Ross Hazeldine : Represented Artist
Artist website: http://www.netspace.net.au/~rh
Ross Hazeldine is a composer and publisher based in Melbourne, Australia. He was born in South Korea (1961) and has lived in Australia since 1968. He gained a B.A. (Mus) from La Trobe University and has composed for a variety of ensembles but particularly for contemporary solo and chamber performers.
His piece Movements was a jury selection at the 1995 International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) World Music Days and a jury selection for the 1999 pianissimo Festival (Bulgaria). United Fruit was performed at the Asian Composers' League Festival, Yokohama in August 2000 and The Call at the Tuchfuhlung 2 Festival, Velbert, Germany in June 2000. The chamber work the zimmermann note was performed in Hong Kong (Musicarama Festival 98) and performances of works such as Transcripts and Elastic Fog have occurred in South Korea, Germany, and Italy. Recent Australian performances include Overlay for double bass & percussion. He has been commissioned and performed by musicians Geoffrey Morris (guitar), Clemens Merkel (violin), Gisbert & Siegmund Watty (piano & guitar), Hong Kong Philharmonic (clarinets & perc.), Shanghai New Ensemble, Julia Ryder (cello), Peter Neville (perc), Sylvia Hosking (bass), Robert Zocchi (piano), and others.
He was producer of Guitar Miniatures (Concerts at the 1998 Melbourne International Festival), curator of the Resurrection Project (2000 Tuchfuhlung 2 Festival, Germany), 2nd Australian delegate to the ISCM World Music Days 98 (Manchester), co-curator of Della Laguna (with Jennifer Phipps, 1997 Sydney Festival), co-curator SoundShows (Contemporary Music Events, 1995) and producer of Electronic Soundscapes (1986 Spoleto Fringe Festival). He has travelled to Japan, South Korea and Europe to attend conferences and music festivals and to initiate publishing and co-production projects as recipient of Arts Victoria Leadership grant (1998) and Australia Council (South Korea 1993).
As sub-editor and publisher with Red House Editions (Melbourne) his major productions include the compilation (score) books; Australian Piano Miniatures, Guitar Plus One, Piano Plus One, Four Hands, Australian Guitar Miniatures and Micros String Quartets. Other productions also include the Electric Catalog (CD-ROM) and the audio CDs Piano Miniatures (Michael Kieran Harvey, piano) and memory unfolding (Australia cello works). Many of these productions are supported by the Australian Broadcasting Commission.
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