Trevor Brown – firstname.lastname@example.org
+61 408 511 899
Skype – trevorbrowntrevorbrown
Trevor Brown CV
Trevor Brown is a freelance composer, sound designer, director, producer and radio presenter who works across several artistic and cultural fields and disciplines and has more than thirty years of professional experience in the international arena.
He studied composition with Andrew Ford, Andrew Shultze and Jonathon Harvery, flute with Prue Page, and later at the Royal College of Music, Lodon.
He works extensively across Australia and tours annually to Europe with a range of solo and collaborative projects.
is the Artistic Director of the Sydney Improvisers Composers
Kollektiv Orchestra and is currently lecturing in Improvisation/Composition
at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, previously
lecturing at RMIT where he was also course coordinator of Performance Studies.
In 2022, Trevor curated the sound art
program for Cementa Festival, the music program for the Greenway Festival, conducting
regional tours with the Sydney Improvisers Composers Kollektiv Orchestra, and received
dunding for various musical initiatives across Sydney and NSW.
Highlights, Grants and Awards.
– European Tour July-August – Tabor Film Fest, London Improvisers Orchestra
– Featured artist OOOH Festival of Improvisation, Ragusa, Sicily, RaRa Festival,
Improvisation Workshops – Venice.
– Winner Centauri Award – Best International
Audio Book – Ear-Movies for “The Great Mantini”
– Cementa Festival – Curator for SOUND
– Inner-West Edge Fest – Lillyfield –
Curator for Music by the Canal.
– Eastside Festival – Producer Curator
– “Cover the Waterfront Festival” – Woolloomooloo
– Banktown Art Center – Commission for
Sound Sculpture with Kassandra Bossell
– Artist in Residence at Whites Creek
Cottage in Sydney.
– Inner-West Council – ROMP (Rotunda
Outdoor Music Project)
Phoenix Central Park – with Synergy/Taikoz – Mediation Marathon
– Sydney Improvisers Composers Kollektiv Orchestra – Collaboration with Synergy and Taikoz – Darling Harbour.
– Grants – City of Sydney – Playing the City
Sydney Improvisers Festival Funding
– Inner-West Council – Greenway
Environmental Activation Commission and Project Funding – Three week residency
collecting field recordings and creating audio visual works.
Inner-West Council – Edge Festival –
Eternity Theatre – Programmer Darlinghurst
Invited to perform solo work DRONESCAPE
at Wien Modern (canceled due to Covid)
Wien Modern Festival – Austria –
CreateNSW – Project Funding Sydney
Improvisers Composers Kollektiv Orchestra(SICKO) -$40,000
North Sydney Art Prize – Winner –
Site Specific Category – $7,500
European Tour – Concerts Markus
Anniversary – The Rencontres de la photographie d’ Arles, France – Composition and Performance
Featured artist Dv9nt Festival Belgrade.
London Improvisers Orchestra
Skronk Fest – London.
– Sculpture by the Sea with dance/architectural constructionist ensemble KOA Art Collective – Berlin
Australia Council – European Tour – Featured Artist – WIEN Modern, Awai Cultursl Assoc – Venice Biennale , Ars Electronica (Austria), Kiblix (Slovenia), Dev9nt(Serbia), Porec and Pula Jazz Festivals, Istanbul – Concert/collaboration with Gulsa Erol.
Consultant for European City of Culture 2020, Rijecka, Croatia
Dark MOFO – The Gypsy Dub Sound System
The Now Now Festival – Sydney – Solo Performance of DRONESCAPE
Commission Australian Museum for Binaural tour in Collaboration with University of Frieburg – “Moving Museums”
“Insomnia” with Aerialize – Composer/
Musical Director “Insomnia” Winner Sydney Fringe Prizes for Directors Pick
and Best Physical Theatre
Musical Director – “Sirens”- Darling Harbour
Sydney Festival – The Gypsy Dub SOUnd
DARK MOFO – The Gypsy Dub Sound
System – Resident band for Festival
MONA FOMA – Commision of multi-channel
audio work – “MONA’s Trees”
Canberra National Folk
Festival with Waiting for Guinness
Cygnet Festival with Italian duo, I Sognaturi and East Coast tour.
Musical Director – Sedam Dana Stravanja , Croatia.
Trevor has decades of experience in all aspects of culture creation,
from designing and producing large budget corporate events to creating artistic
projects, tours, events and festivals at the Sydney Opera House Studio, Art Gallery of
NSW, Seymour Centre, Sea Theatre Festival, Performance Space, Eternity Playhouse and Alpha
As a performer, composer or musical
director he has played every major festival in Australia.
He has composed music for
film, dance, circus ,theatre, radio, spoken word and sound installations, including
STC, Belvoir St, Bangarra, Dance North, Circus Oz, AGNSW, Australian Museum,
MONA, DARK MOFO, ABC and JJJ.
He has worked with several major ensembles
in Europe including Markus Stockhausen’s Intuitive Music Orchestra
in Köln, he has performed
and conducted the London Improvisers Orchestra, and has played with the
Vienna and Berlin Improvising Orchestras.
Trevor is also a respected after
community project organizer for more than 25 years, was a team leader for Music
Outback Foundation, working with remote indigenous communities across NT, SA
and NSW, as well as community projects working with disadvantaged and special needs
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