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Name: Sunwrae Ensemble
Skills: Ensemble, Orchestra (Sunwrae Ensemble is an ensemble & orchestra, Rae Howell is the director, manager & composer)
Phone: +61 (0) 419249105
Address: PO Box 1317, North Fitzroy, Victoria 3068, Australia
Links: Website     E-mail
 
The exquisite Sunwrae Ensemble perform a grand spectacle of stunning chamber music on piano, vibraphone, string quartet, alto flute, harp, double bass & drums. Dynamic, engaging and visually stimulating, Sunwrae stylishly captivate audiences, performing instrumental music by Artistic Director Rae Howell, textured with persuasive rhythms and spectacular improvisation!

Described as "Animated and energetic..." (Thomas Reiner, Music Forum 2007) and "Hypnotically beautiful with a flowing cinematic feel..." (Jessica Nicholas, The Age 2006), one of the world's premier nu chamber groups feature a repertoire of solo works to large ensemble arrangements, performing a lush blend of melodic phrases and spectacular interweaving rhythms.

Sunwrae Ensemble Album releases include called Never Stops to Wait (2005), funded by Arts Victoria and the Australia Council, several Live CDs & DVDs from the Eavesdropping Concert & Art Exhibition Series (2003-2007) and 'Autumn Never Fall', a new studio album due for release in 2009. Festival appearances by the nu chamber group include Apollo Bay Festival, Bright Spring Festival (VIC), SxSW Festival (Austin TX) and Golden Plains Festival (VIC). A Live National Broadcast on ABC Classic FMís Sunday Live and ABC TVís Sunday Arts paved the way for their 2007 National Tour, followed by a highly acclaimed performance at the Famous International Spiegeltent in Melbourne.

 

 


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