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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 […]

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AUSTA National Conference 2015

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 […]

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Monster Grooves

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 […]

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