Master of Music

2018-05-30T17:01:32+00:00

World Premiere Performance TUESDAY 14 NOVEMBER, 2017 (6:30PM) Performers: Canterbury College, directed by Janet Wyvill. Venue: Canterbury Events Centre, Canterbury College, Waterford, QLD, Australia. URL: Canterbury College (Facebook) Composer's Note Master of Music, a setting of a poem of Henry Van Dyke (1852 – 1933), was commissioned by [...]

Calm the waves of this heart

2018-08-21T10:57:36+00:00

Upcoming Performance SUNDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 2018 (3PM) Calm the Waves of this Heart (for soprano saxophone and SATB choir) *WA PREMIERE* + Gloria alla Serenissima (for soprano & alto soloists, SATB choir and piano) *AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE* Performers: Voyces, Inc. Program: Plus One (Choir + Instrument). Venue: Christ Church Claremont, Cnr Queenslea Dr & Stirling Hwy, Claremont, [...]

Sonnet to the Comet of 1825

2018-04-25T10:52:27+00:00

Upcoming concert SATURDAY 19 MAY 2018  (7:30PM) *WA Premiere* Sonnet, to the Comet of 1825 (for a cappella SATB choir) Winner of the Inaugural Willgoss Choral Composition Prize. Performers: Voyces, directed by Dr Robert Braham. Venue: Trinity Uniting Church, 72 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA, 6000, Australia. URL: www.voyces.com.au Composer's Note Sonnet, to [...]

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 [...]

Christmastide

2018-09-03T14:08:43+00:00

Upcoming Performances SUNDAY 2 DECEMBER 2018 (4PM) Christmastide (for a cappella SATB choir) Performers: Acappellago, directed by Dennis Smith. Program: “Escape to… Christmas Old & New”. Venue: Congregational Church of Batavia, 21 S Batavia Ave, Batavia, IL 60510, USA. Tickets: www.acappellago.org SATURDAY 1 DECEMBER 2018 (7:30PM) Christmastide (for a cappella SATB choir) Performers: Acappellago, directed by Dennis Smith. Program: “Escape to… [...]

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

2018-08-21T10:55:58+00:00

Upcoming performance SUNDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 2018 (3PM) Calm the Waves of this Heart (for soprano saxophone and SATB choir) *WA PREMIERE* + Gloria alla Serenissima (for soprano & alto soloists, SATB choir and piano) *AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE* Performers: Voyces, Inc. Program: Plus One (Choir + Instrument). Venue: Christ Church Claremont, Cnr Queenslea Dr & Stirling Hwy, Claremont, [...]

Dreams

2017-12-26T17:33:07+00:00

Composer's Note Dreams (for a cappella SATB choir, 2012) was commissioned for premiere performance by the massed choir of the 63rd Australian Intervarsity Choral Festival, conducted by Andrew Raiskums, held on Saturday 14 July, 2012, at Melbourne High School Memorial Hall, South Yarra, VIC, Australia. Reflecting on the "End of Days" theme of the [...]

Where the waters meet

2017-12-27T14:16:22+00:00

Composer's Note Where the waters meet (for a cappella SATB choir, 2011) was commissioned by the Sydney-based choir, Joubert Singers, conducted by Rachelle Elliott, to celebrate the sesquicentenary of Hunter's Hill Council. The work is based upon a poem of the same name by the Sydney-based poet and chorister, Elizabeth McGeorge. Comprising three sections, [...]

Communion of Reparation

2017-12-27T14:45:58+00:00

Sound byte Performers: Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Choir (Neil McEwan, cond.) with soloists Jenny Liu (sop.) & Alexander Knight (bar.) @ Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Composer's Note Communion of Reparation (for Our Lady of Sorrows) was commissioned by Rev. Dr Arthur E. Bridge on behalf [...]