APRA Silver Scrolls / Best Original Music in a Feature Film

I could not be more delighted about this! For the first time, APRA – who have presented the legendary Silver Scroll in New Zealand for 49 years, along with the more recent Maioha Award for music in Te Reo and the SOUNZ Contemporary Award for contemporary classical music – offered two awards for screen composers, Best Original […]

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Field Punishment No.1 / Screening Date

As part of the approach to the 100th anniversary of ANZAC day, ‘Field Punishment No.1’ has been scheduled to air on April 22nd at 8.30pm on TV One. To watch the trailer, click HERE. Wilfred Owen wrote “All a poet can do today is warn.” Despite their philosophical differences, I think there were many similarities between Wilfred Owen […]

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Field Punishment No.1 / Recording Sessions

In a furious day of recording, we gathered together an assortment of eight, fine Auckland string players to record music for Field Punishment No.1 – husband and friends among them. Andre Upston (Radio New Zealand) – who engineered the session – and I have been working together for a very long time (any musical locals […]

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Field Punishment No.1 / Recording

“… it is the preface, by Wilfred Owen, to a volume of his poems which was to show, to England, and the intolerant world, the foolishness, unnaturalness, horror, inhumanity, and insupportability of war, and to expose, so that all could suffer and see, the heroic lies, the willingness of the old to sacrifice the young, indifference, […]

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