Hilary’s warmth and charismatic stage presence creates an exciting connection with her audience. Her passion for performing is evident whatever the style… musical theatre, jazz, nostalgia, classical, folk (She sings in six languages) and… vaudeville! Her versatility and experience enable her to feel equally at home in situations ranging from major events to intimate soirees – fundraising dinners to family celebrations – recording studio to major theatres.
Hilary made her professional debut at the age of twelve on HSV7’s “Sunnyside Up”. A past Melba Scholar, she has performed as a singer and actress in Musical Theatre, Opera, Operetta, Classical Recital, Cabaret, Television, Film and in the Recording Studio. Favourite theatrical roles include Cousin Hebe in “HMS Piniafore” (Starring June Bronhill and Dennis Olsen), multiple roles in the national tour of “Annie” and Sylviane in Simon Gallagher’s production of “The Merry Widow”. Television credits include Grundy’s “Neighbors”, ABC’s “MDA” and “Stingers” (Nine Films and Television Pty. Ltd).
While raising four daughters, Hilary was inspired to combine her love of children with her love for music.
The nationally acclaimed Early Childhood series of seven CDs and books, “Growing With Music” was the result. For more information visit www.growingwithmusic.com.au
… Her collaboration with Dr Beverly Joffe, Speech Pathologist and Lecturer at Latrobe University has resulted in the most recent series, “MusicaLanguage”. For more information visit www.musicalanguage.com.
Hilary’s brand new show “Petula… from Downtown to Broadway – A Tribute”, in which she once again joins forces with Will Conyers, commences touring in 2017. The High Note High Tea series will be launched at Mornington’s beautiful Beleura Estate in July and October and is now available for bookings. Her One Woman Shows Musical Memoirs of a Ten Pound Pom, Bagels to Broadway, Cheek to Chic and On A Humorous Note have been extremely successful additions to her repertoire, with sell-out performances at Capers, Chapel off Chapel, Corporate & Private Functions and National Tours.
Contact Hilary to make your special event an unforgettable experience. Hear for yourself why one audience member was inspired to say… “A voice from heaven that warms the heart”.