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Kupka’s Piano Debut Studio Recording

New music ensemble Kupka’s Piano will record and release six recent commissions by Australian composers on their debut album.

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Kupka’s Piano aims to entice audiences with new sounds, new structures, and new ideas. We have achieved this throughout the past five years by commissioning, premiering, and representing new Australian and international music in Brisbane.

Our next adventure to take us into 2017 is a studio recording of a selection of these works. On the yet-to-be-named album will be recent Kupka’s Piano commissions by Australian composers Jakob Bragg, Liam Flenady, Michael Mathiesen-Sandars, Chris Dench, Hannah Reardon-Smith, and Alan Lawrence.

Professional recordings of these works are important for both the ensemble and for the composers. We recognise the importance of promoting new Australian music, and we know that this debut album will showcase the latest-and-greatest from both the emerging and established musical generations.

We want to expand our capacity as an Australian music ensemble and reach dedicated and new listeners around the world.

Your donation will contribute toward studio costs, piano tuning, mixing, our engineer, album artwork, and pressing. We know that everyone likes prizes, so we have the following to offer as a thank-you for your gift.

Help us share our music with you. We are handing the power over to our network of patrons, supporters, and colleagues to make this happen. Kupka’s Piano will rely solely on YOUR support to fund the expenses associated with this project. In return, you will have made a special gift to an ensemble that exists to represent and promote new Australian music. Your donation is tax-deductible, and we will be forever grateful for the private investment made into a quality recording that will be shared with our community of listeners and beyond.

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Kupka's Piano

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QLD

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Taking its name from Bohemian painter František Kupka’s iconic 1909 painting The Piano Keys, the Brisbane-based contemporary music ensemble Kupka’s Piano aims to entice audiences into hearing new sounds, new structures, new musical ideas.

Ensemble in Residence at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts (JWCoCA), Kupka’s Piano is a snapshot of Australia’s brightest emerging musicians and composers. Through innovative and engaging programming, the ensemble celebrates the latest classical music from Australia and around the world, filling a much-needed gap in Brisbane’s music scene.

Over the past four years Kupka’s Piano has developed a strong community profile within Australia and established relationships with partners overseas through international festival appearances.

The ensemble uses a variable formation of flutes, clarinet, cello, piano, percussion, and the ensemble often works with guest collaborators of varying instrumentation. To date, it has given over 30 world premieres and 28 Australian premieres including a full length music and dance production, ‘The Human Detained’.

AW

Aleena Wojcieszek

QLD
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Nathan Smith

QLD
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Stephen Cronin

QLD
MB

Melanie Barnes

NSW
AN

Australian Institute of Music

NSW
CG

Catherine Grant

QLD
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Mark Hooper

QLD
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nancy kennedy

WA
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Vicki Flenady

QLD
MK

Megan Kentish

QLD
BM

Benjamin Marks

QLD
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Wendy Clough

QLD
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Valerie Chubb

NSW
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Melanie Mathieson

NSW
SY

Syzygy Ensemble

VIC
KW

Kieran Welch

QLD
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Elaine Seeto

QLD
MR

Malcolm Rowe

VIC
CO

Corrina Bonshek

QLD
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Sophie Weston

VIC
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Sam Smith

VIC
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Laura Chislett

NSW
CH

Cat Hope

WA
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Lamorna Nightingale

NSW
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n/a

NSW
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Liza Lim

VIC
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Damien Ricketson

NSW
DM

Deborah Merton

QLD
KR

Kate and hugh Reardon-smith

QLD
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rafael karlen

QLD
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Peter Bedford

NSW
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Sine Winther

QLD

Leah Barclay

QLD
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Peter Clark

QLD
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Michael Bakrnchev

VIC
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Stephen Emmerson

QLD
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Pedro Alvarez

WA
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Maya Bennardo

NY
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Heather Roche

NRW
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Partial Durations

NSW
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Jocelyn and Bruce Wolfe Wolfe

QLD
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Britta Gehrmann

QLD
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Gotcha By The Books

QLD
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Nathan Meurant

TAS

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Artists Website
http://Www.kupkaspiano.com