Kate Moore

Kate Moore (b.1979) Sydney girl, born in Oxford, Dutch/ Australian family, now lives in The Hague. With a masters from the Koninklijk Conservatorium and an honours degree from ANU CSM Australia she makes music installations, theatre, concert works and everything in between. 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 “violins and skeletons” 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 has written for ensembles including the Amsterdam cello octet, Trio Scordatura, TwoSense, ASKO, The Bang On A Can All-Stars, The Song Company, Ensemble Klang and De Ereprijs Orkest. Her works have been performed in festivals including Klank en Kleur Festival (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 Beijing (2008), MODART07 Sydney (2007) Bang on a Can Summer Festival (2007), International Gaudeamus Festival (2003/ 2011), Apeldoorn International Young Composer Meeting (2003).


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