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ASO Pathways - talks & forums


ASO Pathways - talks & forums

  • Date: Wednesday, 19 September 2012, 1.30pm, 3pm & 4.30pm
  • Venue: Hartley Room, University of Adelaide — Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, SA
  • Series: This event is part of the OzAsia Festival 2012 series

Event Details

To coincide with their premiere of Tan Dun’s Martial Arts Trilogy, ASO is hosting six emerging composers who are working with members of the orchestra. The composers’ residency week begins with three free events centred on writing music as a career – approaches, tools and techniques for writing, and ways to survive and thrive as a composer.


My experiences in carving a niche in Australian composition - composer Gerard Brophy

Australian composer Gerard Brophy has been commissioned and performed by the Melbourne, Queensland, Tasmanian, West Australian, Sydney and New Zealand Symphony Orchestras, the Malaysian Philharmonic, and the BBC Philharmonic and Symphony Orchestras. Recently he has developed a keen interest in collaborating with artists from other disciplines.

The Australian Music Centre's role in supporting emerging composers -  John Davis, CEO

The Australian Music Centre is the national service organisation dedicated to the promotion and support of both the artform of music and the creators and performers of contemporary classical, improvised jazz, experimental music and sound art in Australia. John Davis has an extensive knowledge of Australian contemporary music, and has worked as a performer (jazz and classical), composer, and administrator.

Professional pathways in composition – a panel discussion hosted by John Davis

An opportunity for composers and those interested in the inner workings of the profession to hear from those with experience about how to survive and thrive as a composer in Australia.  The panel will include composer James Ledger, and Adelaide Symphony Orchestra's Director of Artistic Planning, Simon Lord.


Registration essential - call +61 8 8233 6233 or email phillipsonk@aso.com.au  

Further information for this event is available by phone on (08) 8233 6233 or by email to phillipsonk@aso.com.au

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