Austin Carpenter is a classically-trained vocalist and pianist currently studying a Bachelor of Music (Performance, Classical Voice/Opera) at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. Influenced by great artists such as Michael Bublé, Josh Groban, Il Divo, Adele, Pentatonix, Vocal Spectrum and The Piano Guys, Austin’s musical interests are vast and have inspired him to explore a wide range of styles and genres. This life-long passion of music has taken Austin to many different places around the world where he has performed choral music, barbershop, a capella, jazz, musical theatre and classical/opera.
The timbre of Austin’s voice has been described as butter-smooth, rich and full of character; perfectly suited to Jazz and Classical-crossover genres. Austin has appeared as a community chorus member of the Opera Queensland’s vibrant production of “Project Rossini: The Barber of Seville” in 2016, performing under the technical direction of, and alongside some of Australia’s most accomplished musicians. As a result of having won the 20 years Jazz and under section at the Murwillumbah Festival of Performing Arts in 2014, Austin was later invited to perform at the Tweed Valley Jazz Club, delighting audiences with some of Michael Bublé’s most-loved classics including: “Haven’t Met You Yet”, “Feeling Good” and “Home”.