Alice Chance : Associate Artist
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Photo: Roland Kay Smith
Artist website: http://alicechance.com
As a composer, Alice Chance is becoming well-known in Australia and beyond. Ensembles which have commissioned or premiered her work include the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, The Song Company, Musica Viva for the Enigma String Quartet, the Sydney Children's Choir, the Birralee Blokes, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellowship, Adelaide Chamber Singers, Luminescence Chamber Singers, the Australian Boys' Choir, and the Sydney Youth Orchestras.
She has completed completed composition residencies in India and the USA, and worked as composer in residence with the Moorambilla Festival in 2013-15. This music is featured in the 2014 ABC documentary Outback Choir and in the 2015 film Wide Open Sky. Her choral music is frequently performed in schools across NSW and Australia and in November 2014, she premiered an original musical, co-written with William Yaxley. She recently graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music where she was awarded the 2012 Ignaz Friedman Memorial Prize for academic merit in composition.
Alice Chance — current to June 2016
Awards & Prizes
|2019||Art Music Awards: Work of the Year: Vocal/Choral||Finalist||The Audience Choir|
|The Audience Choir : for audience, their phones, a vocal conductor, and open instrumentation (2018)||Commissioned by Ensemble Offspring for 'Sizzle 2018'|
|Fiat Lux : The Light Cycle, eight songs for massed voices and electronics (2017)||Commissioned by Leichhardt Espresso Chorus for performance by Leichhardt Espresso Chorus, The Song Company.|
|Infernal Women : for vocal octet (2016)||Commissioned by Luminescence Chamber Singers.|
|String quartet : string quartet (2015)||Commissioned by Silo Collective for performance by Musica Viva Australia.|