Our People

Willoughby Symphony 2019

Kate Moore

2019 Composer-in-Residence

Kate Moore (b. 1979) is an Australian-Dutch musician and composer of new music. Having obtained a master’s degree from The Royal Conservatory of The Hague she has been based in the Netherlands since 2002 and in 2013 was awarded a Ph.D. from The University of Sydney. In 2017 she was the recipient of the Matthijs Vermeulen Prize, the most prestigious Dutch prize for composers, for her work The Dam commissioned for The Canberra International Festival. Her major work Sacred Environment was premiered by The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with soloists Alex Oomens and Lies Beijerinck at The Holland Festival Proms in The Concertgebouw.


Her works have been released on major labels including ECM New Series and Cantaloupe and performed by acclaimed ensembles including ASKO|Schönberg, Alarm Will Sound and The Bang On A Can All-Stars in venues including Carnegie Hall and The Sydney Opera House and at many festivals.


Read more

  WSOC_2019_224x224_Kate Moore2
Willoughby Symphony 2018