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Media, Listings

A selection of media or database listings

Limelight magazine article - Indigenous Composers Initiative:

New Waves ABC Podcast program on Sainsbury’s music:

Coast Arts interview – Gosford NSW:

SBS-TV and online article - Indigenous Composers Initiative:

National Library of Australia (NLA) – selected works:

An Australian Concert Overture


The Flowergirls

Citation in The Techniques of Guitar Playing (Seth F. Josel and Ming Tao) the worlds leading contemporary guitar book:

ABC article on Ngarra-burria: First Peoples Composers (previously Indigenous Composers Initiative):

Listing in Sheerpluck, world leading database on contemporary guitar music (Germany):

Media release by NSW Minister for the Arts Troy Grant on major funding for two new works Civic Melancholy and the Brackish Songs exploring Sainsbury’s Regionalist trajectory (ie; articulating region via new works):

A selection of articles/reviews/presentations/guest lectures/papers and other non-composing contributions over the last 25 years:

Contribution to Resonate (Australian Music Centre industry magazine) online, founder and artistic director Australian Indigenous Composer Initiative, reviewer for Journal of Australian Studies, contributions: to the International Association of Music Libraries conference Canberra, to the Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia (new ed.), to Canberra Writers Festival – a unique presentation with ex-Senator Bob Brown, to the Indigenous focussed Our Music Day Listening to Sydney – Sydney Conservatorium (co-founder), to lectures on Indigenous education at UTS and various VocEd centres. Also a lecture-demonstration for Darwin International Guitar Festival, delivered the 2016 ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) Future Directions in Indigenous Research Lecture, also delivered the inaugural Indigenous Music lecture for Reconciliation Week - School of Music ANU, and more.

Photos of meaningful moments (all with guitar in hand):

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Scar Tree band in recording. Hear at Hear Sounds

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Performing at Kincumber Mountain (home) with wife Christina

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