Dr. Kate Moore is a composer and sound artist, fascinated by the rituals of sound in space in relation to architecture, the environment and performance practise both sacred and secular. She was the recipient of the 2017 Matthijs Vermeulen composition prize and her works have been widely performed internationally, receiving commissions from The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestras, Holland Festival, ASKO Schoenberg Ensemble, Bang on a Can All-Stars and Icebreaker Ensemble among others.


2002 BMUS Honours (composition and electroacoustic composition) with University Medal | Australian National University

2004 MA 2de Fase (composition) Koninklijk Conservatorium van Den Haag (The Royal Conservatory of The Hague)

2013 PhD (Composition) The University of Sydney | Sydney Conservatorium of Music


1999-2002 Howard Allen Memorial Prize

2001 Franco Australian Composition Competition for Sketches of Stars
and residency at the Paris Conservatoire

2010 De Komeet cultural prize for Rain Project

2010 Carlsbad Music Festival composition prize and commission for Violins and Skeletons

2017 Matthijs Vermeulen Prijs (Composition)

2017 Civitella Ranieri Fellowship

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2018 NT2 halfgevorderden 1 Universiteit van Amsterdam Talen