As an Australian composer and singer, I make music that’s deeply engaged with, and inspired by, the vast, wonderful country that has always nourished and sustained my people. My music records and celebrates the everyday lived experience of my generation, … Continue reading Homespun songs from Australia . . .
Tranby National Indigenous Adult Education Centre in Glebe, NSW, formerly known as Tranby Aboriginal College, was started by local Aboriginal Elders in collaboration with an Anglican minister, Rev. Finch. Tranby is entirely governed by Aboriginal Elders, and provides a range … Continue reading Reviving Indigenous Music and Culture through Culturally Appropriate Education
Negotiating last year’s Australian election, surviving the New Year bushfire and hail crisis, and being suddenly plunged into unprecedented nationwide pandemic health precautions, pose challenges for creative work of any kind, including my craft of composition. But Australian composers are … Continue reading Composition at the Australian National University School of Music