John Colborne-Veel : Represented Artist
Random Audio Sample: Seven scenes from the ballet Tiger Jim : string quartet by John Colborne-Veel, from the CD Music from the Fellowship of Australian Composers.
John Colborne-Veel was born at Melbourne, Victoria, in 1945, and studied composition as a private student with Dallas Haslam.
He is a prolific composer who has written orchestral, chamber, choral, operatic, ballet and electronic music as well as scores for the film, television and recording industries. He has also received some acclaim for his religious compositions which include five masses, a liturgical dance suite and numerous incidental pieces. Colborne-Veel is also frequently asked to contribute articles of historical and contemporary interest about music to a number of journals.
Colborne-Veel represented Australia as Chief Delegate at the 15th Asian Composers' League Conference and Festival held in Seoul, Republic of Korea October 1993 and again at the 16th Conference and Festival in Taipei, Taiwan during May 1994. He has also been invited to the 1995 conference which will be held in Bangkok, Thailand during December.
Apart from Australian performances, his works have also been played in Japan, United States of America, Germany and Botswana.
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