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Eleanor Meredith


Eleanor Meredith is a pianist and singer from Hobart Tasmania. She grew up in a musical family and was encouraged explore music from a very young age mainly through singing, and at age 7 began to play piano after her parents brought one into the family home. As a self-taught songwriter, Eleanor entered and won many local talent competitions, including the Cygnet Folk Festival's youth blackboard Competition, throughout her teen years whilst also being involved in local community Concert Bands and Big Bands where she developed an appreciation for many genres of music, but particularly a love for jazz.

In 2013 Eleanor received the Hobart Jazz Club's Ian Pearce Memorial Scholarship in Jazz Improvisation as part of the Clarence Jazz Festival giving her the opportunity to study Jazz piano properly under Randal Muir. After some time off from piano pursuing classical composition and jazz voice, Eleanor took jazz piano back up studying under Matt Boden at the Conservatorium of Music and is now in high demand as a pianist and singer both as a performer and teacher. She has led and performed in numerous ensembles, playing original compositions and arrangements, and has garnered much respect in the Hobart community for her abilities.

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