Featured Collaborator: Brenton Broadstock
Brenton was born in Melbourne and studied arts at Monash University, composition with Donald Freund in Memphis, USA and with Peter Sculthorpe in Sydney. In 1987 he received the degree of Doctor of Music from the University of Melbourne where he was Professor of Music and Head of Composition from 1982-2007.
Brenton has received numerous prizes and awards for composition, including the 1999 Don Banks Award, the 1994 Paul Lowin Song Cycle Prize, the 2014 Albert Maggs Award and an AM – Member of the Order of Australia - for his services to music. His compositions have been performed at many international and national festivals, and by all of the major orchestras in Australia and available on over 45 CDs. Further information at brentonbroadstock.com