Subgenre: Large ensemble (12 or more players)
Instruments: fl-a ob cl fg h(bicycle wheel) trp(bicycle wheel) trb perc pf harm vl vla vc cb electronics
Subgenre: Gemengd ensemble (2-12 spelers) met elektronica
Instruments: perc str tape
Date of birth: 1979
Website: Kate Moore (composer)
Kate Moore [Oxford 1979] is an Australian musician and composer of new music based in the Netherlands. Active on the international scene, Moore has had works performed by acclaimed ensembles including ASKO/ Schoenberg, The Bang On A Can All-Stars, The Calder Quartet, The Grand Band, Stracc, The Amsterdam Cello Octet, Lucilin, Third Angle Ensemble, Trio Scordatura, TwoSense, The Song Company, Ensemble Klang and De Ereprijs Orkest.
Her works have been performed in major festivals including Sonic Festival NYC (2011) Musica Sacra Maastricht (2011/ 2012) Klank en Kleur Festival Amsterdam (2011) The Sydney Film Festival (2011) Ecstatic Music festival NYC (2011) ISCM World Music Days (2010), Bang on a Can Marathon - World Financial Center (2010) MATA NYC (2009), ICWM (2008), MODART07 (2007) Bang on a Can Summer Festival (2007), International Gaudeamus Festival (2003/ 2011), Apeldoorn International Young Composer Meeting (2003).
She has received commissions from Carnegie Hall, The Australia Council for the Arts, Artpwr/ Carlsbad Festival of Music, Orgelpark Netherlands, FPK NL, The People's Commissioning Fund at Bang on a Can USA, Daniel McKay with the assistance of ArtsACT Australia, Orkest De Ereprijs Netherlands, Python Saxophone Quartet Netherlands, 2003 Young Composer Meeting/ International Masterclass Series Apeldoorn Netherlands.
In 2012 she was the recipient of the Norton Stevens Fellowship at The MacDowell Colony. In 2011 Kate was selected as The Hague Toptalent by Stichting Venancio. In 2010 she received a DeKomeet Cultural prize for her work Rain Project and won the Carlsbad Festival Composer Award commissioning her to write a new work for the Calder Quartet. In 2008 she was the recipient of the Doris Burnett Ford scholarship. In 2003 she was a prize-winner at the Apeldoorn Young Composer Meeting and was in 2001 the winner of the Franco-Australian Composition Competition for her string quartet Sketches of Stars. For four years running 1999-2002 she received the Howard Allen Memorial Prize for composition and during her undergraduate studies was awarded an honours scholarship and University Medal.
Moore completed her master’s degree in music under Louis Andriessen, Martijn Padding, Diderik Wagenaar and Gilius van Bergeijk at The Koninklijk Conservatorium The Hague (2004) after completing an honours degree at The Canberra School of Music ANU (2001) under Professor Larry Sitsky and Jim Cotter. She received a doctorate at The Sydney Conservatorium under Michael Smetanin and has attended masterclasses with David Lang, Julia Wolfe and Michael Gordon.