elizabeth is a composer, based in Sydney, Australia.
much of her work is directly inspired by the people she writes for, framed by a curiosity for inventive, playful and hidden sounds - unlocked through an evolving body of imaginative experiments in sound. elizabeth has created/facilitated a variety of community driven projects and composed music for a variety of musicians - including collaborations with Ensemble Offspring, Kaldor Public Arts Projects, Sydney Youth Orchestras and Yong Siew Toh Conservatory (@Pacific Alliance of Music Schools Festival 2016). other highlights include new album 'PhotoPlay' (soundtracks for 20th century avant-garde silent films) in collaboration with violinist Jane Aubourg, 1st Prize in the inaugural Unbound Flute Festival Composition Competition (tertiary category, 2016), 1st prize in the Centenary of Canberra Composition Competition (2013) and performances by Vox Novus, stereo/mono, COMA New Music Ensemble, elizabeth also directs ‘the music box project’ (crazy, creative cohort of musicians), curates ‘BackStage Music’ (living music in a living space) and plays in the band NOU.
elizabeth is also passionate about teaching composition - considering new and creative ways to explore music. elizabeth has taught composition at a variety of schools and presented creative composition focused workshops for teachers as part of Sydney Symphony's "TunED UP!" and "ToppED Up!" education programs. more here.
elizabeth studied composition at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music as a recipient of the Ted and Susan Meller scholarship (2013-2016) and Ignaz Friedman Memorial Prize (2014), studying with Damien Ricketson, Damian Barbeler, Michael Smetanin and Rosalind Page.
in her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys improvising soundtracks for silent films as part of Australia's Silent Film Festival, working at the Australian Music Centre, preparing pianos, listening to rain, buying too many books and socks.
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