corrina bonshek australian composer

Hi, I’m Australian composer Dr Corrina Bonshek. I write music that is infused with gentleness and dynamic energy, that stirs the soul while giving the listener space to be. I have 20 years of composing experience across concert hall, festival, and other platforms, and was awarded a 2022 Queensland Music Award in the Classical Contemporary category for my string orchestra work Dreams of the Earth (performed by Ady Ensemble under the baton of Adrian Head).

I believe music is an expression of self, culture, and tradition, and that cultural exchange is a powerful tool for self-exploration, global harmony and community building.

I write / collaborate with western and non-western musical traditions using scored and non-scored musical means for concert hall and festival platform. For current and past touring shows see Corrina Bonshek & Collaborators company website.

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Corrina Bonshek Composer Bio About

Corrina Bonshek – Bio

Corrina Bonshek (PhD Western Sydney University) is an award-winning Gold Coast based composer whose music has been described as ‘sonically attractive’ (Loudmouth 2020), ‘meditative and euphonious’ (Journal of Music 2021), with ‘pared-back language and gentle, reflective motion’ (The Irish Times)…

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2022 Queensland Music Award Winner

Corrina Bonshek QMA award winner

I am delighted to have been awarded a 2022 Queensland Music Award – Best Contemporary Classical workfor Dreams of the Earth. Massive thanks to Adrian Head and Ady Ensemble for their beautiful performance, to 4MBS Classic FM for recording this…