elizabeth is a composer based in Sydney, Australia.
currently, elizabeth is working on ‘prelude & pickle’ to be premiered by the music box project at the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music, Sep 2019 and ‘field notes’ to be workshopped/premeried as part of Soundstream Emerging Composers’ Forum, Sep 2019.
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 performances of her work at the inaugural Extended Play Festival/City Recital Hall (2018), album 'PhotoPlay' (soundtracks for 20th century avant-garde silent films) in collaboration with violinist Jane Aubourg (2017), 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's music is often performed/explored by ‘the music box project’ - a curious collective of crazy musicians . additionally, elizabeth has composed and improvised solo piano soundtracks for over 20 silent films as part of Australia's Silent Film Festival.
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 and Damian Barbeler.
elizabeth has taught composition privately and at schools across Sydney, presented composition workshops for Sydney Youth Orchestra and as part of Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s “TunEd Up!” teacher training program and tutored at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
elizabeth likes billy buttons, the colour red, her grandma’s honey cake and the sound of blutac on low piano strings.
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