VIC - Making a Living: Working Composers

***Second session added due to popular demand!***

How do you sustain a career as a composer? Where do art and commerce collide when it comes to experimentation? How can you diversify what you offer within the electronic space? Musician and creative producer Nicole Canham looks at how composers can make a living from their craft with multidisciplinary artists Cat Hope and David Chesworth. The trio discuss the career choices they’ve made and the diverse opportunities that exist for composers.

WHERE: Melbourne Electronic Sound Studio, 15 Dowling Place, North Melbourne, VIC 
WHEN: Tuesday 28 March, 6pm  
RSVP: victas@apra.com.au
Places are limited, get in quick!

GUEST SPEAKERS

Cat Hope, Composer

Cat has an active profile as a researcher, composer, sound artist, musician and artistic director. She is the co-author of Digital Arts - An introduction to New Media and the director of the Decibel new music ensemble. Cat is Professor of Music and Head of the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash University.

David Chesworth, Composer

David creates installations, sound art, video, music and performance in a wide range of contexts, and his works have been presented around the world. Early in his career David co-founded seminal post-punk group Essendon Airport, and has since composed experimental operas with Chamber Made Opera, Opera Australia and Melbourne Festival.

Nicole Canham, Musician + creative producer

Nicole is committed to creating transformative arts experiences, and to building new audiences for live music. Her work as an independent artist, festival director and creative producer has taken her around the world for concerts and collaborative projects which engage diverse audiences.


Event Info

Date
28 Mar 2017 - 28 Mar 2017

Location
Melbourne Electronic Sound Studio, 15 Dowling Place, North Melbourne, VIC

Time
6pm for a 6.30pm start

Cost
Free with RSVP


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