Composer CV

Studies:

  • 2016-2018 PhD (Music): University of Huddersfield
    Supervisor: Dr Julio d'Escriván
  • 2014-2015 Masters of Music (Composition): Goldsmiths College, University of London
    Supervisor: Dr Patricia Alessandrini
  • 2012 Bachelor Music, Honours (Composition) [First Class Honours]: West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)
    Supervisor: Dr Lindsay Vickery
  • 2009-2011 Bachelor Music (Music Technology and Composition): West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)
    Principal teachers: Dr Lindsay Vickery, Associate Professor Cat Hope
  • 2005-2007 Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies): University of Western Australia (UWA)

Teaching:

  • 2015 Teaching Assistant: Goldsmiths, University of London
    Term 1: Introduction To Audiovisual Composition
    Term 1: Audiovisual Composition
  • 2014 Adjunct Professor: West Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
    Semester 1: Acousmatics
    Semester 1: Sound Art
    Semester 2: Electroacoustic Lab
    Guest Lecturer: 20th Century History Overview
    Guest Lecturer: 20th Century Harmony
  • 2013 Adjunct Professor: West Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
    Semester 1: Acousmatics
    Semester 1: Sound Art
    Semester 1: Music Technology Overview
    Semester 2: Electroacoustic Lab
  • 2013-2014 Artistic Director: West Australian Laptop Ensemble (WALO)
  • 2013-2014 Composition Tutor: West Australian Academy of Performing Arts

Prizes:

  • 2016 University of Huddersfield: Liz Rhodes Scholarship in Musical Multimedia
  • 2015 Vocal Constructivists/Stoke Newington Contemporary Music Festival graphic score competition 
  • 2015 ICMA Student Scholarship
  • 2014 The Ian Potter Cultural Trust: Funding grant for overseas study
  • 2014 Goldsmiths, University of London: International Postgraduate Scholarship
  • 2014 Australian Youth Orchestra: Music Presentation Fellowship
  • 2013 WA Department of Culture and the Arts: Artflight Grant to undertake a 14 day tour of Japan as part of piano and laptop duo Cycle~ 440
  • 2013 Western Australian Music Industry: WAM Song Of The Year Award (Experimental) for Cycle~ 440's  'So We Beat On, Boats Against the Current'
  • 2012 TURA New Music: TURA Comissioning Prize for most outstanding final year composition student
  • 2012 West Australian Academy of Performing Arts: John Cage Centennial Composition Prize for ‘Music of Transitions'

Summer Courses:

  • 2016 Valencia International Performance Academy (VIPA) Festival: Studied with Jorge Grossmann, Rand Steiger, and Stefano Gervasoni. Valencia, Spain, July 6 - July 16.
  • 2015 Composit Festival: Studied with Pierluigi Billone, Joshua Fineberg, and Davide Ianni. Rieti, Italy, 28 June - 5 July.

Commissions:

  • 2016 [Switch~ Ensemble]: Apologies, I Am Here Now. Commissioned for VIPA Festival 2016, Valencia, Spain, July 9, 2016.
  • 2014 Louise Devenish: Dinner For One. Commissioned for Australian Music for One Percussionist, 5 December, 2014.
  • 2014 Steve Paraskos: Snowden (Social Network). Commissioned for 'Successor States', 31 October, 2014.
  • 2014 Dr Lindsay Vickery: Snowden (Eyes In The Sky) - for bass clarinet. Commissioned for 'Improvising Across Borders' solo show at Školská 28, Prague as part of 2014 European Solo Tour.
  • 2014 TURA New Music: Snowden. Commissioned as part of the TURA Commissioning Prize 2012.
  • 2013 Decibel New Music: The Aura Implicit. Commissioned for ‘Western Australian Composers Project', 5-6 July, 2013.
  • 2013 City of Perth: Burning Embers. Installation. Commissioned by the Youth Projects organization Foodchain as part of Transart festival, 2013.
  • 2013 ZED Digital Radio: Warning Tones. Commissioned for broadcast on the ‘Back Lick’ program, 10th April, 2013.
  • 2013 FBi Radio: Lingering Echoes of the Tempest (Cycle~ 440). Commissioned by Scarlett Di Maio for the ‘Ears Have Ears’ program, 29th August, 2013.

