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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Exciting news! Geoff Wood has created 30minute radio feature about my music for his ABC Radio National show ‘The Spirit of Things’. The program was broadcast on Sunday November 23 at 6:05am on ABC Radio National and will be available to stream for 4 weeks, and for download anytime. In this feature, I talk about […]
In November, I wrote an article about my experience of composing music for Centennial Park Labyrinth for music industry publication Resonate, the magazine of the Australian Music Centre. Take a look: