The Marshes will have its Australian premiere screening as part of the upcoming A Night of Horror Film Festival. Details: 7pm, December 1 Dendy Cinemas, Newtown Tickets available here. The film has received a wonderful review on SCREEN-SPACE leading up to the premiere, with the postproduction team getting a special mention: The Marshes is technically top tier, with Jessica […]
Sat Oct 7 2017, 6pm Private venue As the Dust Settles performed by Lamorna Nightingale, bass flute and Bree van Reyk, percussion. Performed as part of the concert This Fragile Breath in the series 100clicksWest. more info and tickets Artwork by Wendy McDougall Fri Oct 13 2017, 7pm Creative Space 99, Crown Lane, rear of 99 Crown […]
A new trailer has been released for The Marshes. Here’s a write up from Cinema Australia: A brand new trailer has dropped for Roger Scott’s highly anticipated horror film, The Marshes, and it has a Texas Chainsaw Massacre vibe about it. In the middle of nowhere is a labyrinthine marshland teetering on the verge of extinction. Committed […]
I’ve just finished scoring a new Australian feature film, The Marshes. This psychological horror, directed by Roger Scott, was a real joy to work on and gave me so much creative latitude. I explored a range of techniques and sounds in an attempt to create a unique, other-worldly vibe for the picture including prepared piano, […]
Ensemble Offspring revisited my work from 2015, read/write error and performed it as part of their micro festival, Kontiki Racket, November 12-13. The two day festival housed in Alexandria’s Nest Creative Space, featured concerts of new works, Offspring commissions and other works from their repertoire as well as arts-focused forums and discussions. Festival details here.
Sideband: the in-between, was a project that brought together like-minded performers and composers who explore the intersection of improvisation, live electronics, sound design and acoustic chamber music. The concert, supported by the Inner West Council, featured three of my works As the Dust Settles, Smell of the Earth, and new work, short circuits for alto […]
The Australian Music Centre is now distributing a collection of music education resources that I’ve written as part of MLC School’s Australian Music Day. The e-book, which is geared towards secondary school music students, contains analyses of three works as well as a range of composition and musicology tasks. Works analysed include: Tweedledrum (2014) by […]
I’m excited to be in the finals for this year’s APRA Art Music Awards for my work, read/write error which was performed by Ensemble Offspring last year. Read more on the Australian Music Centre website.
I had the great pleasure of working with the wonderful Tambuco Percussion Ensemble on a new work for this year’s Canberra International Music Festival. The piece, entitled Smell of the Earth, uses an array of ‘found’ instruments such as flowerpots, wine glasses, bottles, metal pipes and porcelain bowls. These sounds, from the products of earth (clay, […]