Works Selected For Programs:

  • 2016 Decibel New Music: Shelter - for ensemble. Performed at Hochschule für Theater und Musik, Humberg, November 4, 2016. (I)
  • 2016 Decibel New Music: Snowden (Eyes In The Sky) - for ensemble. Performed at MS Stubnitz, Humberg, November 12, 2016. (I)
  • 2016 [Switch~ Ensemble]: Apologies, I Am Here Now. Performed at VIPA Festival 2016, Valencia, Spain, July 9, 2016. (I)
  • 2016 Cat Hope, Lindsay Vickery, and Aaron Wyatt: Shelter - for bass flute, bass clarinet, viola and electronics. Performed at Australasian Computer Music Conference (ACMC) Sonic Environments 2016, Queensland Conservatorium, Brisbane, Australia (A)
  • 2016 GreyWing Ensemble: Shelter - for bass clarinet, electric guitar, harp and electronics. Performed at 'Nature Forms' at the State Library of Western Australia, Perth, Australia (A)
  • 2016 AudibleVISIONS: All Hail South East London. Performed at Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom. (I)
  • 2016 New Music Ensemble: Snowden (Dissent Prevention). Performed at '10 Contemporary Electronics  /I'klectik', I'klectik Art-lab, London, United Kingdom.  (I)
  • 2015 Vocal Constructivists: Between a thought and an action - for vocal ensemble. Performed at the Stoke Newington Contemporary Music Festival, London, United Kingdom. (I)
  • 2015 New Music Ensemble: Snowden (Dissent Prevention). Performed at 'December Concert', Goldsmiths Great Hall, London, United Kingdom.  (I)
  • 2015 Lindsay Vickery: Snowden (Eyes In The Sky) - for bass clarinet, cello, and double bass. Performed at ‘Silent Revolution’ at The Firehouse Space, New York, United States. (I)
  • 2015 Lindsay Vickery: Snowden (Eyes In The Sky) - for bass clarinet, trombone, and cello. Performed at ‘Nature Forms' at The Hartt School, Connecticut, United States. (I)
  • 2015 International Computer Music Conference: Snowden (Social Network). Performed at International Computer Music Conference, Denton, United States. (I)
  • 2015 Vincent Daoud, Luca Piovesan, Tom de Cock, and Maarten Stragier: A. Performed at Composit Festival 2015, Reiti, Italy.  (I)
  • 2015 New Music Ensemble: Still-forming. Performed at NME presents 'Migration', London, United Kingdom. (I)
  • 2015 Lindsay Vickery: Snowden (Eyes In The Sky) - for bass clarinet, electric guitar, and double bass. Performed at ‘Silent Revolution’ at the Dark Music Days Festival, Reykjavik, Iceland. (I)
  • 2015 The Days When Crows Would Watch Us Play II (score exhibition). Selected for the 'Totally Huge New Music Festival: A Backwards Glance' exhibition, WA State Library, Perth, Australia. (A)
  • 2014 Dimitra Triantafyllou, Ana Chifu, Marina Kolovou, Lindsay Vickery, Sam Gillies: The Aura Implicit. Selected for 2014 International Computer Music Conference, Athens, Greece. (I)
  • 2014 Lindsay Vickery: Snowden (Eyes In The Sky) - for bass clarinet. Performed at ‘Improvising Across Borders’ solo show, Mozg, Bydgoszcz, Poland. (I)
  • 2014 The Days When Crows Would Watch Us Play II (score exhibition). Selected for 'Drawn From Sound' exhibition at the Rover Thomas Auditorium, Sydney, Australia. (A)
  • 2013 Decibel New Music: The Aura Implicit. Performed at ‘Australian Music Program 2013’, The Audio Art Festival, Karkow, Poland. (I)
  • 2013 Decibel New Music: The Aura Implicit. Performed at ‘Australian Music Program 2013’, DIG Gallery, Kosice, Slovakia. (I)
  • 2013 Vanessa Thomlinson: Red River. Performed at the 2013 International Computer Music Conference, Hackett Hall, Perth, Australia. (I)
  • 2013 Decibel New Music: The Aura Implicit. ‘The Western Australian Composers Project’, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth, Australia. (A)
  • 2013 Cycle~ 440: Variations On Ascending Frameworks. Selected for the 2013 New Music Network Mini Series in Sydney, Australia. (A)
  • 2013 The Days When Crows Would Watch Us Play II (score exhibition). Selected for the ‘Drawn From Sound’ exhibition, Spectrum Gallery, Perth, Australia. (A)
  • 2012 Decibel New Music: Music of Transitions. Selected for ‘Uncaged’, WAAPA Music Auditorium, Perth, Australia. (A)
  • 2011 James Chong: Red River. Selected for the 10th Totally Huge New Music Festival, Breaking Out program, Perth, Australia. (A)
  • 2011 Deep Wireless Festival of Radio Art: Dichotomy:Assembly. Broadcast in Toronto, Canada. (I)
  • 2010 Granular Synthesis Collective: Monologue For A Competitive Environment. Performed in Perth, Australia. (A)

(I) - International performance
(A)
- Australian performance