This joyous and peaceful music was composed for Centennial Park labyrinth, a path for walking meditation. It is intended to be heard while walking the labyrinth. Download it to your smartphone or personal music device and listen via headphones.
At the heart of my music is a desire to communicate that sense of inner peace, wonder and joy that spontaneously arises when you’re in nature, meditating or contemplating a profound work of art.
Quite often my music ideas come from a compelling sound or image. In the case of Song to the Earth, it is both. One, an image – A massive flock of pigeons swirling above my head sparked the idea of a swirling live music experience. Two, a sound – summer cicadas choruses, and they way […]
Thanks for your interest – this call out is now ended, as we have all the participants we need for this round. Please get in touch with Corrina via her contact page if you are interested in being a part of a future show or project. String players and percussionists – I need you for an exciting […]
On Thursday 4 August at 6pm I’ll be giving a talk and presenting a concert at the Gold Coast Art Gallery as part of their free After Dark series. The topic is music and art and how they can connect at a deep cultural level to express the spirit of a place and time. I’ll […]
This July I’ll be travelling to Cambodia as first visiting scholar of Nirmita Composers Institute, an initiative of distinguished Cambodia American composer Chinary Ung. The goal of Nirmita Composers Institute is to ‘fuel creativity for the next generation’ of young composers and musicians in Cambodia and its neighbouring countries of Laos, Burma and Thailand. Chinary […]
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 […]
I’ve just finished writing a new piece for pianist Alex Raineri. It’s called Nature Spirit and I wrote it after spending a lot of time in Currumbin Valley in South East Queensland. There’s a secluded rainforest walk at the end of Currumbin Valley. Approaching it, you pass a picturesque, craggy escarpment. Currumbin creek starts there […]