Music is a shared passion in my family, I can't imagine life without it. As a composer and pianist, I enjoy creating music with and for other musicians that is soulful, dynamic and enjoyable for both performers and listeners.
Music = Soul Oxygen
Amadis completed a degree in composition and piano from Adelaide University and has studied composition with Larry Sitsky, Graeme Koehne and Ross Edwards. She has written for piano, voice, chamber ensembles, shadow puppetry and film, performing at music festivals and intimate salons and venues across Australia.
The Metcalfe Miniatures are a series of small piano pieces composed and recorded in 2014 whilst I was residing in the delightful rural hamlet of Metcalfe in central Victoria. They respond to both my inner and outer landscape and encompass a journey of significant self reflection and renewal.
The Pure Poetry pieces were composed for the 10th Anniversary of the Pure Poetry Project created by poet and pianist Bronwyn Blaiklock to celebrate the Australian voice in words and music, performed in the Ballarat Art Gallery in November 2013.
The Months for piano quintet and voice, was premiered in September 2012 at the Darebin Music Feast. You can listen to excerpts and April below, the people's favourite month! Musical tasters. Please listen with headphones...