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 [...]

Concerts, Albums and a Dollhouse

On Sunday afternoon (4th oct) at 2pm I will be presenting a concert of live multimedia at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum. It will feature some brilliantly talented local performers - Nick Hollamby, Ian Chapman, John Egenes, and Sophie Morris. If you are in town come along.   Sound the Ocean (a Hamilton based band) has [...]

Flutter

Things have been pretty hectic since the premiere of 'Flutter' and 'Cut Away the Masts' at the Otago Museum. I am very much looking forward to sharing some photos, videos and recordings of this music! It was a very rewarding performance - working with great people. It was incredibly moving the first time hearing the [...]

Flutter

At the end of November I am presenting a concert at the Otago Museum which will feature the world premiere of two new pieces: Flutter and Cut Away the Masts. This is all being put together as part of my work as the Mozart Fellow at the University of Otago Music Department. 1) Flutter - a multi-sensory, site-specific performance piece [...]

Mozart Fellow 2015

I am very excited to have been awarded the Mozart Fellowship at Otago University for a second year! This means I will get to spent 2015 engaging in full time creative work. It is an absolute privilege to have received this position. You can read the announcement here: http://www.otago.ac.nz/news/news/otago078803.html Having another year to focus on composition [...]

Country-Folk-Remix

Recently I have been working on a couple of remix projects. One for jazz-fusion band 'Subject 2 Change' featuring staff from the Otago Music Department. The other is a couple of tracks from the album 'The Stone Soup Sessions' by John Egenes.  Drawing from the stems available on the remix site John has, I selected [...]