Kristin Berardi

The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts

$10 - $25

Kristin Berardi is an award winning creative musician, composer and educator and one of Australia’s finest jazz exports.

Kristin Berardi is an award winning creative musician, composer and educator and one of Australia’s finest jazz exports.

Recipient of The Churchill Fellowship 2020, she has performed in the Closing Ceremony of The Commonwealth Games 2018; supported Al Jarreau and George Benson; and performed at Sydney Opera House and Hamer Hall in JONI:Both Sides Now. Highly accomplished she has received an ARIA Nomination; won the Montreux Jazz Festival’s International Jazz Vocal Competition in 2006; The National Jazz Award, 2012, National Bell Award for The Best Jazz Vocal album, 2010, 2013, 2016 and is the only vocalists to have received the National Freedman Fellowship.

She has worked with musicians such as Kenny Werner, Ingrid Jensen, Thomas Morgan, Chris Walker, Dan Tepfer, Jerome Jennings, Dan Weiss, Florian Ross, Jim Pugh, Matthew Halpin, Sam Anning, Pascal Schumacher, Andrea Keller, James Muller, James Sherlock, Katie Noonan, Mike Nock, Miro Sprague, Wendy Matthews, Kate Miller-Heidke, Orlando Fleming, Phil Slater, Barney McAll, Julien Wilson, Jamie Oehlers, Hannah Macklin, Carl Morgan, Zac Hurren, Katie Whighton, Emma Dean and many more.

Originally from QLD Australia she is now residing in Switzerland where she is on staff at HSLU, in Luzern (2021).

For this special performance at The Count’s Kristin appears with the students from the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music and Performance. This performance will feature Kristins’ original composition and is part of her week-long residency at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music and Performance where she’s teaching, rehearsing, performing, and recording with the students and presenting Gender Diverse Leadership in Jazz and Improvisation workshops. These activities enable students the privilege and rare opportunity to rehearse, perform and record the compositions alongside the composers. This unique student experience is a key pedagogical approach within the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music and Performance, with established artists mentoring the emerging generation of jazz musicians. The recording will be released as part of the ongoing Monash Sessions series that can be found here: https://monashschoolofmusicandperformance.bandcamp.com/

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  • Ticket Pricing

    Standard $25
    Monash Students $10
    Standard $25
    Monash Students $10
  • Performance Information

    • Duration: Approximately 2 hours with an interval

    • Venue: The Count’s

    • Age suitability: All ages

  • Venue Details

    The Count’s:
    The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts,
    48 Exhibition Walk, Clayton 3800

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