elizabeth is a composer based in sydney, australia.
elizabeth is grateful to have worked with a variety of artists including the music box project (curious collective she co-directs), ensemble offspring, kaldor public arts projects, sydney youth orchestras, yong siew toh conservatory, stereo/mono, coma new music ensemble and vox novus. her work has been performed at unbound flute festival, extended play festival and bendigo international festival of exploratory music. awards include 1st prize in the unbound flute festival composition competition and 1st prize in the centenary of canberra composition competition.
elizabeth has composed music for experimental animation shorts (in collaboration with animator nastia dyakova) along with soundtracks for over 20 silent films (often in collaboration with violinist jane aubourg) as part of australia's silent film festival.
elizabeth studied with damien ricketson (with whom she has played with in a spooky theremin/saw duo) at the sydney conservatorium of music as a recipient of the ted and susan meller scholarship and ignaz friedman memorial prize.
elizabeth also enjoys teaching composition and encouraging students to think creatively about music. she has taught composition privately and at schools across sydney, presented composition workshops for sydney youth orchestra and as part of sydney symphony’s “tuned up!” teacher training program and tutored at the sydney conservatorium of music.
you can also hear elizabeth on the piano or accordion in dnka+zil (duo with guitarist and cool human danica hobden) and in the band nou.
elizabeth likes billy buttons, her grandma’s honey cake, the sound of blutac on low piano strings and watching 30 rock.
currently, elizabeth is working on ‘prelude & pickle’ to be premiered by the music box project at bifem, sep 2019 and ‘field notes’ to be workshopped/premeried as part of soundstream emerging composers’ forum, sep 2019.
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