- May 17, 2019
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Ruby Luck is completing the third year of her Bachelor of Music, studying with Natasha
Vlassenko. She began learning piano from the Suzuki Method aged seven and since moving
to Queensland in 2010, has been a prize winner of the Brisbane, Gold Coast and
Murwillumbah Eisteddfods, as well as the Queensland Piano Competition. After completing
her LMusA in 2015, she was accepted into the Young Conservatorium’s Rising Stars
program, where she participated in the Australian Piano Duo Festival and performed as a
soloist with the Young Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra.
Since her first year at the Conservatorium in 2017, Ruby has been the winner of the Minnie
May Bussey Pianoforte Prize (2017), the Ruby C. Cooling Prize (2017), a joint winner of the
Queenslanders Foundation Prize (2017) and a finalist in the Basil Jones Sonata Prize (2018).
In 2018, she performed Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos with the Queensland
Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra. She has also participated in masterclasses and lessons
with renowned pianists including Peter Hill, Roy Howat, Alexander Strukov, Lance Coburn,
Gil Garburg and Vyacheslav Gryaznov.
Also a passionate chamber musician, Ruby has performed in duos with instrumentalists and
vocalists, as well as in piano trios, a piano quartet and a piano quintet since starting at the
Conservatorium. In 2018, she was selected to perform in the Side-by-Side faculty student
concert alongside Conservatorium faculty members and international musicians.