Active as both pianist and teacher, Wendy Lorenz has performed extensively throughout Australia and overseas and appeared for many of the major radio and television networks in Europe and Asia. A ‘Student of the Year’ graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium and Beethoven Bicentenary Medallion winner (awarded internationally by the west German Government), she has also belonged to a number of successful chamber ensembles including the highly acclaimed New England Ensemble, the Australian Piano Trio, the Young Sydney Piano Trio, the Phoenix Ensemble and currently Trio Empyrean and the Lanyon Trio.
As concerto soloist she has appeared with many of Australia’s leading orchestras and in commercial releases with the Adelaide Symphony, Queensland Symphony, and Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestras.
A committed music educator, Wendy is currently a Performance Teaching Fellow at the Australian National University has also taught at the NSW Conservatorium, and the Universities of New England and Southern Queensland, where she was also Head of Music. An experienced presenter of workshops, masterclasses and seminars throughout Australia and overseas, (including China, Singapore, Malaysia and the USA), she has served as National Chair of the Australasian Piano Pedagogy Conference Committee and is an accredited Federal Examiner for the Australian Music Examinations Board.
Wendy is the producer of TAC’s Twilight Classical Concert Series.