Biography

Kate Moore is an internationally acclaimed composer. Her works are performed by Asko|Schönberg, Bang on a Can, Icebreker, Slagwerk Den Haag, Ensemble Offspring, the Australian String Quartet, The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Groot Omroepkoor, among others.

In 2017, Kate was awarded the prestigious Dutch composition award, The Matthijs Vermeulen Prize. In 2018/ 19, she was Zielsverwanten composer in residence at The Muziekgebouw aan ‘Ij with her band Herz Ensemble; in 2018 she was composer in focus at November Music.

Kate has been a recipient of a MacDowell Colony and Yaddo fellowship, a Tanglewood composition fellowship and Civitella Ranieri Fellowship. She has attended the 2007 Bang on a Can summer institute and the 2003 Appeldoorn Young Composer meeting with De Ereprijs Orkest, where she was a prize-winner. She was also awarded the 2001 Franco-Australian Composition competition which allowed her to be composer in residence at the Paris Conservatoire.

Kate holds a doctorate from the Sydney University Conservatorium of Music, a master’s 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.

Biografie

Kate Moore is een internationaal geprezen componist. Haar werken worden onder andere uitgevoerd door Asko|Schönberg, Amsterdam Cello Octet, Bang on a Can, Icebreker, Slagwerk Den Haag, Ensemble Offspring, the Australian String Quartet, The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra en het Groot Omroepkoor.

In 2017 won Kate de prestigieuze Matthijs Vermeulenprijs voor haar compositie The Dam. In 2018/19 was zij met het door haar opgerichte Herz Ensemble in de serie ‘Zielsverwanten’ composer in residence in het Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ. In 2018 was zij festivalcomponist tijdens November Music.

Kate ontving in het verleden de MacDowell Colony and Yaddo  beurs, de Tanglewood compositie beurs en de Civitella Ranieri beurs. In 2007 nam zij deel aan de Bang on a Can zomeracademie en in 2003 was zij prijswinnaar tijdens de Young Composers Meeting van orkest De Ereprijs. In 2001 won zij de de Franco-Australian Composition Competition, waarna zij als composer in residence het conservatorium van Parijs bezocht. 

Kate behaalde haar doctoraat aan de Sydney University Conservatorium of Music, haar master aan het Koninklijk Conservatorium in Den Haag en haar bachelor in compositie en elektroakoestische compositie de Australian National University in Canberra, waar zij ook de University Medal ontving.