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Nigel Westlake wins University of Melbourne Albert H Maggs Award for Composition
The University of Melbourne last week decided the 2020 winner of the Albert H Maggs Composition Award as Nigel Westlake for his piece, Sacred Sky.
Finding voice – Katy Abbott on composing Hidden Thoughts II: Return to Sender
Celebrated Melbourne Conservatorium composer Katy Abbott discusses her latest work, incorporating letters sent by members of the Australian public to detained asylum seekers on Nauru.
Meet Danna Yun, Composition alum at the University of Melbourne
Multi-instrumentalist Danna Yun talks composition, collaboration, video-game music and life goals.
Dr Katy Abbott wins for Hidden Thoughts at the 2019 Paul Lowin Prizes
Dr Katy Abbott, Senior Lecturer in Music (Composition) at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, has been announced as one of the winners of the 2019 Paul Lowin Prizes in a ceremony at the Melbourne Recital Centre.
Meet Tilly Webb, Interactive Composition student at the University of Melbourne
Now in her third year, musician Tilly Webb explains why she chose to study Interactive Composition, and how she learned to trust her gut.
Chiptunes and coffee spoons: meet Kenny McAlpine, lecturer in Interactive Composition
Professor Kenny McAlpine is the New Melbourne Enterprise Fellow in Interactive Composition at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. He talks to us about the creativity born of constraint, and what attracted him to working at the University of Melbourne.By Stephanie Juleff
Alice Humphries: turning the Tide with the University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
More than 100 young musicians will embark on their first international tour when the University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra travels to Singapore and Shanghai later this month. Among the works being performed is the world-premiere of Tide by composer and arranger Alice Humphries … although she won’t be there to see it.As told to Paul Dalgarno.
Two-minute interview: Stephen Goss, composer and guitarist
Ahead of his visit to the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music next week, world-renowned and acclaimed composer Stephen Goss speaks to Ken Murray about his compositional process, his influences, and what it’s like to hear your music performed by an orchestra.
Elliott Gyger at 50: the composer takes us through seven of his works
The Melbourne Conservatorium is about to present seven works by the award-winning composer Associate Professor Elliott Gyger, who will also conduct the performance. Here, he explains his choices. By Elliott Gyger
Ade Vincent, composer: from The Tiger & Me to Melbourne Symphony
Ade Vincent, a Phd candidate at the Melbourne Conservatorium, is the inaugural Cybec Young Composer in Residence with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. His work Hood Yourself in Stars will premiere as part of the MSO’s Metropolis New Music Festival on 19 April.By Susanna Ling