Artists-in-Residence Workshop – Mon 15 Oct @ 11:00am

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Artists-in-Residence Workshop – Mon 15 Oct @ 11:00am

NEAL is running an Artists in Residence on Mon 15 October


Ros Bandt (tarhu and recorders)
Ryan Williams (recorders) and Hannah Reardon-Smith (flutes).
Vicki Hallett (clarinets) and Jem Savage (saxophone and electronics)

Bandt, Hallett and Savage launched their collaborative powers at Geelong After Dark 2018 with the premiere of Earthscape.  Together with Reardon-Smith and Williams, these leading Australian musicians will create and development ideas and new expressions in music.

Artists in Residence at The Courthouse
Open Workshop 11:00am – 3:00pm
Performance       4:30pm – 5:30pm

Admission is FREE

About NEAL
NEAL (New and Experimental Arts Laboratory) is the epicentre of exciting creative practice in music, sound and visual art in Geelong.
Events that take place, comprise of an eclectic mix of performance, multimedia and interdisciplinary practice. Presented by co-curators Vicki Hallett and Jem Savage, the public is invited to become a part of the creative experience as professional artists develop new works and explore terrain beyond th established boundaries of their practice. NEAL aims to inspire people and create a collaborative community around new and experimental arts, where artists and practitioners have the opportunity to interact, share ideas and exchange processes.

About the Artists:

Ros Bandt, Australia’ s award winning pioneer sound artist, senses the world through sound and sonically enlivens spaces through her practice Sounding spaces . Her creative works combine her skills as composer, performer, video and installation informed  by her curiosity and scholarly research. She has just returned from Greece where she has been described as the “priestess of sound” for her performance under the sacred oak tree at the Dodoni festival. | |

Hannah Reardon-Smith is a flautist, improviser, composer, conductor, curator, activist, and writer living on Jagera/Yugara/Turrbal land.
She is a co-artistic director of Brisbane-based contemporary art music ensemble Kupka’s Piano, and a founding member of improvisation trio Rogue Three (Brisbane/Melbourne: flute/s, trombone, and recorder/s) and electro-acoustic duo Richard&Linda with Liam Flenady (flute/s, electric guitar, and live electronics). She has performed in international festivals including ManiFESTE (Paris), IMD (Darmstadt, DE), SPOR (Aarhus, DK), Kunstenfestival des Arts (Brussels), BIFEM (Bendigo, AU), Totally Huge New Music Festival (Perth), and the Queensland Music Festival (Brisbane). She is a current PhD candidate at the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University, exploring a queer-feminist thinking of free improvisation founded in sympoiesis and contamination, featuring the work and voices of women and non-binary folk practicing in the field.

She blogs at and more of her work can be found on her website

Ryan Williams is an interdisciplinary recorder player. A passion for the recorder has lead him on a journey full of cross­-artform collaboration, engaging performance and exciting improvisation.

His openness to collaboration, flexibility as a musician and drive as a project producer have enabled him to be part of a distinct collection of projects, including his work with Joshua Lynzaat & Any Kind Of Creature (transdisciplinary theatre), Rogue Three, Miyama McQueen-Tokita, Rodney Waterman & XN ensemble (improvisation & exploratory music), Horsley & Williams duo, Anja & Zlatna, The Recorder CO-OP & Saltlbush Ensemble, (folk music, art music & traditional European music,) and George Street & Tierra (contemporary music & jazz).


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October 15 2018


Date: October 15
Time: 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Cost: Free
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Courthouse Youth Arts

60 Little Malop Street
Geelong, VIC 3220 Australia

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  • Artists in Residence at The Courthouse
  • Open Workshop 11am-3pm at the Courthouse Boardroom
  • Performance 4:30pm-5:30pm at the Courthouse Boardroom


Courthouse Youth Arts
Phone: 03 5224 2815
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