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Legacy Sessions GAME Generation 5

Legacy Sessions: GAME Generation 5 is a new album release which revisits video game tunes from 1995-2000. The aim of the project, created by Casey Ormond and Demetri Potiris, was to cast a new light on these iconic tunes. We worked with a great ensemble and I was a guest arranger on the project focusing on songs […]

Last Stop – Short Film Score

I just finished work on scoring this great new short film, Last Stop, from Australian independent film makers, Spill Films. The film is based on Daniel Walkers short story Coffee, Coffee, Coffee, and is about an observant young photographer named Eva, who accidentally captures a pivotal moment in one of her photographs. Last Stop is currently doing the festival […]

2014 Etchings Festival

This summer I was a participant composer at the Etchings Festival which takes place in the beautiful village of Auvillar in southwest France. It was a week long event where composers brought a new piece and worked with the resident ensemble, ECCE, and violist Garth Knox. Composer Mark Andre was teaching throughout the festival and […]

King – Candy Crush Saga – TVC Broadcasting Internationally

I wrote the score for the new Candy Crush Saga TV commercial which is being broadcast throughout Europe, US, Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. It’s a great looking ad with an upbeat big band score to capture the feel of the on-screen antics. client – King agency – Albion

Sideband – Works by Australian Composers – New CD Available Now!

I’m happy to report that we are wrapped up with our CD which is available now through Wirripang and on iTunes. Here’s a bit of background on the Sideband project: Sideband began as a recording project initiated by emerging Australian composers Tristan Coelho, Brad Gill and Peter McNamara and has evolved into a composer-performer collective with an aim […]

Gold Lion Awarded for Simponi’s ‘Cate’

McCann Health Sydney has won a Gold Lion at the Lions Health awards for advertising in Cannes. I composed and produced the song for the winning campaign with Nick Franklin contributing to vocals and lyrics. It’s a great win for the team!

New Works in the Pipeline

I’m looking forward to a busy few months writing a bunch of new works! I will be a participant composer in this year’s Etchings Festival which will take place in July in Auvillar near Toulouse, France. I get the chance to write a new work for the festival where it will be workshopped and premiered. […]

2014 Music for Screen Showreel

I’m excited to share my current screen music showreel! This highlights a range of music I’ve written for a variety of different media projects including films, TVCs and online formats.

As the Dust Rises – Recording by Members of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

As the Dust Rises was written in 2012 and was commissioned by and performed at the OzAsia Festival. I was fortunate enough to have mentoring by both Tan Dun and James Ledger during the rehearsal process. Performers: Dean Newcomb, cl, Martin Phillipson, tpt, Amanda Grigg, perc, Xiaoxia Zhao, guqin, Janet Anderson, vln, Ewen Bramble, vc […]

Advertising Spots, Sonic Branding and Pitches

I’ve been pretty busy with a few commercial gigs of late. These are always fun jobs and as the turnarounds are quick they get wrapped up in a matter of days. Some recent work is below.   Simponi advertising spot produced by McCann Health (2013) Featuring: Nick Franklin – vocals & lyrics   Bakers advertising […]