MR Glenn Riddle

MR Glenn Riddle


  • Australian Piano Music (Music Performance)
  • Beethoven (Music Performance)
  • Claude Debussy (Music Performance)
  • Franz Liszt (Music Performance)
  • Frederic Chopin (Music Performance)
  • J.S. Bach (Music Performance)
  • Percy Grainger (Music Performance)



  • 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 Universität 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. Their CD 'The Sky is Melting' (Move Records) features premiere recordings of works by Australian composers Stuart Greenbaum, Linda Kouvaras, Andrian Pertout and William James Schmidt. Other CD recordings include Greenbaum's Sonata for Violin and Piano (with Marianne Rothschild), Greenbaum's An Angel Bowed Backwards for Viola and Piano (with Rodney Lovefosse) and Greenbaum's Iceman for solo piano all of which have been broadcast extensively. In addition G   


Member of

  • ISME, Member. Member 2015 -
  • Victorian Music Teachers' Association, Councillor. Councillor 1995 -



Selected publications


Education and training

  • Grad. Dip Arts, University of Melbourne 1999
  • MMus, University of Melbourne 1990
  • LMusA, 1978

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of Trinity College of Music, London, 2004
  • Clark Scholarship, University of Melbourne, 1987


Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Piano Performance. Under-graduate and Post-Graduate studies. Piano Pedagogy.