Composer workshop

The NZSM Composition Programme presents Composer Workshop from 3:10–4:30 pm each Wednesday during the trimester, in the Adam Concert Room on NZSM's Kelburn Campus (unless otherwise noted).

The varied programme includes guest presentations by established composers discussing their work and their ideas about composition and workshop performances of student compositions. Composition students from all levels attend these sessions, and certain sessions (marked in bold) are also open to the University community and the general public. Admission is free

CANCELLED: Composer Workshops Trimester 1, 2020

We have made the decision to cancel Composer Workshops for the time being.  These will now be advised on a case-by-case basis so please check back for further updates.  

4 March Introduction to CMPO

Introduction to the Composition programme

11 March Dugal Mckinnon Artist Talk

Dugal McKinnon introduces recent and current creative projects.

18 March -  Cat Hope

Artist and scholar Cat Hope discusses the Summers Night Project: a collaborative project designed to foster gender diversity within music programs across Australia.

25 March -  Paul Dunham 

PhD candidate Paul Dunham talks about intersecting media archaeology and sound installation, and his research on establishing a narrative between the past and present through the convergence of obsolete and current media technologies.

1 April Alison Isadora with ‘Sounds of Te Koki’ 

#5.2(2019) This workshop, initiated by Amsterdam based composer Alison Isadora and with the collaboration of Sounds of Te Koki, investigates alternative ways in which we as audience can be involved in the performance process.

8 April Four Phases Zheng Ensemble

29 April Lukas Ligeti

6 May Emily Berryman

13 May Jason Wright

20 May Student Showcase

27 May Ewan Clark

3 June CMPO285 Presentations