(2021-22) Composer.
New work for Josef Hanna (violinist, VIC).
The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) has commissioned 67 Australian composers to work in close partnership with ANAM’s musicians to create a host of new works. This ambitious project is made possible by support from the Commonwealth Government’s RISE fund.
Premiere: The ANAM Set Festival – 13th-15th May, 2022. Abbotsford Convent, VIC.
(2020-22) Mentee.
The Summers Night Project (named after Anne Summers, the pioneering Australian writer and feminist) is a national initiative established to support and mentor emerging female and non-binary composers. The mentor team comprises of performers and composers associated with Decibel (WA), Soundstream (SA), and Clocked Out (QLD).
Premiere: Melbourne Recital Centre - 23rd March, 2022.
Read a review of the premiere here.
(25/26 Feb, 2022) Conductor.
The Ad Lib Collective presents Water Concerto by Tan Dun.
Designed by Thea Rossen and Jared Yapp of the Ad Lib Collective in collaboration with the Holmes à Court Gallery.
(10 Feb, 2022) Conductor.
The Perth Symphony Orchestra (PSO) performs the Music of George Michael featuring Matt Allen and the WAAPA Gospel Choir, conducted by Kate Milligan. PSO collaborates with some of WA’s leading composers and arrangers to bring the magic of PSO’s orchestral sound to George’s songs.
Thursday 10 February 2022, Joondalup Resort Country Club Boulevard
(19 Dec, 2021) Conductor.
Perth Symphony Orchestra (PSO) presents The Snowman, the Academy Award-nominated film, live in concert. A heart-warming Christmas classic based on Raymond Briggs’ famous book of the same name, with music by Howard Blake. Hosted by Libby Hammer, with soloist Jimmy Jurjevich and conductor Kate Milligan.
(15 May, 2021) Artistic Planner and Arranger.
The Perth Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is the orchestra that breaks the rules. Nothing Compares is a celebration of the undeniable musical talent and persona that was Prince. Featuring vocalists Hans Fiance, Sam Nafie, Ali Bodycoat and Amy Reeves performing arrangements by Simon Kruit, Klearhos Murphy, Callum O’Reilly, and Kate Milligan.
Saturday 15th May, HBF Stadium.
Read about the show here.
(2020) Creator.
@m.envoyer is a mail art project that examines the male gaze and its relationship to canonical art, and also reflects on current affairs and how the male gaze manifests today. Postcards of masterworks are modified and sent back to the galleries–click here to discover the collection.
(Nov. 2019) Composer in Residence
with the Perth Orchestra Project (POP) for Destinations, a concert exploring transience and its impact on the human condition. Migrations–a work for string quartet, flute quartet, and electronics–was premiered at Destinations over two nights in November 2019.
Listen to Migrations here.
Read the review of Destinations published by Seesaw here.
(Jul. 2019) Composer.
The Decibel 10 at 10: WA Women of New Music concert celebrated a decade of works by WA women composers, and was part of the Gender Diversity in Music and Art Conference (University of Western Australia Conservatorium of Music). If I Told Him–a work for chamber ensemble–was commissioned by Decibel New Music for this concert as part of the Young & Emerging Composers Commissioning Program.