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.
From May 16-19 2018, Song to the Earth had a four-night season at Flowstate, a new open-air pavilion at Southbank, Brisbane Australia. We were delighted with the season. Flowstate kindly interviewed me for printed program and here are my responses below: Flowstate presents Song to the Earth Artist Statement Often my music is inspired by patterns […]
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 […]
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 […]