Liam Wooding is a pianist, performing music across a variety of forms and genres. His first commercial recording Play Pen was released on the atoll label in 2019 and spent several weeks at the top of the Radio New Zealand Classical Music Charts. You can find out more about Liam’s work in New Zealand music at SOUNZ: Centre for New Zealand Music.
In 2019 as a member of the Morton Trio, Liam was a touring artist with Chamber Music New Zealand and received the Pettman/ROSL Chamber Music scholarship. Alongside Molly Collier O-Boyle as a member of COW, Liam was an artist in residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity. They will present their debut show Forgetting Lessons at the Melbourne Recital Centre in 2021.
Liam was a prize winner in the National Concerto Competition where he performed with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra and has featured as a soloist with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra, Wellington Chamber Orchestra, and on several occasions with Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.
Liam is a graduate of the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) where he studied with Timothy Young, supported by a Creative New Zealand scholarship. He is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Waikato where he researches New Zealand piano music. His research is supported by a Waikato Doctoral Scholarship and the Shirtcliffe Fellowship.