Glenn Riddle


Glenn Riddle is Lecturer in Keyboard at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne. Under-graduate studies at the Faculty of Music, University of Melbourne, were followed by post-graduate studies at both the Royal College of Music, London and at the Universit├Ąt der Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Vienna. Inaugural winner of the John Allison Scholarship, other awards include the prestigious Horlock and Clarke scholarships, two Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Trust scholarships, 1st Prize in the National Yamaha Piano Competition and an Ian Potter Foundation Award.

One of Australia's leading piano pedagogues, Glenn Riddle's students have won prizes in international competitions in Europe, the USA, China, South-East Asia and Australia, and have been major prize winners in all of Australia's most important piano competitions.

A much-sought after lecturer, adjudicator and pedagogue, he has worked extensively throughout Asia, Australia and New Zealand presenting workshops, masterclasses, and adjudicating. He has also joined international juries for competitions in there United States, Greece, Indonesia, Thailand and New Zealand. Glenn Riddle has performed in the USA, Europe, South-East Asia, and Australia, and is heard frequently on ABC FM as soloist, chamber musician and conductor.

A passionate advocate for contemporary music, Glenn Riddle has collaborated for many years with violinist Marianne Rothschild, commissioning, premiering and recording numerous works by some of Australia's leading composers.