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.