It has been a while…

Greetings from the midst of the madness. Things have been unexpectedly hectic, but hectic with exciting new creative projects, so it's not too bad! Here is a brief update of some of the things that have been going on! First up... PIANO AND EGGS I have been working with the crew in the Music Department [...]

Recent Work

Things have been hectic back in Hamilton. Lots going on with the various activities at Wintec School of Media Arts, plus a range of other fun projects! Looking forward to getting stuck into a couple of film scores, and a new collection of piano music. Some of the more recent highlights are as follows: Last night [...]

Back in Hamilton

Now that we are back in Hamilton, a bunch of interesting things have been taking place. First, I am now working at the School of Media Arts, Wintec as an Academic Staff Member in the Music Department and Research Leader for the School. It is an exciting challenge, and is great to be working in [...]

Thoughts on a Fellowship (plus updates)

My time as Mozart Fellow at Otago University is now officially over. It has been a hugely productive and enjoyable time. An absolute pleasure to spend those two years in Dunedin, working with the brilliant people and expending my own experiences as a composer and collaborative researcher. I put together some thoughts on the fellowship which you [...]

Amazing Universe

Over the past couple of months I have been composing the soundtrack to a brand new full dome planetarium show - "AMAZING UNIVERSE" - made by the team at the Otago Museum. It has been a fascinating project to work on, and has resulted in a really amazing immersive journey through the solar system and [...]

Film, Archive and Music Lab

I have been fortunate to have been one of 18 international participants selected for the following event! It is very exciting to get to head to London to work with some very interesting and exciting people! Read more about it here: http://music.britishcouncil.org/projects/film-archive-and-music-lab "The British Council presents Film, Archive and Music Lab: a week of screenings, live performance and collaboration [...]

It Will Remember Itself

"It Will Remember Itself" by Narrowing Weeks is now available! Narrowing Weeks is a collaborative project between: Jeremy Mayall (various keys and electronics), Chris Lam Sam (various keys), Nick Granville (guitar), Rob Burns (bass), Robbie Craigie (percussion). On one day we got together to make music. To communicate. To share ideas through sound. This album is a representation [...]

New album and a short soundscape

In between furiously working away on finalising the score for the new "Amazing Universe" show at the Otago Museum Perpetual Guardian Planetarium (opens December 4th!), I have been preparing a new album for release (29/11/15) - that album is "it will remember itself" by Narrowing Weeks. Narrowing Weeks is a collaborative project with Chris Lam [...]

653 days and other things

It was a busy but hugely rewarding weekend. Two concerts.               It was excellent to work with a number of brilliant performers on these two events. Here are some pictures of various things. Some other information about the concerts: this article and also this interview: There were a few [...]

Albums, Concerts and a Speech.

Lots of things going on... still working away on some galactic music for a project... in the meantime here is a quick update on things that have been going on. Penny Black (an independent feature film) had it's official premiere at the Arohanui Film Festival on Friday evening to a sold-out house! (Also Lapwing and [...]