A Cole (mezzo-soprano, psaltery, drum), Kirkman, K (violin, viola, harp, voice, Tibetan bell). Hildegard and the Celtic Bard. Cole & Kirkman. Forthcoming 2018.
A Cole (mezzo-soprano), Brewer, J (harpsichord), N Heymink (bassoon). The Dew Gatherers: Songs, Arias & Variations by Johann Philipp Krieger. Cole, Heymink & Brewer. MOVE Records, Melbourne, Australia. Launch 31 August 2017.
Cole, Amanda (2017). CD Booklet: Musicological and literary background of Krieger and his operatic works; translations of old German into English. The Dew Gatherers: Songs, arias & variations by Johann Philipp Krieger. MOVE Records, Melbourne, Australia.
PUBLIC PERFORMANCES & EXHIBITIONS
Hildegard and Volmar, A Poem of Friendship. Anywhere Festival 2019
Cole, A (actor, singer, researcher, playwright, producer), K Kirkman (actor, singer, vielle, harp) and C Madden (director and dramaturg). World premiere of an original dramatic work integrated with music by Hildegard, Claude de Sermisy and Cole and Kirkman. Glasshouse Brewery, Solothurn Chapel, Holy Trinity Hall, Fortitude Valley. Supported by RADF Sunshine Coast Council & Arts Queensland.
Reviewed by Anthony Borsato, in Anywhere Festival Reviews. https://anywhere.is/hildegard-volmar-review-by-anthony-borsato/
Reviewed by Susan Hetherington, in Ride Home Review. https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-jx74k-b26d1a?utm_campaign=i_share_ep&utm_medium=dlink&utm_source=i_share
Vivaldi’s Venice in Concert 2019
Inspiration Project Choir and Orchestra. A Cole (alto, “Introduction and Gloria” RV639 and RV588), H Brereton (violin), directed by K Kirkman. Caloundra and Maleny.
Tree Place Exhibition 2018-19
Cole, A (voice, psaltery, translation, photography, curating) and U Wullfen (photography). “Hildegard Multimedia Work.” Installation at Noosa Regional Gallery. Dec 18-Jan 19.
The Genius of Beethoven 2018
Beethoven Lieder, Welsh Songs and the Archduke Trio. A Cole (mezzo-soprano) J Brewer, (piano), J O’Reilly (violin), K Tong (Brisbane) cello). Coolum and Caloundra.
The Gypsy Violin Tradition 2018
Roberts, C (violin) and N Craddock (piano) with A Cole (mezzo-soprano, Brahms’s Zigeunerlieder) guest artist. Gypsy-inspired works from Hungary, Roumania, Germany and Austria. Cooran Hall, Cooran.
Cole, A (mezzo-soprano) and J Brewer (harpsichord) (2015, 9 May). Songs of Johann Philipp Krieger. Cooroy Fusion Festival. Cooroy Butter Factory, Cooroy, Queensland, Australia.
Cole, A (mezzo-soprano), A Goode (soprano), J Cweorth (recorder & director) (2012, 1 December). Proud Fire or Sacred Fear: Songs and Instrumental Music by Henry Purcell. Rare Byrds Early Music Consort, Seacliff Chapel, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Cole, A (mezzo-soprano and curating), J van Buskirk (piano), D Hollebon (viola) (2012, 13 May). Art Song, Poetry and Painting: Fauré, Debussy, Hahn and Brahms. Dunedin Musical Society, Mornington Church, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Cole, A (mezzo-soprano), P Becker (soprano), G Park (soprano), C Clifford (alto), S Chambers (tenor), J van Mellaerts (bass), D Burchell (conductor) (2012, 30 March). Beauty of Baroque. City of Dunedin Choir. Knox Church, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Cole, A (mezzo-soprano), R Shurbutt (soprano), K Knudsen (conductor) (2009, 5 April). The Premiere of Karen Knudsen’s Stabat Mater. Knox Choir and Orchestra, Knox Church, Dunedin, New Zealand.
ARTICLES & BOOK CHAPTERS
ARTICLES in PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS
Cole, A. (2021). António Fragoso’s Canções do Sol Poente: A Song Cycle of Saudade from the Renascença Portuguesa. Journal of Singing (USA), 78(1), 29-46.
Cole, A. (2020). The trouble with adjectives: Aligning singing tuition and artistic practice with procedural learning theory. Australian Voice, 21, 49-56.
Cole, A. (2019). Balance and tension I: The jaw and tongue in relation to the whole. Australian Voice, 20, 46-57.
Cole, A. (2019). What is performance and why should we teach it? Australian Journal of Music Education 52 (2), 46-57.
Cole, A. (2015). Do you really mean that? Towards precise, considered and constructive language in performance teaching. Australian Journal of Music Education (3), 4-15.
Cole, A (2022 in press). “Constellation Mentorship: Defining the Mentorship Model of the Alexander Technique in the Performing Arts.” In Manzin, G and Duche, V, Eds. Behind the Scenes. Fictional, Artistic and Scholarly Mentoring Partnerships. Garnier Classique, Paris.
“The Listening Body In Action: How Movement in Classical Singing can Solve Technical Blocks and Facilitate Interpretation and Performance.” Cole, A. International Congress of Dalcroze Studies, Katowice, Poland. 2019
“The History of Western Music with a Focus on Women” Cole, A. University of the 3rd Age. Mudjimba, 2019
“Up Close & Personal: A Journey into the Mind and Workings of a Successful Professional Musician.” Noble, G, A Cole, D Humble and A West. Guy Noble interviews Amanda Cole (performance researcher), and is then joined by Deborah Humble (mezzo-soprano) and Andrew West (pianist). Sydney Chamber Music Festival, Manly, 2018
“Performance: What is it? And Why Teach it?” Cole, A. ANZARME 40th Conference, Griffith University, 2018
“Do you Really Mean That? Towards Precise, Considered and Constructive Language in Performance Teaching.” Cole, A. ANZARME 37th Conference, Australian Catholic University, 2015
“A Coordinated Response to Performance: Constructive Thinking, Clear Intention and the Importance of the Whole.” Cole, A. International Congress of Voice Teachers (ICVT), Brisbane, 2013
“Critical Pragmatism and the Performing Arts: Alexander, Dewey and Barstow.” Cole, A. Alexander Technique & the Performing Arts Conference, VCA, Melbourne, 2012
“Brown Shoes: An Excavation and Examination of the Rules of Performing ‘Serious’ Music.” Cole, A. Psycholloquy, University of Otago, Dunedin, 2011