Articles by sound artists, composers, performers and teachers discussing contemporary practice - you can also browse our archive of all blog articles
by Nicole Murphy
Nicole Murphy writes about her participation in the 2019 Mizzou International Composers Festival in Columbia, Missouri.
by Jane Stanley
Jane Stanley writes about her current commission as part of the 'Composeher' project by the Glasgow School of Art Choir and the Glasgow Women's Library. One of the project's aims is to stimulate discussion around the issue of gender inequality in the commissioning of classical music - her commission being one of seven new works that will be championed as a result of 'Composeher'.
by Aristea Mellos
Aristea Mellos writes about her fascination of the human voice and about composing art songs - a recital of her art songs will take place in Sydney on 13 October, with guest artists soprano Helen Zhibing Huang (Deutsche Oper Berlin) and pianist Ada Arumeh Kim Lowery (New York). An album of this repertoire will be released later in 2019.
by Andrée Greenwell
Andrée Greenwell writes about her new songs, composed as part of her music for Bell Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing (touring nationally, including the Playhouse, Canberra, 11-19 October and the Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, 22 October - 24 November). 'Voice Crossings' performance of new works by Andrée Greenwell and Con Koukias will take place at Balmain Town Hall on Sunday 24 November as part of the Inner West Council's EDGE Balmain.
by Elizabeth Jigalin
Elizabeth Jigalin writes about the music box project, an initiative 'collectively exploring and creating music', established five years ago by a group of emerging artists. On 7 September, the music box project can be found at the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music.
by James Hullick
I am sitting in room with some of the Amplified Elephants Ensemble and all of the Sonic Adventurers Collective. The Amplified Elephants programmed a large percentage of the JOLT Festival 2019. The Sonic Adventurers along with the Elephants will be performing in the Festival...