Composing Careers with Natalie Williams

3 Mar 2019 by Leah Blankendaal

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You are invited to a free satellite viewing of Natalie Williams 'Composing Careers' seminar, streamed from Madley Studio University of Adelaide to the Barossa Regional Gallery on March 8 2019, 6-8pm.

Join us for a glass of wine and some light supper as Natalie presents a seminar on the skills needed to succeed as a contemporary composer; the compositional process, networking and entrepreneurship, commissions and industry opportunities.

This is an opportunity for anyone with a love of classical music - no knowledge required. Come and listen, ask questions, and meet other music lovers.


Registrations preferred. Head to Eventbrite or email leah@barossa.org.au. 

Hosted by:
Leah Blankendaal
Composer/Sound Artist
RDA Barossa Gawler Light & Adelaide Plains/Country Arts SA Arts & Cultural Facilitator.

More About Natalie Williams:
Natalie Williams is an Australian-born composer and United States Permanent Resident. Her works have been commissioned and performed by international ensembles including the Atlanta Opera, Omaha Symphony, the Berkeley Symphony the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Musica Viva Australia, the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, the Canberra Symphony Orchestra, the Australia Ensemble, Adelaide Baroque, the Sydney and Melbourne Youth Orchestras, the Australian Youth Orchestra, Indiana University Chamber Orchestra, and the Plathner’s Eleven Chamber Ensemble (Germany), the Doric String Quartet (UK), the Pavel Haas Quartet (Czech Republic) and the Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony.

Composition prizes include; the Albert H. Maggs Award (2018), the Judith Lang-Zaimont prize award from the International Alliance of Women in Music (2016), two-time winner of the Atlanta Opera Competition (2013 and 2015), winner of the Iron Composer competition (2010) and joint winner of the inaugural Schueler Awards for a new commission for the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (2007). As a teaching composer, faculty positions include the Australian National University School of Music, the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia, and the Faculty of Music at the Melbourne Conservatorium.