Recording in Nature

Still busily working away on various projects... a couple of experimental films, an album of instrumental music, an orchestral piece, a couple of multimedia/theatre pieces and anything else life throws my way! It is an exciting time - loving the creative work. On the past weekend I spent a lot of time out in the [...]

Suburban Wires and Cosmic Outlaws

Another new music update! This time more music composed with Chris Lam Sam for The Scorelocks Collective.   After composing the music for two films in the 48hour film fest (one in Auckland and Wellington) we also had the time to put together a couple of extra pieces, for no other reason other than enjoying [...]

Imaginary Communications

Recently I have been working on a series of piano and electronics pieces - 'Imaginary Communication'. So far I have composed two and co-composed a third with Chris Lam Sam (The Scorelocks Collective). These pieces will be amongst some of the ongoing work for my time as the Mozart Fellow. Here are the three pieces. [...]

2 months have flown by

It is hard to believe that I have already been the Mozart Fellow at Otago Uni for 2 months! It feels like I am still getting started - meeting all the various talents that inhabit this beautiful place. Here is a bit of a catch up on the things that I have been working on [...]

The first couple of weeks.

So, I am now into the second week as the Mozart Fellow. My time so far has been pretty hectic with tripping back up to Hamilton to be the celebrant at some weddings! But in amongst all that I have managed to wander around the university a little bit, met a bunch of the awesome [...]

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 [...]

New recording

I have been busily working away on film scores, contemporary art, composition re-writes, audio mixes and new music... so busy that I have fallen behind with posting here! But there is a bunch of new stuff (especially concert videos!!) that will be being released soon. In the meantime, here is a mix from the live [...]