Kate Neal

Kate Neal is an artist with over 20 years’ experience as a composer, arranger, educator, and collaborator. In 2023, Neal premiered ‘A Book of Hours’ a new 50min visual-music-theatre work in collaboration with Gerard Van Dyck (choreography) and Sal Cooper (visual media). In 2022, Neal and Cooper toured While You Sleep, a 60min ground-breaking work for string quartet and visual media. In 2020/21 Neal premiered Sentiment Logistics with Sal Cooper, a TURA No Borders commission, as well as new works for Golden Gate Brass, Muses Trio and sound design for the RISING featured theatre work The Dispute.

In 2019 Neal premiered The Commuter Variations commissioned by the Melbourne Recital Centre (10th Anniversary), performed by Lisa Moore. Neal currently (2023) is a lecturer in Interactive Composition at the University of Melbourne, Faculty of Fine Arts and Music. Neal holds a BMus (VCA, Melbourne); BMus/MMus (RC, The Hague); PGDip (non-western music, SC, Amsterdam); PGDip (RNCM, Manchester); PhD Graduate Fellow, Princeton University.