Faculty Berta Brozgul

Associate Faculty

Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Berta migrated to Australia at the age of 12. 

She completed her undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, with highest honours. 

She has received many prizes in Australia as well as overseas, and was the fourth place winner in the prestigious Lev Vlassenko piano competition in Brisbane, in 2015. She was also awarded the Queensland Symphony Orchestra vote for the best concerto performance of the evening, performing Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto. 

During her studies at the Australian National Academy of music from 2016 to 2018, she was awarded the prize for the most outstanding performance in a solo recital, as well as the Ursula Hoff prize for outstanding performance of a work by Mozart. 

She was also selected as a finalist in the concerto competition in 2018, performing Chopin’s E-minor Piano Concerto with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. 

She is an active collaborative artist as well as a soloist, and has performed alongside numerous international artists including the Australian tenor Steve Davislim and the internationally renowned violinist Ye-Eun Choi, and has been a guest pianist with the well known Australian piano trio, the ‘Firebird trio’, on numerous occasions.

In 2023, she made her debut with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, performing Bartók’s piano concerto no 3 conducted by Benjamin Northey.

Photo by Pia Johnson

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