Music for the mountains

Nearly reaching the end of my first year in Dunedin as the Mozart Fellow. It has been a hugely productive, creative and artistically rewarding year. I am very excited for all the possibilities that the upcoming year will present. One of those opportunities is starting the year by heading to Nepal to trek in the [...]

Sketches of an Intergalactic Earworm

'Sketches of an Intergalactic Earworm' is a suite in seven movements for piano trio and boombox. It was written for The New Zealand Chamber Soloists (Katherine Austin, Lara Hall and James Tennant) and was premiered on the 19th September 2013. During the early stages of writing this piece I got together with my frequent collaborator [...]

Reconstructions

As part of my phd work I writing, reading and refining a lot of text. But I also have been thinking about, and revisiting, my music. As part of that process, I have been working on a reconstruction of my piece "The Foggy Field". This is still a work in progress, but I thought I [...]

The Long White Cloud (video)

This is the final video from the concert recordings. At the concert this piece was performed under the title "They say a word is dead". But after some discussions, and a long timing thinking about possibilities... the piece was re-worked, re-arranged and had some new parts written to make the piece better suited to support [...]

The Norse Suite (video)

This is the second to last piece from the concert videos, and there are two different versions of the piece available to be watched: The Norse Suite - concert version & The Norse Suite - final version The difference between the two videos is that after the premiere performance (concert version), I made some revisions [...]