World Saxophone Congress 2015
Bruce Crossman, Dying of the Light: Pacific Resonance for Peter (soprano saxophone) for Katia Beaugeais for performance (rescheduled) at the 17th World Saxophone Congress 2015, Strasbourg, France in July 2015 and her doctoral research on the dual role of a composer-performer and an Australian Music Centre Composer Resource Kit.
Melbourne Composers League-ABC Classic FM Concert
Bruce Crossman, Where are the Sounds of Joy? for Tristram Williams (trumpet), Peter Neville (percussion) and Michael Kieran Harvey (piano) at the Melbourne Composers League-ABC Classic FM ‘Where are the Sounds of Joy’ concert, Iwaki Auditorium on 26 September 2015.
The performance will feature a short film by Iqbal Barkat and Vincent Tay (Filigree Films) with images by Luping Zeng (artist).
ABC Classic FM Radio Broadcast
Evenings with Martin Buzacott: Friday 6 November 2015, 10:00pm | Melbourne Composers’ League: Where are the Sounds of Joy?
Crossman, Bruce: Where Are the Sounds of Joy? (Peter Neville [percussion], Michael Kieran Harvey [piano], Tristram Williams [trumpet])
Collaborator, Aichi University of the Arts
Bruce Crossman, collaborator residency at Aichi University of the Arts, Nagakute, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, 14-18 December 2015. It will include writing a commissioned work for solo harp, mentoring composers, as well as presenting public lectures on Australian approaches to compositional creativity. The residency will focus on sharing musical aesthetics with Akira Kobayashi.
Lecture: Bruce Crossman: “Creativity and the Swamp Monster: Artistry, Reiterative Cycle and Creative Voice” presentation at Nagoya University, Japan on 15 December 2015.
Concert: Bruce Crossman, Emergence from Darkness (harp, Yukiko Hirao), at East Meets West in Chamber Music Hall, Aichi University of the Arts, Japan on 17 December 2015.
The Collaborator, Aichi University of the Arts project is supported by the Commonwealth through the Australia-Japan Foundation, which is part of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.