Corrina Bonshek

Composer, Music-Art Events


17 February 2016 – Fine Music Fm

My piece As Small Birds Play for solo clarinet and birdcalls will be broadcast on Fine Music FM on Wednesday February 17, 2016 at 2pm as part of New Australian Music for the HSC, a program dedicated to aid students in preparing for the topic Music of the Last 25 years (Australian Focus).

March 18, 2016 – Amazing Women 5

Angus Wilson will be premiering a new 16-minute piece for solo percussion at Amazing Women 5 at Griffith University QLD Conservatorium on Friday March 18, 2016, at 6pm. I’m the guest curator for this concert. More details soon.

June 11, 2016 – Piano Premiere in Bangalow NSW

Alex Raineri will premiere my new piece for piano ‘Where the Mountains Touch the Sky’ at Gretel Farm in Bangalow on June 11, 2016 at 6pm. More details to come.

June 11, 2016 – Ady Ensemble Premiere in Brisbane

Ady Ensemble will premiere string orchestra version of my piece Journey to the Centre – Music for Centennial Park labyrinth on June 11, 2016 at St Andrews Church in Brisbane.


pipa recital yu rong chen

Bonshek Premiere in Pipa Recital Taipei

This Friday June 3, Pipa virtuoso Yu Rong Chen will be premiering my piece Desert Time, composed especially for her, as part of her recital of traditional, contemporary and pop music arrangements for the Pipa. The Pipa is an ancient Chinese lute dating back to at least the 2nd century AD, but is likely older. It is […]

Corrina Bonshek - Confessions of a Travelling Composer in Thailand

Confessions of a Travelling Composer

When I compose music, I like to sit quietly at home and slowly fill a blank page with the sounds in my head. This year I turned my composing process upside down and travelled to Burapha University in Thailand to co-create music with four musicians who play traditional Thai instruments. This is the story of my trip. Preparing […]