Jennifer Marten-Smith

JENNIFER MARTEN-SMITH

COACH

At age 12 Jennifer Marten-Smith was invited to study piano with Professor Gediga-Glombitza at the Musikhochschule in Cologne, Germany.

At age 16 she made her public debut with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra as soloist in Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor , having previously recorded the Rimsky-Korsakov Piano Concerto with this orchestra. Two years later she again performed with the TSO, playing Rubinstein’s Piano Concerto No 4. That same year, Jennifer was the youngest graduate of the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music, where she was awarded a high distinction as a double major in piano performance and accompaniment.

Other concertos in her repertoire include works by Beethoven, Brahms, Dohnányi, Mozart, Saint-Saëns and Tchaikovsky, and she has appeared as soloist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover.

Jennifer has performed as solo pianist throughout Australia and Europe and was a member of chamber groups Trio Médard (Germany) and The Kettering Piano Quartet (Australia).In 1989 she began work as a repetiteur with the State Opera of South Australia, after which she joined the Victorian State Opera Young Artist Programme. From 1997 to 2001 she was a full-time member of the music staff at the Staatsoper Hannover, Germany, subsequently working as music staff at Opera Australia for the next 11 years, before returning to her beloved city of Hobart.

Jennifer is in demand as a soloist, accompanist, teacher, vocal coach and chamber musician.

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Audiences are raving about State Opera's production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Have you booked to see the barber? ... See MoreSee Less

Pie Contest! The legendary Maggie Beer has created an exclusive pork, apple and blood sausage pie for the launch of Sweeney Todd. To get your hands on one of these mouth-watering delights, let us know how far you would go (within the law of course) for a Maggie Beer pie.

T&Cs. The top 10 answers across Facebook and Instagram, as judged by State Opera, will be announced by 6pm, 6 May and winners will be notified via private message. For winners within the Adelaide metro area, pies can be delivered on 7 May, otherwise pickup will be arranged.

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Pie Contest! The legendary Maggie Beer has created an exclusive pork, apple and blood sausage pie for the launch of Sweeney Todd. To get your hands on one of these mouth-watering delights, let us know how far you would go (within the law of course) for a Maggie Beer pie.

T&Cs. The top 10 answers across Facebook and Instagram, as judged by State Opera, will be announced by 6pm, 6 May and winners will be notified via private message. For winners within the Adelaide metro area, pies can be delivered on 7 May, otherwise pickup will be arranged.

📷 Martin Philbey

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I live in the Southern Suburbs but I would crawl on my hands and knees over rugged terrain and through dangerous bushland all the way to the beautiful Barossa Valley just to even smell the scent of a delicious Maggie Beer pie! 🥧

Would I go so far as to sell my first born???? Nicola Probably?!! 🤔👀😋🤣 Or possibly our 2nd born.... Louis??!!! ❤️ Such delicious pies!!!!!! Yes I would! ps see you on the 11th.. Can. Not. Wait!!!! !

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Who wouldn't love one of these Maggie Beer pies specially created for State Opera's upcoming smash hit of SWEENEY TODD THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET. Her Majesty's Theatre Adelaide see you all there for 🎼MORE HOT PIES! Tickets @ Bass MAY 8th to May 15th

I have sailed the world beheld its wonders. From my home in London, to the streets of Radalaide. But there’s no pies like MAGGIE’S... I am home again. ❤️🥧

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Did you see us in Adelaide Central Market this morning? 7NEWS Adelaide was there to catch all the action! ... See MoreSee Less

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How wonderful! Would've loved to have seen/heard it!

I love flash mobs, would love to be around when one performed!

Sensational! Best of luck for an awesome season

Fantastic! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Great to see the family well represented😃🥰

Issy Darwent

Ha! Great stuff!!

Wish one day to witness it ...while I’m out there...must be awesome!

Wow 😯 wish I was there!

Wow,wish we knew of this absolutely beautiful performance today 👏

André Agnew 😃

That is so powerful

Francis Nicholls 🙂

Brilliant 👏👏👏

Rebecca

I saw you and I.m in England loved the singing and the market.

Stephanie McAlister 😍

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Blink and you'll miss it! the Sweeney Todd cast sneak into the markets. ... See MoreSee Less

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Brilliant

Love it. Would have been fun to film near a butchers 😀

Just great love this musical have my ticket so looking forward to it.

Incredible - wish I could have been there!!!

Looks like and sounds like the market came to life this morning! Well done

Tania Macdonald, Kylie Tee, Greg Simes - looking forward to next Saturday night!

Love it

Awesome 👍 ... is it too late to get down there 🧐🥴😁😁

Awesome👏👏

Amazing ❤

Fabulous

Bec Bulley highly recommend you and Tom go see if you can. Same production WAO did a few years ago

Wish I could see it!

Awsum

Loved it

Awesome Jo Can't wait to see you x

Yay!!!

Wow impact

Wonderful 💜

Saw you on Ch7 news Andrew!

Fabulous 😍

Sue Denton I must've *just* missed this!

Fabulous

Wow.

Saw you on the news!

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