Nadia Piave holds a Masters in Performance from the University of Sydney. Her teaching experience spans more than 17 years and she maintains a busy teaching schedule as well as being a seasoned performer in a variety of musical styles.
Apart from the Open Academy, Nadia’s numerous teaching engagements have included the Bondi WAVE Alternate Music program, classes for Macquarie Community College, AIM, Sydney Philharmonia, North Sydney Community Choir and the Blake Dawson Waldron Lunchtime Choir, the Conservatorium High School and SCEGGS Darlinghurst as well as Parkinsong, a singing group for people with Parkinsons Disease.
Nadia also leads a very full life as a performer embracing all styles of vocal music. In Early Music, Nadia has sung with ensembles Salut! Baroque, Sydney Consort, Richard Black’s Renaissance Men (a guest performer!), Concertato, Fiona Garlick’s La Valentine and her own ensemble Trio Bassano with Tommie Andersson and Matthew Ridley.
As a cabaret and art song performer Nadia has worked with harpist Jacinta Dennet in duo Bliss, pianists Paul Myers and Mauro Colombis performing German and Italian Art Song and cabaret, pianist and arranger extraordinaire Sally Whitwell in chamber duo Une Fois Seule, flautist Jane Cavanagh in chamber ensemble Three Colours, pianist, baritone, raconteur and gourmande Glenn Amer in the comedy/opera duo Cosi Fun Tutti Frutti!, and accordionist Ross Maio and guitarist Gino Pengue in Trio Sedotta e Abbandonata.