Ensemble Evolution - Piteå Musikhögskolan, Sweden

An international percussion group combining improvisation, composition and electroacoustics, based in Piteå, Sweden. Ensemble Evolution was in residence at Studio Acousticum and Piteå Musikhögskolan from September 2010 to June 2012. Over these two years, the group hosted an international percussion festival in Piteå, performed in the USA, Australia, Lithuania, Finland and throughout Sweden and created a catalogue of their own new percussion music as well as collaborations and commissioned works from other composers. For more information, see Ensemble Evolution's Website.

Works composed in residence with Ensemble Evolution:

The Last Man to Die 2010

An installation/performance produced in Canberra and performed at Belconnen Theatre, PACT Centre for Emerging Artists, Sydney, Street 2, Canberra, Brisbane Festival’s Under The Radar programme and at The Blue Room, Perth.

"THE LAST MAN TO DIE" explores a future where humanity has triumphed over ageing and death and looks back at a time when people lived for barely a single century. Audiences experience first hand the brave new world explored by those first immortals and the choices faced by the last to die.

Strike on Stage - Percussion + Media performance, created in collaboration with Chi-Hsia Lai

Residency with Last Man to Die at Canberra Youth Theatre

December 1-10, 2009.

Videos are available of two works-in-progress exploring computer vision and wearable interfaces with a blend of physical movement and projection

Vital LMTD (2009)

A cross-artform work presented at The Street Theatre, Canberra in collaboration with Hanna Cormick and Benjamin Forster.

Duet for Vibraphone and Computer (2009)

performed at The Front, Lyneham, 20th May, 2009.

Cognition (2009)

performed at M.Mus. performance exam, February 2009

Master of Music Thesis: Percussion and Computer in Live Performance

May 2009 link

Honours Project in Mathematics and Logic

May 2008, Mathematical foundations of computer based proof verification. link

Arduino Heartbeat Sensor (2009)