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David Dockery
Piano and Baritone

After graduating from the University of Western Australia where he completed a Bachelor of Music (Performance) with first class honours, David was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study piano with Peter Katin in London where he later studied singing with Russell Smythe.

He has given solo recitals at the Fremantle Town Hall, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, and national broadcasts on ABC FM's Young Australia programme, as well as performing as a concerto soloist with the University of Western Australia Symphony Orchestra, and with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra as a finalist in the Vose Concerto Competition.

David has sung with the WA Opera chorus since 2001 where his roles have included The Imperial Commissioner in Madama Butterfly, Sciarrone in Tosca,  Marchese D’Obigny in La traviata, Sid in The Girl of the Golden West and Abimilech in Samson and Delilah.

He has performed as soloist in Handel's Messiah and Dixit Dominus, Faure's Requiem, Haydn's Nelson Mass, Durufle's Requiem, Mendelssohn's Elijah and a number of Bach’s Cantatas. He has appeared frequently for Art Song Perth both as a singer and a pianist.

His musical theatre roles have included Javert in Les Miserables at the Regal Theatre, Lt Tranisch in Bitter Sweet at the Playhouse Theatre, the role of Jekyll in the musical Jekyll and Hyde, and the Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera.

He has worked as musical director on several productions including The Threepenny Opera at WAAPA.