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New Videos Up

a line is a dot that went for a walk for solo percussion Performed by: Claire Edwardes Credits: Hospital Hill – recording and video   Daybreak...

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 to...

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 ci...

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 O...

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...

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...

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 Finster...

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 e...

Upcoming Performances

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...

The Marshes – New Trailer Released

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 h...

Sideband: the in-between

Sideband: the in-between, was a project that brought together like-minded performers and composers who explore the intersection of improvisation, live...

New Music Education Resources

The Australian Music Centre is now distributing a collection of music education resources that I’ve written as part of MLC School’s Austra...

APRA Art Music Awards Finalist

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 Offs...

Recent Reviews

It’s been a busy few months and it’s great to have received a bunch of reviews of some recent work! Sideband’s debut CD reviewed on ...

Ensemble Offspring Premiere @ Future Retro

Sydney-based Ensemble Offspring are celebrating their 20th year in 2015 and the group put on a wonderful celebration on October 25 consisting of two c...

Duality Tour New Work

Duality, comprising Alicia Crossley (recorder) and Emily Granger (harp), recently toured with a new work or mine. It was premiered as part of a progra...

Alicia Crossley – Alchemy

Alicia Crossley’s new album, Alchemy, features a range of music adapted for recorder and other instruments. I created an arrangement of Fauré...

Review: Legacy Sessions GAME Generation 5

A great review has been posted covering a recent CD release I was involved with! Legacy Sessions GAME Generation 5 takes a bunch of classical video g...

TAK Ensemble Call for Scores Winner

I’m excited to report that my chamber work, Ripples, was recently selected by the TAK Ensemble as part of their 2014 call for scores! This awe...

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 O...

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 Dan...

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...

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 w...

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 proj...

Recent Film Projects

I’ve had the pleasure of scoring some great films so far this year and am looking forward to tracing their progress on the film festival circuit...

Rupture – a Short Film

Director James Hasler-Bail has got a great film in the pipeline: Rupture. This film is set to have a real grittiness to it, exploring a gradual desc...

Orchestration Work
for Hitoshi Sakimoto

I recently had the pleasure of working as an orchestrator for composer Hitoshi Sakimoto. Sakimoto is best known for his video game scores, especially ...

APRA PDA Finalist

I’m excited to be a finalist in the 2013 APRA Professional Development Awards! Good luck to all involved! From the APRA website: 36 songwriters ...

Additional Music for Final Move feature

Over the last few weeks I’ve been assisting lead composer Nicole Brady on the music for the Australian feature film, Final Move produced by JD C...

ASO/OzAsia Festival II

Back in June, I travelled to Adelaide for the first part of a residency with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. It was great to catch up with the other ...

Sideband Project

The Sideband project is gaining momentum! Sydney composers Peter McNamara, Brad Gill and myself are recording new, original works for CD release. This...

2012 NYU/ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop

I’ve just returned from New York where I was a participant in the 2012 NYU/ASCAP Foundation Film Scoring Workshop in Memory of Buddy Baker. It w...

ASO/Oz Asia Festival

I’ve been invited to write a new piece as part of the Oz Asia Festival in Adelaide this year. A small group of emerging composers will be involv...

Orkest De Ereprijs – YCM 2012

I travelled to the Netherlands in February for the Young Composers Meeting. It was a great week of lessons, lectures and rehearsals. The final concert...

Recent Recordings

I’ve been fortunate enough to receive some top performances lately and you can check out the recordings below. The Writer’s Hand performed...

Website is Launched!

Welcome! Thanks for visiting the new website! Here you can find out more about me and my current projects, listen to some of my music and check out sc...

Zubin Kanga Piano Ex Machina: Rhythm City Australian Premiere / Tour

Following on from the world premiere in London in March, Zubin Kanga will present my latest work, Rhythm City, in Australia this month. The work is for piano, live video sampler and electronics and is something a little bit different from me; I’ve been in interested in working with video for a while and have […]

New Videos Up

a line is a dot that went for a walk for solo percussion Performed by: Claire Edwardes Credits: Hospital Hill – recording and video   Daybreak for solo flute and electronics Performed by: Lamorna Nightingale Credits: Oliver Miller – video

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. 

Review: a line is a dot that went for a walk

Some great reviews have come in for Ensemble Offspring’s Spectral Tech concert on September 29 which featured my  latest solo percussion piece, a line is a dot that went for a walk, performed by Claire Edwardes. Full review   Spectral Tech (Ensemble Offspring)

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 […]
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