Art meets science in a new collaboration! I’m pleased to announce an exciting collaborative project that gives me the opportunity to work with a group of fantastic artists and scientists! However, I’m not going to give too much away about what we are planning to do just yet…. The project is the initiative of Lynchpin – the Ocean Project (www.lynchpin.org.au), a program that supports ocean research through scholarships whilst encouraging arts/science conversations and collaborations that communicate important marine science to
On the issue of the music streaming website Spotify and how it’s “saving the music industry”  from financial loss resulting from piracy, I have a few comments to make. It is my opinion that Spotify does not provide sustainable returns to the industry. I own the masters and rights to all of my recordings and therefore I collect royaties that would otherwise be collected by a label (except for a small commission I pay to CDBaby, who are my
I’ve just recently finished work on a “Little Suite for Strings” which was commissioned by Grant Bewick for his Derwent Strings. It is a simple work in six movments for chamber strings that collects together six melodies of distinct character into an expression of pathos, fun, melancholy, tenderness and excitement. I look forward to the premiere coming up a bit later on in 2012!