NEWS

MOMENTUM ENSEMBLE PRESENTS 'AVEM ASPERITAS'

Thursday 12th November, 2020
In September 2019 Momentum Ensemble gave the first performance of a special creative collaboration commissioned by AYO with the support of the late Peter Weiss AO. The work, Avem Asperitas, melds together sound and image crafted by two artists living on opposite sides of Australia.

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TOP FIVE ORCHESTRAL MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS 

Wednesday 11th November, 2020
Keeping an orchestra running smoothly requires a team of dedicated arts administrators. AYO’s Orchestral Management program offers a glimpse into life behind the scenes of the orchestral world. One of this year’s participants, Hannah Cui, shares her top five tips on getting the most out of the course, balancing the intensity, teamwork and fun along the way.

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MUSICAL CONVERSATIONS

Friday 28th February, 2020
“The chamber showcases took place over three afternoons in the second week of camp. 149 wind and string players were involved, arranged in 35 different ensembles.” Words About Music participant Nicky Gluch takes us through the workings of National Music Camp’s in-house chamber music showcases, and how they compare to orchestral concert playing.

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AVEM ASPERITAS: A COLLABORATION IN CLOUDSCAPES

Wednesday 11th November, 2020
Last year, Momentum Ensemble premiered an audio-visual work by AYO Composition alumnus Lachlan Skipworth and photographer Greg Barrett. This year we saw the online premiere of the piece, Avem Asperitas, as part of a special event with the composer. Words About Music alumna Paige Gullifer has explored this commissioned work and takes a deeper dive into multi-media art forms

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