DANNY BLAKER

MTEACH(PGrad Dip.) MMUS(Composition) BMUS(Performance) AMUS(A)

 

   Melbourne pianist, composer & music educator Danny Blaker is a Masters graduate of the Melbourne Conservatorium, and has studied under some of the most celebrated Australian pianists and composers, including Ian Holtham, Peter Carthew, Mark Pollard, Andrian Pertout, and Raymond Yong. His unique neo-romantic, yet modern music has garnered a wide following in Melbourne, and has been aired on radio on numerous occasions, including stations such as 3MBS FM and CLASSIC FM.

    Described by the late Geoffry Tozer as a “true talent”, Danny has performed widely both locally and abroad in venues ranging from the “Haus de Musik” and Mozarteum in Vienna, to numerous venues in Melbourne and interstate, including MLC, Wollongong Conservatorium, Melba Hall, Hawthorn Town Hall, Camberwell Uniting Church, Kew Court House, and Ruby's Music Room. He was the recipient of the 1st prize at the 2015 Melbourne Deakin Edge International Music Competition. His first commercial CD release of original compositions “Twilight” has been the recipient of wide critical acclaim, and his second album Pheonix - Be Reborn is currently being recorded and produced at Move Records,