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Artist website: http://www.katemoore.org
My work is engaged with what lies beneath the surface. By unearthing elaborate, intricate, underlying structural possibilities and buried architecture, my aim is to build complexity embedded below the immediate aural impression. In a similar mode I am interested in the way tectonic forces act upon a surface where the subtle collision of energies push and pull against each other resulting in rippling, swirling and vibrating vivid soundscapes that are always changing. (Kate Moore, 2013)
Kate Moore (b. 1979) is an Australian musician and composer of
new music, based in the Netherlands. Active on the international
scene, Moore has had works performed by
acclaimed ensembles including ASKO/ Schoenberg, the Bang On A Can
All-Stars, the Grand Band, Stracc, the Amsterdam Cello
Octet, Trio Scordatura, TwoSense, The Song Company, Ensemble
Klang and De Ereprijs Orkest.
Her works have been performed in major festivals including Sonic Festival NYC (2011), Musica Sacra Maastricht (2011/ 2012), Klank en Kleur Festival Amsterdam (2011), the Sydney Film Festival (2011), Ecstatic Music festival NYC (2011), ISCM World Music Days (2010), Bang on a Can Marathon - World Financial Center (2010), MATA NYC (2009), ICWM (2008), MODART07 (2007), Bang on a Can Summer Festival (2007), International Gaudeamus Festival (2003/ 2011) and the Apeldoorn International Young Composer Meeting (2003). She has received commissions from the Australia Council for the Arts, Artpwr/ Carlsbad Festival of Music, Orgelpark Netherlands, FPK NL, the People's Commissioning Fund at Bang on a Can USA, Daniel McKay with the assistance of ArtsACT Australia, Orkest De Ereprijs Netherlands, Python Saxophone Quartet Netherlands and the 2003 Young Composer Meeting/International Masterclass Series Apeldoorn Netherlands.
In 2011 Moore was selected as the Hague Toptalent by Stichting Venancio. In 2010 she received a DeKomeet Cultural prize for her work Rain Project and won the Carlsbad Festival Composer Award commissioning her to write a new work for the Calder Quartet. In 2008 she was the recipient of the Doris Burnett Ford scholarship. In 2003 she was a prize-winner at the Apeldoorn Young Composer Meeting and was in 2001 the winner of the Franco-Australian Composition Competition for her string quartet Sketches of Stars. For four years running 1999-2002 she received the Howard Allen Memorial Prize for composition and during her undergraduate studies was awarded an honours scholarship and University Medal.
Kate Moore — current to April 2014
|Sacred Heart : large chamber ensemble (2018)||Written for the Ashley Bouder dance company|
|Bushranger Psychodrama (male voice with chamber ensemble) (2017)||Commissioned by November Music, Symphony Space, National Concert Hall, Dublin.|
|The Boxer (quintets: percussion, harp, violin, cello, double bass) (2017)||Commissioned by Ken Unsworth for the dance work Restraint(s)|
|Song of Ropes : cello solo (2017)||Commissioned by Ken Unsworth for performance by Rowena Crouch.|
|Way of the Dead : a dance macabre (2017)||Commissioned by Ken Unsworth for the dance work Restraint(s)|
|Trio (trios: harp, cello, double bass) (2017)||Commissioned by Ken Unsworth for the dance work Restraints|