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Just back from a road trip to Brewarinna where the ensemble performed at Baiame’s Ngunnhu Festival, Claire Edwardes, Lamorna Nightingale, Freya Schack-Arnott and Jason Noble share their experiences. Read more

Ensemble Offspring is looking for an exceptional individual to be our new General Manager and lead our innovative organisation, now a national leader in the new music field. This position is ideal for a keen arts administrator with experience in production, management, grant writing and fundraising. If you’re someone who is looking to build strategic leadership experience and take the next steps in their arts career leading a small-medium organisation to its next phase of success, come and tell us how you can address the criteria below.
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With three exciting partnerships, three world premieres and the opportunity to showcase Australian work on an international stage, our Hong Kong Artistree Tour was a wonderful experience in artistic and cultural exchange. Claire Edwardes, Lamorna Nightingale and Jason Noble share their personal write-ups below. Read more

In 2017, with generous support from handful of donors passionate about supporting the work of female composers, Ensemble Offspring commissioned, developed and premiered, Pentography, a stunning new sextet by Fiona Hill at Hark The Machine earlier this year. Read more

This month, Ensemble Offspring will say goodbye to its first ever General Manager, Janine Marshman, who has announced she is stepping down to move onto an exciting new opportunity as Digital Editor for ABC Classic FM.
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Ensemble Offspring is excited to be working again with Brisbane based composer Erik Griswold in 2018!
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We’re excited to announce Ensemble Offspring’s first-ever Associate Artist is clarinettist, Georgina Oakes. 

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“One of the challenges as a composer is what to do after the premiere of a new work – will it have a life beyond that initial performance or drift into the ether?” Tristan Coelho, Australian composer

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Guest soloist, Jessica Aszodi (soprano), performs a new, theatrical trio by Anahita Abbasi – Incipio, bibo. Photo by Zan Wimberley, courtesy of Carriageworks.

 

“In seeking out new voices, Ensemble Offspring started with dreams and opened up the world.” Peter MacCallum, SMH

“Ensemble Offspring performed superbly, playing the game with Aszodi with observable watchfulness between members, whether as a trio or, wonderful to witness, a sizeable team admirably coached by Roland Peelman.” Keith Gallasch, RealTime

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The Hatched @ The Red Rattler concert saw the culmination of the 2017 Hatched Academy, showcasing the talents of each of these young artists. Join us 7pm, Wed Sept 27 at The Red Rattler Theatre, 6 Faversham Street, Marrickville.
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