Johanna Selleck is a composer, flautist and writer. She teaches at Melbourne
University and the Victorian College of the Arts, works at the Centre for Studies
in Australian Mus¡c and will complete her PhD in composition in February. She
has composed a wide range of chamber, orchestral, vocal and electronic works.
Her works have been performed by the Queensland, Tasmanian and Melbourne
Symphony orchestras. She has published articles and reviews in the ABC's
Limelight magazine, Cambridge Scholars Press and the Australasian
Musicolgical Research Journal. Her compositions have been published by the
Centre for Studies in Australian Music, Allans and Reed Music and recorded by
Move Records. Her works have been broadcast on the ABC, 3MBS and 3PBS. ln
1990 Johanna was awarded the Percy Grainger Prize for Composition and in
2006 she was awarded First Prize in the 2006 Albert H. Maggs Composition
Award. Earlier this year, the Castlemaine Festival hosted the premiere of
Becoming, a multi-media work based on haiku in different languages. Johanna is
also currently working on a sonata for two pianos, commissioned by Mira Jakopanetz
and Tamara Smolyar.