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        Katy Abbott Kvasnica

        Katy Abbott Kvasnica’s music seeks to respond to the situations and environments she experiences and to share these experiences with her audience through music. Having lived in Malaysia and Dubai, her writing often reflects on concepts of home, place and humour.

        Abbott Kvasnica is Lecturer in Composition at Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne. She is the winner of a number of important awards including the Gold Medal in Art Song (Boston Metro Opera) and the Albert H Maggs Award. Her music is regularly broadcast and performed in Australia and presented at international festivals. This, together with 3 monograph discs underline a career as an important Australian composer and educator.


        Title Description Composer Voicing

        Sing Out!


        Sing Out! was commissioned for Australian Society of Music Education Conference 2005 as the opening massed work. It is a short, fun, rhythmic piece to be sung ‘with joy’.