J.S. Bach’s Toccata in C minor

“Excellent… Fantastic control…”


Chopin’s Ballade in A flat major op 47
A beautiful feel for this music -well done. Great understanding of [the] score. A nice sense of phras [ing] and control throughout.”
“An exceptionally high standard of performance - well done.”

Wendy Dugmore/Roger Hey, Examiners, 2004

“… A young pianist of exceptional ability who is extremely determined and dedicated to what she is doing … ”
Anna Sleptsova, concert pianist, 2003

Chopin’s Etude in C sharp minor op 25 No 7
“Excellent differentiation of the two voices. Sensitive and imaginative playing.”

Chopin’s Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor

Chopin’s Ballade in A flat major, op 47 no 3
“…much poetic playing throughout.”

Roger Smalley, Adjudicator, 2003

Chopin’s Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor
“This sparkled along with pleasing assurance… good.”

Barry Palmer, Adjudicator, 2003

Chopin’s Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor
“Great, clear pedalling. Brilliant clarity.”
E. Murphy, Examiner, 2003

Chopin’s Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor
“You have a good feel for the sweep of this music, with a tempo well-chosen to help achieve this. …this was a very convincing performance.”

Graeme Gilling, Adjudicator, 2003

Chopin’s Etude in F minor opus 25 no 2
“Your playing was fluid and always impressively controlled. There were… lovely climax points here… Well done for maintaining the momentum so splendidly, your playing has much musical promise.”

J.S. Bach’s Partita in C minor
“… your playing… had a lovely feel for the shape of each phrase… The fugue sparkled and was crisply articulated. It danced with true Baroque spirit and your part-playing was always clear.”

Jangoo Chapkhana, Adjudicator, 2002

“Maria is an exceptionally talented year eleven music student who not only plays piano, violin and pipe organ but also sings and composes. …Listening to and watching her perform [Chopin and Friends 2003], it is obvious she has a natural gift and passion for her music. Maria’s piano recital… attracted a large audience…

Thank you Maria for an extremely enjoyable afternoon and for your substantial contribution to this Foundation.”

“successful event”

Wendy Lush, Children's Leukaemia and Cancer Research Foundation, 2004

“Accomplished pianist Maria Welna (15) is using her musical and organisational talents to raise money for cancer research.”
The Post, WA, 2003

Schubert’s Sonata in A minor op 164 D537
“…Very beautiful Schubert playing…”

Chopin’s Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor
“Your splendidly crisp finger work and genuine musicianship helped this all to flow along in an impressive and thoroughly moving manner. This is indeed an impressive performance… Well done indeed.”

Christopher Latham, Adjudicator, 2003

Liszt’s 4th Mephisto waltz
 “…neat and clear finger work… good feel for the frenetic nature of the piece.”

Valerie Lang, Adjudicator, 2003

J.S. Bach’s Prelude and Fugue no 16 in G minor
“The opening trill was superb. Excellent pedalling.”

Schubert’s Sonata in A minor op 164 D537
“Very good tonal contrasts. …ovely limpid tones with a good sense of poetry here. Well done. …finely arched melodic line. …good  Schubertaid here.”

Basil Jayatilaka, Adjudicator, 2003

Beethoven's Sonata in F major op 10 no 2
“A nice lively tempo chosen in the movements with plenty of character apparent in the playing…”

Rachmanonov’s Elegie in E flat minor op 3 no 1
“You created the atmosphere well in this piece with a good balance achieved between the hands. There was plenty of drama in your playing here.”

J.S. Bach’s Partita in C minor
“This was a well-prepared performance that flowed well through each section.”

Graeme Gilling, Adjudicator, 2002

Maria Welna, a young Australian concert pianist, pipe organist, singer, composer, writer, and Arts advocate (to name a few) always had a clear vision of what her future would be like.  read more



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