this year she has been a soloist in Haydn’s Nelson Mass with Melbourne Chorale and she sang for the US Consolate at a function for the 4th of July.

Recently performed roles include Edith Sitwell and the Duchess of Devonshire in Malcolm Williamson’s English Eccentrics during the 2000 Melbourne Festival; Lesbina in a touring production of Fish n Ships in 2001 to Sydney and Northern NSW; Melanie Mayer in Hotel Charles at the Hotel Sofitel as a visiting artist for the VCA production; il pastorello in Puccini’s Tosca with Melbourne City Opera and recently performed the role of Musetta in La Boheme, with MCO at the Comedy Theatre.

In July she performed Geraldine in A Hand of Bridge at Chapel off Chapel and in August travelled to Jakarta, Indonesia to perform Serpina in La Serva Padrona.

In November she has been engaged to debut as Papagena and first lady in Die Zaubeflae in The Magic Flute with Melbourne Opera.

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