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 [...]

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 [...]

Sonic Art Installation

I recently designed a sonic art installation piece called '#tinyelephants'. This work is a soundscape accompanied by a large printing of this photo: The originally purpose for this piece was to be observed in the context of a looping installation. The sonic art element can be heard here: #tinyelephants from Jeremy Mayall on Vimeo.

Imaginary Communication No.5

Am in the midst of working on a new cross-disciplinary multimedia piece for the Sir Edmund Hillary Programme to be premiered at an event in August. Slowly managing to convert ideas from the poem into musical arrangements to get things ready for when the rehearsals start. While I continue working on that, here is a [...]

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 [...]

Princesses and pianos

Another quick update, still furiously working away on the phd. I believe the end is in sight... I hope so! I am also working on a piece for four pianos, a piece for guitar, some solo instrument pieces, and a couple of new larger scale theatrical pieces (more details to come soon). In the meantime, [...]