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Cat Hope

Cat Hope is a composer, sound artist and musician based in Western Australia. Cat’s composition and performance practices engage elements of low frequency sound, drone, noise, graphic notation and improvisation. She often makes use of electronics and unusual or invented instruments in her works, which have been performed at festivals internationally and broadcast on Australian, German, Italian, French and Austrian radio. She has written 6 scores for theatre and dance, as well as a number of works for visual art installations.

In 2013 she was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study digital graphic music notations internationally as well undertake residencies at the Visby International Composers Centre, Sweden, Civitella, Italy and the Peggy Glanville Hicks House in Sydney in 2014. She is the director of the award winning new music ensemble Decibel who have toured internationally and released her compositions.

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