elizabeth is a composer based in Sydney.
elizabeth's work is deeply rooted in collaboration, curiosity and creativity. she is driven by communities and a joy for sharing living music with others.
elizabeth has worked with a variety of musicians/ensembles. collaborators include: Ensemble Offspring, Kaldor Public Arts Projects, Sydney Youth Orchestras and Yong Siew Toh Conservatory (@Pacific Alliance of Music Schools Festival 2016). other highlights include 2017 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 spends her time exploring music made now/directing/hanging out with ‘the music box project’ (crazy, creative cohort of musicians), curating ‘BackStage Music’ (living music in a living space) and playing in the band NOU.
elizabeth is passionate about teaching composition - considering new and collaborative ways to explore and create music. elizabeth is inspired by her students, teaching composition at a variety of schools and presenting creative composition focused workshops for teachers as part of Sydney Symphony's "TunED UP!" and "ToppED Up!" education programs.
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.
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, amplifying clocks, listening to rain, buying too many books and looking up at trees.
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