Corrina Bonshek

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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 […]

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Ady Ensemble to Perform Corrina’s music

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be writing a piece for Brisbane-based Ady Ensemble in 2015. Ady Ensemble are a 23-piece string orchestra who formed in 2011 under the baton of Adrian Head. They count amongst their many premiere’s Philip Glass’ Symphony No 3 and regularly commission new Australian works as part of their emerging […]

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Corrina to write Music for Thai Musicians

Next month, I’ll be travelling to Thailand to create a new piece as composer-in-residence at Burapha University’s Music and Performance Arts International Festival 2015. I’ll be working with four young talented Thai classical musicians – a singer, a Saw Dueang or upright fiddler player, a Khlui or flute player, and a percussionist. We’ll be collaboratively […]