Hi everyone. I hope you're coping in these challenging times. I'm in the process of developing the new website and am having a few teething issues. Please bear with me whilst I get this sorted! A lot has happened since I last filed anything in this space.
Commissions have been written and performed as follows:-
Carey Baptist Grammar - The Dreamers ; Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar - Each Day ; Balcombe Grammar - Horizons (not the Brighton Grammar song!); Ruyton Girls' School - Music Set Me Free ; Sacré Cœur - One Heart ; South Melbourne Park Primary School - Curious Minds ; Wesley College Elsternwick - Star.
Also to be performed in 2020 are pieces for the Western Australian Primary Schools Massed Choir Festival - (Against The Odds} and The Yarra Valley Singers - (Yarra Valley Christmas). A combined choir piece commissioned by Ruyton Girls' School, called Water's Taught By Thirst, was to be performed at the Melbourne International Singers' Festival in June this year, but has been postponed till next year.
There have also been arrangements for whole school performances (often orchestra and choir) of pieces as diverse as I Am Australian, This Is Me, Horses, You Will Be Found, A Million Dreams and I'll Be There, with performances involving Daryl Braithwaite, Lucy Durack and The Chantoozies, amongst others.
New pieces are available on my website and are listed below. If you click on the title you can go directly to the piece and see a section of it and hear a little of it.
One Note Samba, A challenging arrangement of the Jobim/Mendonca classic complete with English and Portuguese lyrics and interesting scat sections. First performed by the Australian Girls Choir in 2012, now available for your top level treble choirs.