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Curator: Skin Deep with Forest Collective

  • Abbotsford Convent (map)

The centre point of this program features a newly commissioned work, Skin Deep, composed by ensemble cellist and composer Nikki Edgar. This new work uses a graphic score comprised of beautiful colours, shapes and lines. This incredible work, exploring the body and longevity of musical ideas and sounds promises to delve below the surface and open our minds to new ways of experiencing music through graphic score and unconventional sounds. 

This performance also features new commissioned work Rosina by Chris Rechner, who we welcome back to the Forest Collective family with his musical composition, 7 Words by USA composer Julie Herndon, who’s electroacoustic work has been described as "striking" and "blended to inhabit a surprisingly expressive space" (San Francisco Classical Voice), and new work by Melbourne based composer-violinist Lily Tait

We look forward to you joining us on this one of a kind journey through unconventional notation. 

Kim Tan Flutes
Vilan Mai Clarinets & DJ
Sarah Coghlan Violin
Nikki Edgar Cello, guest curator
Bec Scully Double Bass & Viola
William Elm Accordion
Trea Hindley Trombone
Ryan Williams Recorders
Ali Fyffe Saxophones
Alexander Clayton Percussion

Sunday August 19 6pm

Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford

Skin Deep is proudly part of the Abbotsford Covent Foundation's Convent Live program.

10-15 min walk from Victoria Park Station (South Morang/Hurstbridge Lines)
Bus 200 or 207 to stop Clarke St/Johnston St (cross via bridge above road) and turn left at St Heliers Street
Tram 109, 12 or 48 to stop Victoria St/Nicholson St (Abbotsford) and 20-25 min walk up Nicholson Street
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Event ticketing info (not including booking fee):
First Release (June) 
Full Price $22/ Seniors $20/ Concession & U18 $14 

Second Release (July)
Full Price $26/ Seniors $22/ Concession & U18 $16 

Final Release (August) 
Full Price $28/ Seniors $26/ Concession & U18 $20

Tickets on sale now:

Doors open 20 minutes before the performance commences.