Sought after as a music editor, Angela Turner is experienced across a wide range of music genres, bringing considerable practical experience and understanding to her work. Her in-depth knowledge of music notation standards, print processes, and various industry-standard scorewriting and graphic design packages, enables her to produce refined scores to the highest level. Previous clients have included Australian orchestras and organisations, including the Australian Chamber Orchestra; Melbourne, Sydney, Tasmanian and Queensland Symphony Orchestras; Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB); Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM); and various international publishers including Hal Leonard, Edition Peters (London), Yale University Press, amongst many others.
A professional classical pianist, Angela has been broadcast on Australian radio as soloist and chamber musician, and has performed extensively throughout Australia, and the UK, Canada and Taiwan. In recent years, highlights have included recordings and performances in the Kawai Keyboard Series, Australian Piano Duo Festival, 4MBS Festival of Classics, and for Musica Viva (QLD and NSW). Angela currently enjoys a performance focus upon chamber music, most notably with the Lyrebird Trio - winners of both the piano trio and audience prize at the prestigious 2013 Asia-Pacific Chamber Music Competition. Recent engagements have included appearances at the Melbourne Recital Centre, Sydney Opera House, and Port Fairy Spring Music Festival. The Lyrebird Trio were 2014 and 2015 Winter Musicians-in-Residence at Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada, and are Ensemble-in-Residence at the Queensland Conservatorium.
Angela lectures at the Queensland Conservatorium, and is head of the Intermediate Piano Program at the Young Conservatorium. A well-respected teacher, Angela is an AMEB Keyboard Examiner, and a sought-after adjudicator and presenter around Australia. A graduate and Conservatorium medallist of the Conservatorium, Angela completed her Master of Music on exchange at the Royal College of Music, London. She has been the recipient of prestigious national academic and performance awards, including a Westpac Award, Florence Davey Pianoforte Scholarship, Australian Postgraduate Award, a three-time winner of the Queensland Piano Competition, 4MBS Chamber Music Prize, Royal Music Schools Association Prize for Accompaniment, amongst many others. She has been on staff at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University since 1998.