Very excited to be composing string parts to accompany “How Do We Know” by The Living End.
Doch was honoured to be invited to perform at this year’s Luminous Lantern parade. What an amazing night celebrating Brisbane’s multiculturalism with colour, music and fun!
el Bigote Rizado and Saturnalian Suite were premiered at the AUSTA Reading Day in Brisbane on the 7th of February. el Bigote Rizado is a rollicking gypsy/mariachi tune that is quite accessible and technically achievable for most high school orchestras. The better your group, the faster you play it! Saturnalian Suite is pitched more at primary or low high […]
I played some violin for this fantastic soundtrack by local composer Daniel O’Brien. Looks like it should be a cracker of a Zombie Flick. Check it out in 2016! Here is the trailer:
The Romanian Community here in Brisbane are so lovely. It was a little scary playing Romanian folk music to such discerning listeners. Lucky they had enjoyed a few wines first. It was a great day. Thanks for inviting us to perform. Thanks To Aliona for singing the beautiful song, Lume Lume with us.
Doch are getting back together for some shows at Woodford and The Brisbane Powerhouse. Should be great shows. Hope to see you there.
It’s time to register for the 2015 AUSTA National Conference. There are plenty of brilliant sessions to attend including masterclasses with Michele Walsh and pedagogy workshops with Loreta Fin. I’d love to see you at one of my sessions on Gypsy Jazz music or on Romanian Gypsy music. Bring your violin or viola! Go to […]
Following the success of “Five Little Grooves”, “Monster Grooves” are High School A/B standard pieces that allow hip string players to bust out in Funk and Gypsy flavours. The backing CD comes in two tempos – practice and performance. These new compositions were very well received at the recent AUSTA Reading Day and are already […]
Will Eager (cimbalom) & The Camerata of St Johns will premiere my new piece for cimbalom and strings, “Hora Emisfera Sudica” at the Tyalgum Festival of Classical Music. The concert takes place in picturesque Tyalgum at 2:30pm on Sunday the 8th of September.
As part of the Perth Festival, Laique played in Albany as part of the Great Southern Playmakers. It was great to mingle and play alongside such greats as George Washingmachine, Howard Cairns, Ian Date, Nigel Date, Ewan McKenzie, Charlie McCarthy, Sarah Clare and many others.