Composition

Working with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra during the Australian Composers School, October 2017. Photo: Alastair Bett

If you would like to discuss the commission of a work, please get in touch with Louisa here.

List of Works:

CHAMBER MUSIC

  • Things We Carry, for piano trio, commissioned by Solstice Trio, Premiered at Melbourne Recital Centre salon, October 2019
  • Stethoscope, for string quintet and vocal ensemble SATB, commissioned by Miranda Hill of 3 Shades Black, Premiered January 2019 at Homophonic
  • At Night the Owl Hunts, for beginner string orchestra, winner of South Carolina Music Educators Association Orchestra Division, Sight-Reading Composition Project, Grade Level 2, 2017
  • Memories for a Stranger, Trio for soprano, horn, and piano, commissioned by Ensemble Goldentree, premiered Jan 2016

ORCHESTRA

  • The Adventure of Jac & Dyl, for symphony orchestra, workshopped and premiered by Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Australian Composers School October, 2017
  • Trumpet Concerto, for Chamber Orchestra 2010, re-edited 2018

MASSED ITEMS

  • The Nature of Sound, for massed pipes and brass, commissioned by the Regional Centre for Culture, recorded in December 2018 [premiere rained-out in September 2018]
  • The Bendigo Boom: A Miniature Musical, for massed choir, band, and narrator, commissioned by the Bendigo Instrumental Music Program, celebrating their 30th anniversary, supported by the Regional Centre for Culture. Premiered June 2018

CONCERT BAND

  • Silver Lakecommissioned by the Mid America Freedom Band (concert band), August 2017

BRASS

  • Drone Swarm, for Trumpet and Electronics, composed for Elliott Hughes. Premiered August, 2018
  • You Stood and Watched Me Trembling, for Brass Band, Sep 2015
  • Glamfare, for brass quintet and kit, 2014
  • Heuristic Brassing, for Brass Band, 2012
  • Pa’s Memories, for Brass Quintet, 2007

CONCERTO

  • Trumpet Concerto, for Chamber Orchestra and piano reduction, premiered 2010, re-edited 2018
  • Bass Tuba Concerto, for brass band, Nov 2015

Compositions from Masters Program:

  • Work for Uilleann Pipes, for Orchestra, Nov 2015
  • Vignette, for piano, Sep 2015
  • Evolution, for orchestra, Recorded at  Bulgaria May 2016
  • Nonet, for chamber ensemble, Oct 2015
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Recording session for ‘Evolution’ with the Bulgarian National Radio Orchestra

Crookshank

Louisa formed the group Crookshank in December 2013. With a focus on brass, the group performs a mix of rock/pop/jazz with a collection of catchy covers and original works. The band released their Debut EP in October 2014 at Testing Grounds, Southbank, Melbourne.

EP’s are available to buy from this website for $10 AUD + postage

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