Amanda Hodder

Described as “magic” by esteemed pianist and accompanist Malcolm Martineau, Amanda has worked as accompanist, vocal coach, pianist and music director with Opera Australia, OzOpera, VCA, Opera Queensland, Adelaide Cabaret Festival and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.

A keen collaborator, Amanda has also acted as music director for brand new shows performed at Festival of Voices, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Melbourne Cabaret Festival, Melbourne Comedy Festival, St Martins Youth Arts and Junction Arts Festival. Having left her role as Associate Lecturer in Accompaniment Studies and Co-ordinator of Classical Voice at the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music, Amanda spent the first half of 2021 performing at Mona Foma and Ten Days On The Island, preparing to perform at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival (with New York based Australian performer Kim Smith), and preparing singing workshops for teenage girls at Festival of Voices. A passionate advocate for community group singing, Amanda runs the Hobart Glee Club, a zero-obligation choir that meets once a week. Amanda’s proudest achievements are her two daughters, Lily and Sophia.


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