All posts of Tristan

Welcome to the New Site!

I’ve finally gotten around to upgrading the website! You’ll notice a recurring theme throughout the site: a photo of a mountain range I took while exploring Freycinet National Park in Tasmania – an amazingly beautiful place!  I’ll be adding more things to the site over the next little while including more work in the music […]

Sideband: the in-between Review

Check out this wonderfully in-depth review by Greg Schiemer of our recent Sideband release, the in-between. The album features my 2016 work short circuits. I particularly love the historical context Schiemer provides in his writeup. 

Spectral Tech

Check out these interviews ahead of the premiere of my new work, a line is a dot that went for a walk for percussionist Claire Edwardes. Ensemble Offspring Spectral Tech – Listen to the Composers Ever wondered what a composer is thinking about when they create a new work for a particular artist? Listen here to hear composers […]

Upcoming Performances

Birdsong at Dusk Ensemble Offspring July 31, 7:30pm Delmar Gallery, Trinity Grammar School PROGRAM Jane Stanley – D-re-A-mi-N-gl-Y (movt. 1 & 2) (2017) – Australian Premiere Jane Stanley – Desert Rose (2010) Hollis Taylor & Jon Rose – Owen Springs Reserve (2014) Melody Eötvös – Leafcutter (2012) Felicity Wilcox – Yurabirong (2016) Jane Stanley – Helix […]

Title Track on Tambuco Percussion Ensemble’s New Release

My 2016 work, Smell of the Earth for percussion quartet appears as the title track on Tambuco Percussion’s latest CD. The work was written for Tambuco and commissioned for the 2016 Canberra International Music Festival. It’s a wonderful CD including works by Reich and Ravel – humbled to be included in the lineup! Listen on Apple Music  

Art Music Fund Success

Excited to have been awarded a grant alongside composer Fiona Hill through the Art Music Fund! This grant, funded through APRA/AMCOS, is in support of our Other Voices project involving collaborations with flautist Lamorna Nightingale and soprano Jane Sheldon. I’ll be writing a new work for flute and electronics called Daybreak which explores birdsong, mimicry and the natural […]

Sideband Album Released Featuring New Work

Sideband have released a new album featuring my 2016 work Short Circuits performed by legends Jane Bishop, alto flute, Ben Carey, tenor sax and Niki Johnson, percussion. A bit about the piece: Short Circuits continues an interest of mine in exploring the sounds of malfunctioning technology, in this case ideas surrounding circuit bending. This creative […]

New Ensemble Offspring Record Released

My work read/write error is included in Ensemble Offspring’s first ‘Bites’ CD alongside works by Juan Felipe Waller and Mary Finsterer. Talented video artist Oliver Miller put together a wonderful film in response to the music – check it out below. Read more about the recording project here.

Arrangement for Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s Nöel Nöel CD

My arrangement of Luis de Narváez’s Con qué la lavare appears in the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s latest CD release, Nöel Nöel. The CD contains a beautiful collection of tracks geared towards the Christmas spirit and features the brilliant New Zealand soprano Madison Nonoa. Pick up the CD in time for Christmas! Link to ABC Shop.

Interview with Cincinnati Soundbox

Here’s a link to a recent interview I did with Cincinnati Soundbox in the lead up to their concert on November 16 featuring my work read/write error performed by ensemble All of the Above.