Claire Edwardes and Emily Granger | Forces of Nature

This event is live online at Melbourne Digital Concert Hall Claire Edwardes and Emily Granger join forces for the first time with their two unique and monolithic instruments – the marimba and the harp. Their original program of solos and…

Ensemble Offspring | Lone Hemispheres

Lone Hemispheres features chamber musicians as soloists in works inspired by masterpieces of the European avant-garde. Performing alone yet moving within each other’s orbit, Lamorna Nightingale (flute), Jason Noble (clarinet) and Claire Edwardes (percussion) explore harmonious solitude in world premieres…

BackStage Music | Forbidden Things

Tickets: General admission $35 | Concession $20 Tickets are available online through and at the door (subject to availability). Improvisation, at its best, is a living experience; a timbrel, textural, visceral approach to music making. With one foot in the…

Ensemble Offspring | Birdsong at Dusk

An intimate trio setting brings together an array of original chamber works by Australian composers as breathtaking as a lyrebird. On flute, clarinet and percussion, with sounds both familiar and intriguing—butcherbirds, blackbirds, leafcutter ants and frogs—a journey into nature via…

Vast range of tone colours in Sideband’s first CD

Featuring core players and guests, the CD draws on an array of inspiration sources, from Japanese Haiku poetry to dust storms and electronic music.

The Sound of Burning Water: a stunning hour of solo percussion

A journey through ‘thirty years of solo percussion gems’. Backdropped by visual digital earth abstractions by Andrew Wholley, and electronic sound by Ilia Bezroukov, the audience were asked to let go and be suspended in a mindspace that listened, and listened again.

Welcoming Ensemble Offspring: Hatched

In allowing two younger, but already highly experienced musicians to be part of their group for a year, Ensemble Offspring are both giving to the future and also gaining from the energy and delight that these musicians bring to all…

Flinders Quartet danced the night away

Watching Edwards hold 4 mallets, playing the triangle & using her feet to hit a drum was truly impressive. One can only imagine how many beers she could hold in a pub without using a tray.

Claire Edwardes from Ensemble Offspring talks about On Loop

Claire Edwardes is percussionist with Ensemble Offspring. They do a range of innovative concerts – like having different experiences in each room of a house and team leaders toured the audience around. [divider] Their upcoming On Loop balances wonderful musicians…

Ross Edwards at The Con

Ross is a wonderful Australian composer, whose work effortlessly echoes different cultures, featuring the Australian bush and in particular bird songs.