Conservatorium of Music

PhD Recital: Brigid Burke

Summary

Australian composer, performance artist, clarinet soloist, visual artist, film maker and educator.

Start Date

24th Feb 2012 6:00pm

End Date

24th Feb 2012 7:00pm

Venue

Conservatorium Recital Hall, 5 Sandy Bay Road, Hobart

Program:

The program for this concert will be announced closer to the date.

Tickets:

All Tickets: FREE ENTRY

Biography:

Brigid is an Australian composer, performance artist, clarinet soloist, visual artist, film maker and educator. She has performed and toured extensively internationally. Highlights most recently have been The 2010 Asian Music Festival, 2010 LOGOS FOUNDATION Center for Experimental Music Production GENT BELGIUM, 2009 International Video Dance Festival of Le Breuil France, 21th Instants Video Festival in France, Music Marathon Boston USA, 2010 & 2008 Acousmatic Festival Paris Futura Festival Paris, ABC Saturday Afternoon Sessions Australia, The International Clarinet Festival in Vancouver Canada and Tokyo Japan, 2007 Melbourne International Arts Festival and performances in the Generative Art Conference's in Milan Italy.

Brigid's main focus is integrating musical ideas with a combination of different media. Each component of media is a tool in the exploration of her artistic process: sound (acoustic, laptop, clarinets and electronics), composition, improvisation, installation, collaboration (with dancers, acoustic performers and other new media performers), print making, pen and ink drawings, painting and animation (digital).

Other ensembles Brigid performs with are Tri Duo, Carte Blanche, David McNicol, PAUSA II, Ollie Bown,Adrian Sherriffand Australian Chamber Ensemble. In 2008 she was a recipient of an Australia Council Project Fellowship and has received many awards and exhibited throughout Japan, Taiwan and Australia. Her most recent CD recordings have been reviewed and broadcast internationally. The Performing Arts Board of the Australia Council, Japanese Printing Corporation, ANAT, South Australian Govt., Australian Asian Foundation, Community Arts Centers and Universities has supported Brigid in her performances, compositions and artwork.