Black Square String Quartet Spruance recordings!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVbJBgOBHk8 Black Square String Quartet recently recorded SÉRAPHÎTA by Trey Spruance. This is an incredible piece. I love the altered intonation. As Trey is a complete genius I will not attempt to explain it here. Rather you should check out his explanation via the Kronos Quartet website: http://50ftf.kronosquartet.org/composers/trey-spruance

Pieza de Paronella Recording by Camerata!

Wow! What an honour to have Camerate professionally record “Pieza de Paronella” for their 5@5 Series. I want to thank Brendan Joyce and Camerata for commissioning this piece. I’d like to thank the orchestra for playing it so beautifully, and thank Geoff McGahan for the great recording. Please enjoy the link below!  

Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols 2021

I was asked to arrange “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” for The Little Red Company’s production of Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols 2021. It was a very special opportunity because this instrumental version featured Auslan interpreters signing the lyrics whilst the musicians performed. Bravo to The Little Red Company and its’ fantastic musicians for a … Read more

Conducting at NRL Grand Final 2021

History was made when Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium hosted the NRL grand final on October 3, 2021. The premiership decider was held outside of Sydney due to the COVID-19 outbreak in NSW. This was good news for musos in Brisbane including a fantastic orchestra assembled by RUE Arts and the Australian Session Orchestra. Soloists included Kate … Read more

Camerata and Paronella Park

I am very excited and proud to have just completed a commission to compose a piece for Camerata. The inspiration and setting for the piece is the magical “Paronella Park” in Northern Queensland.

Doch returns for special concert

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!

New music premiered at AUSTA Reading Day

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 … Read more

Bullets for The Dead

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:

Taraf Tambal Plays The Romanian Wine Festival

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.[slideshow_deploy id=’361′]