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 [...]

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As a bit of creative fun I decided to create a piece using some taonga puoro recordings I had made with Alistair Fraser. I listened through the recordings, and then started to create a piano piece that would allow Alistairs musical gestures to flow naturally and create a sense of balance between the taonga puoro [...]

He korokoro tūī (remix)

At the end of last year I had the opportunity to create a soundscape for a new contemporary dance work "Whenua" by Karen Barbour. The work was premiered at a conference at Waikato University. In the recording and creation of this piece I had the privilege of working with Alistair Fraser playing his selection of [...]

L.O.Q.Shun

Yesterday marked the start of a week for premieres including: - He korokoro tūī : a soundscape for a site-specific dance work by Karen Barbour, featuring taonga puoro by Alistair Fraser. This will be premiered at a conference held at Waikato University. - Flutter and Cut Away the Masts on Saturday at the Otago Museum. But first, was [...]