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MUSIC

Recent Performances and Projects 2010- 2012

Musical director/composer for new creation  “Enveloppes Timbrées” for Trafic de Styles (Paris) March -December 2012

 Cellist and composer of works for solo cello “Dummy the Show” for BASE BERLIN 
4 Sept – 29 October Essen GOP Variete Theatre
1 March – 7 May Bad Oeynhausen Variete Theatre
7th Sept – 6th November München GOP Variete Theater
15 July – Sept 4 Münster GOP Variete Theater

THE BOB COLLECTIVE : An interdisciplinary collaborative (live music, dance, contemporary circus and live visual arts) dedicated to exploring human connection through art forms

August 2012 : Artists-In-Residence Potsdam Fabrik, Germany. Presentation of Work-in-Progress
June -August 2012 : Research and creation for “Bob”

August 2012: Artists-in-Residence at Potsdam Fabrik, public presentation of research

Oct – Dec 2010: Potsdam Fabrik/Base-Berlin : creative research residency for “BOB”

June –August 2010: Villa San Rocco, Tuscany, Italy : creative research residency for “In Search of Light”
Jan 2010 –August 2010 Co-Producer, performed, composer for ‘In Search of Light’ Edinburgh Festival 2010

“La chanson de Tessa” commissioned composition for dance-artist Matthieu Pomarel

“Benabbio” for solo cello and aerial straps created with James Kingsford-Smith
Showing in :
Eindhoven International Wintercircus 2010-11 Park Theatre, Nederlands
Urbanatix, Bochum, 2011 Jahrhunderthalle Theatre

“The Glass Menagerie” for solo cello and crutches-dance created with James Kingsford-Smith
Presented at Micradanses, Paris, July 2010

In Search of Light (formerly Unenlightened and Alone )

(Edinburgh Fringe, Melbourne, Adelaide Fringe, Macau)

Composition, cellist, illustrator, performer.

San Rocco Villa, Italy; Artists’ residency

Collaborative creation with acrobat and aerial straps artist James Kingsford-Smith and musical composer and producer Jacob Cartwright.

Berlin Creations

Creation of piece, The Glass Menagerie, with Cello and short stilts

Performance in Paris, at the Glass Menagerie


Italy

Lunik Documentary, OST; improvised co-writing and recording

Berlin

Residence based Creation at Base Berlin of Lines

Co-composition and Performance based : live improvisation, Loop station, Ableton Live

Bands and Recordings

Improvised cello, Recorded with Berlin based Electro producer Reecode

“Sparkle Soul”

” I’m in Control”

“Follow the Fairy Whale”

“Black Dust”


Improvised cello, Recorded with Jacob Cartwright

OST Lines

“Wisdom” and “Rebirth”

“Maria’s Piano”

“Bim Bup”


Parcezion Quartet – classical

Curse Ov Dialect – experimental hip-hop –  gigs and recording

Kind Lions – experimental funk/ electronic, improvised strings

Eliza Davidson – orignal, session artist

Clann Zu – Strings, session artist

North Mebourne Dance House – strings, session artist

“Wisdom and Rebirth” Commissioned composition and recording for  Wearable Art performance Art, artist Felicity Hardy

Training

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music: Bachelor of Music Performance (Cello) 1997

Victorian College of the Arts: Bachelor of Music Performance (Cello) 1998-2001

First class honours for final recital

Repetoire: Brahms Cello Sonata in E minor

Debussy Cello Sonata

3 Strophes by Henri Duttilleux

Associate of Music Diploma, Cello, 1997

Orchestras

State orchestra of Victoria, Geminiani Orchestra, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne Conservatorium.

Performances and master classes 1995-1999

Elgar E minor Cello Concerto at the Brisbane Cathedral

Elgar Cello Concerto with the Malvern Symphony Orchestra

Haydn C major Concerto in the Sydney Cathedral

The Hungarian Rhapsody David Popper, with Symphony Orchestra at the Perth Cathedral and  Melbourne Concert Hall.

Recitals with A Team of Pianists : Darryl Coote and Max Cooke (OAM)

Chopin: Sonata for Cello and Piano Op. 65 – Allegro moderato, Scherzo, Largo, Finale

Popper: Hungarian Rhapsody

Public master class presenting talented cellists  with Valter Despalj

Lecture and Demonstration (master class) for Cello teachers: Valter Despalj discusses the teaching of technique and choice of repertoire.

1993 -1997

Competitions

1st: Camberwell Eisteddfod: under 14’s cello: Tarantella (William H. Squire)

2nd : Camberwell Eisteddfod: under 16’s cello: Vocalise (Rachmaninov)

2nd: Dandenong Festival for Music and Art for Youth: under 14’s cello: Vocalise (Rachmaninov)

1st: Dandenong Festival for Music and Art for Youth: under 12’s cello: Tarantella (Squire)

1st: Dandenong Festival for Music and Art for Youth: under 16’s cello: Intermezzo (Granados)

1st: Musical Society of Victoria: Betty Sampford Memorial award for strings

2nd: Dandenong Festival for Music and Art for Youth: 18 years and under: Cello Concerto in E minor (Elgar)

2nd: Dandenong Festival for Music and Art for Youth: 14 years and under: Chant du Menestel (Bazelaire)

3rd: Dandenong Festival for Music and Art for Youth: 16 years and under: Requibros (Cassados)

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