Val Poddubecki


What do you teach at the Con?


What genres do you teach?

Classical and popular.

What is it that you love about teaching music – particularly at Wollongong Conservatorium?

The setting and friendliness of staff.

Please share a particular career highlight and why it’s special to you.

Obtaining my degree at Sydney Conservatorium of Music and studying under Daniel Herscovitch who is senior lecturer of piano pedagogy.

What’s one piece of music that you’d recommend people listen to?

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 2 , Op.18 played by Krystian Zimmerman with Boston Symphony Orchestra.