Huge Earth – Mov. 1 (2013)

2018-01-07T14:10:47+00:00

Composer's Note Huge Earth was conceived back in 2003 as a three-movement work scored for massed choirs, orchestra, pipe organ and soloists. Commissioned by St Andrew’s Cathedral School in Sydney, Australia, it received its world premiere performance at Sydney Town Hall on 26th June, 2003. (To read more about the original work, click here...) In 2013, at [...]

Flight of Fancy (for clarinet & piano)

2018-03-14T11:02:08+00:00

Composer's Note Flight of Fancy (for Bb clarinet & piano) comprises three sections, each lasting about a minute or so. The first section kicks off in an energetic and cheerful way with the bright upper registers of both instruments at play. Also evident in the opening section are ideas such as angular melodic lines played [...]

Flight of Fancy (for oboe & piano)

2018-03-14T11:04:34+00:00

Composer's Note Flight of Fancy (for oboe & piano) comprises three sections, each lasting about a minute or so. The first section kicks off in an energetic and cheerful way with the bright upper registers of both instruments at play. Also evident in the opening section are ideas such as angular melodic lines played in [...]

Flight of Fancy (for alto sax & piano)

2018-03-14T11:08:15+00:00

Sound byte Composer's Note Flight of Fancy (for alto saxophone & piano) comprises three sections, each lasting about a minute or so. The first section kicks off in an energetic and cheerful way with the bright upper registers of both instruments at play. Also evident in the opening section are ideas such [...]

Flying Colours (sax & piano)

2017-12-22T15:54:58+00:00

Composer's Note Flying Colours made its first appearance as a concerto for alto saxophone and concert band. Conducted by Captain Brian O. Walden, the work received its world premiere performance on 7th January, 2011 at the 34th International Saxophone Symposium, Washington DC, USA, with Barry Cockcroft as featured soloist with the United States [...]

Night (2008)

2017-12-22T16:28:24+00:00

Sound Byte Soundbyte: ProjectKoor (The Netherlands), directed by Paul Gieles. Composer's Note Night (for SATB choir, percussion, piano and didgeridoo in C) is a setting of an extraordinary poem by the Australian poet Judith Wright (1915–2000). (To read about the original 2005 version of the score with handbells, click here). In [...]

Hurly Burly

2018-05-02T10:28:28+00:00

Latest performances TUESDAY 29 MAY 2018 (6:30PM) Hurly Burly (for soprano saxophone & piano) Performers: HD Duo (Michael Duke, soprano saxophone; David Howie, piano). Program: “Australian Thais” – New music from Australia and Thailand, including composers Gerard Brophy, Saksri Pang Vongtaradon, Matthew Orlovich, Denny Euprasert, Elizabeth Younan, Narongrit Dharmabutra and Tim Dargaville. Venue: Recital Hall West, [...]

Lest We Forget

2017-12-23T11:25:32+00:00

Composer's Note Lest We Forget (for soprano, SATB choir, Bb clarinet and pianoforte, 2015) is an arrangement of part of a larger work entitled Eternity which was commissioned in 2000 for performance by the Combined Sydney College Choirs and Orchestra at the “Millennium Concert”, St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, Australia. The work juxtaposes two [...]

Gloria alla Serenissima

2017-12-23T12:07:24+00:00

Composer's Note Gloria alla Serenissima (for Soprano & Alto soloists, SATB choir & Piano, 2015) was composed in response to a call for scores for the choristers of London College of Music, University of West London, UK. My composition takes inspiration from the text of Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria in D Major RV 589, and [...]