Caroline Wilkins : Represented Artist
Photo: Harald Fronzek
Artist website: http://www.ricordi.de
Artist website: http://fass.kingston.ac.uk/research/music/areas/intermedia/zaum
Artist website: http://www.siba.fi/web/embodimentofauthority/proceedings
Artist website: http://www.interferencejournal.com
Artist website: http://www.artech-international.com
Artist website: http://www.intellectbooks.com
Artist website: http://www.perspectivesofnewmusic.org/
Artist website: http://www.tete-a-tete.org.uk/zaum-beyond-mind/
Artist website: http://www.performancephilosophy.ning.com/
Dr. Caroline Wilkins was born in England and studied piano and composition at the Royal College of Music (1971-75). From 1982-87 she lived in Sydney, guest-lecturing in piano improvisation and new music theatre composition at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. She became an Australian citizen in 1986.
As a composer/performer she participated in numerous theatre and music theatre projects (including the Seymour Group) and productions whilst pursuing parallel studies in theatre skills with Drama Action Centre, Sydney. In 1987 she was awarded an Australia Council grant for further new music theatre composition study with Mauricio Kagel in Cologne.
Since then Wilkins's music has received performances and broadcasts worldwide, been successful in several composition competitions, and sponsored for performance in numerous festivals including the ISCM World Music Days. She was awarded the Karl-Sczuka prize from South West German Radio in 2000 for the radio composition Mecanica Natura.
She currently lives in Britain, where she has just been awarded a PhD in new music theatre composition from Brunel University, West London. Her online published thesis can be viewed at: http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/6438
Her works are published by G.Ricordi & Co. Munich.
Caroline Wilkins — current to May 2013
||Le fisarmoniche : radiophonic work (2002)||Commissioned by Studio Akustische Kunst, West German Radio.|
||Oh what! : song based on a text fragment from the York Mystery Plays (2000)||Commissioned by York Early Music Centre 2000|
||Mecanica natura : radiophonic work (1999)||WDR Studio Acoustic Art/ABC Radio Art Sydney|
||Intersections (trios: bass clarinet, piano, violin) (1998)||Commissioned by Gemini Ensemble.|
||For these my friends and yours : madrigal for 4 male voices from a text by Sappho (1994)||Commissioned by Hilliard Ensemble.|
||Theatri machinarum : radiophonic work (1994)||Commissioned by Studio Akustische Kunst, West German Radio.|
Analysis & Media
- Video: Interweave by Caroline Wilkins
- Video: Pas by Caroline Wilkins
- Video: PPPPP by Caroline Wilkins
- Video: Sprechmaschinen by Caroline Wilkins
- Video: PPPPPP film by Ollala Lemus
- Video: Phonurgia by Caroline Wilkins
- Video: Phonurgia