Kate Moore – composer


Kate Moore is an Internationally acclaimed composer. In 2017 she was awarded the prestigious Dutch composition award The Matthijs Vermeulen Prize. Her works are performed by among others Asko|Schönberg, Bang on a Can, Icebreker, Slagwerk Den Haag, Ensemble Offspring, The Australian String Quartet and The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Groot Omroepkoor. In 2018/ 19 she was Zielsverwanten composer in residence at The Muziekgebouw aan ‘Ij with her band Herz Ensemble and 2018 she composer in focus at November Music. She has been a recipient of a MacDowell Colony and Yaddo fellowship, a Tanglewood composition fellowship and Civitella Ranieri Fellowship. She holds a doctorate from the Sydney University conservatorium of Music, a masters from The Royal Conservatory of The Hague and an honours degree from The Australian National University, where she received the University Medal, majoring in composition and electroacoustic composition. In 2017 her oratorio Sacred Environment lamenting the fragile bushland of Yengo and Wollemi National Park was premiered at The Holland Festival Proms in The Concertgebouw and in 2018 her Requiem Lux Aeterna | VIVID was premiered for the opening concert of November Music, a composition about the sacred nature of endangered animals and trees of western Europe.

Donemus Publishing House 

The Australian Music Centre

Current Projects

Cassini Sculpture (2017)


Song of the Ox (2014) is sponsored by Waterwalks, a collaboration between Ludwig and Drinkable Rivers. You can see the journey on the interactive map at  www.waterwalks.nl