Recent Compositions 2015-2016


Safe Haven
(2016) String Quartet 18’
Enso Quartet

Music Viva Tour of Australia - May 30-June 18

Film Music
Escape Hatch
– directed by David Willing (2015) 9’
Short comedy about lesbian love.
co-composer with Peter Sullivan

Walking with the Mursi
– directed by David Willing (2015) 35’
Documentary about David’s adventures with the Mursi tribe in Ethiopia.

Lunch Date
– directed by David Willing (2014) 7’
a comedy short developed through Screen Australia and Open Channel's Raw Nerve Initiative.
Broadcast on ABC2 it attracted 79,000 viewers and is currently screening at international film festivals.

Brass Band
The Call
- (2015) 8’ - B-C grade
One movement work evoking the call to war in WW1
Commissioned by
The Canning City Brass Band (WA) for the Century of ANZAC program
Premiere: April 25, 2015
Canning City Town Hall, Canning City Band, Director, Richie Burton
Suitable for concerts and competitions.

In Flanders Field - (2015) 18’ - A-B grade
Three movement work based on WW1 poetry and depicting conflicts in France and Turkey
Commissioned by
The Boroondara Brass (Vic) for the Century of ANZAC program
Director, Danny van Bergen
B Grade Test Piece - 2015 Victorian Brass Band Championship, Ballarat

Choral
The Soul of the Anzac
SATB (a capella) (2015) 8’
Commissioned by the
Australian Chamber Choir for the ANZAC Centennial using texts by WW1 poets.
Premiere performance:
Australian Chamber Choir dir. Douglas Lawrence
St Fidelis Church, Clarendon Street, Coburg
Sunday March 22, 2015, 3pm

Orchestral Arrangement
Polovstian Dances
by Alexander Borodin
arranged for small orchestra 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 x perc 1 1 1 1 1 (2015) 10.5’
Melbourne Metropolitan Sinfonietta cond. Sascha Kelly
Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne
Sunday March 29, 7pm

Night on Bare Mountain by Modeste Mussorgsky (arrangement from piano score)
small orchestra 1fl 1cl 1ob 1bsn, 1hn 1tpt 1 bass trom, 2 perc, piano, 2vn 1va 1vc 1db (2015) 11’
Melbourne Metropolitan Sinfonietta cond. Patrick Burns
St Stephen’s, Church St, Richmond
Saturday October 31, 9pm


Chamber Ensemble
Syzygy
- flute, clarinet, piano, violin, cello (2015) 12’
Written for the
Syzygy Ensemble with the generous support of the 2014 Albert H Maggs Composition Award and the University of Melbourne.
Premiere December 2015