Performances 2015

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.

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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.

Where are the Sounds of Joy (oil; water colour), Luping Zeng, ©July 2015

Where are the Sounds of Joy (oil; water colour), Luping Zeng, ©July 2015

The performance will feature a short film by Iqbal Barkat and Vincent Tay (Filigree Films) with images by Luping Zeng (artist).

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Live Performance: Michael Kieran Harvey (piano), Tristram Williams (trumpet), Peter Neville (percussion) and Iqbal Barkat (projectionist)—26 September 2015, Iwaki Auditorium at ABC Centre Melbourne (©photo: Vincent Tay)

Michael Kieran Harvey (piano), Tristram Williams (trumpet), Peter Neville (percussion) and Iqbal Barkat (projectionist) Iwaki Auditorium, Melbourne (©photo: Vincent Tay)

WASJ Team: Luping Zeng (artist), Michael Kieran Harvey (pianist), Bruce Crossman (composer), Vincent Tay (cinematographer), Iqbal Barkat (film director/live projectionist), Tristram Williams (trumpet) and Peter Neville (percussion)—Melbourne 26 September 2015, Iwaki Auditorium (©photo: Filigree Films)

WASJ Team: Luping Zeng (artist), Michael Kieran Harvey (pianist), Bruce Crossman (composer), Vincent Tay (cinematographer), Iqbal Barkat (film director/live projectionist), Tristram Williams (trumpet) and Peter Neville (percussion) (©photo: Filigree Films)

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])

Michael Kieran Harvey, Tristram Williams and Peter Neville

Michael Kieran Harvey, Tristram Williams and Peter Neville

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.

Yukiko Hirao, Akira Kobayashi, Bruce Crossman and Tomoyuki Hisatome—relaxing and discussing traditional Japanese music influences in composition at a Sushi bar in Nagoya and the rehearsal at Aichi University of the Arts, in Nagoya.

Yukiko Hirao, Akira Kobayashi, Bruce Crossman and Tomoyuki Hisatome—relaxing and discussing traditional Japanese music influences in composition at a Sushi bar in Nagoya and the rehearsal at Aichi University of the Arts, in Nagoya.

Professor Akira Kobayashi, Aichi University of the Arts (photo: © Eve Duncan)

Professor Akira Kobayashi, Aichi University of the Arts (photo: © Eve Duncan)

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.

AUA hall piece corridor

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.

Bruce Crossman and Australian Federal MP, Fiona Scott, at Western Sydney University celebrate Australia-Japan Foundation grant.

Bruce Crossman and Australian Federal MP, Fiona Scott, at Western Sydney University celebrate the Australia-Japan Foundation grant.

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