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John Hines : Associate Artist

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Date of Birth: 2nd October, 1958

Academic Studies:

Full-time study for Associate Diploma of Music Teaching (piano) at NSW Conservatorium of Music. Graduated with accreditation as teacher of piano.

Full-time study for Bachelor of Music (Composition) degree at NSW Conservatorium of Music. Graduated with Merit.

Full-time study for Masters degree Part A (Honours year equivalent) in Composition and Musical Analysis at University of Adelaide.

Full-time study for Masters degree Part B in Composition and Musical Analysis at University of Adelaide. Graduated 1993.


Music-related Employment:

Teaching of piano and guitar at Robertson's Music Studios, Gordon, Sydney, NSW.

Part-time private teaching of piano and composition while completing Bachelor of Music degree.

Employment by the Central West Music Centre, Bathurst, NSW (a branch of the NSW Conservatorium of Music), as teacher of piano.

Employment on a casual basis as lecturer and tutor in Contemporary Music Analysis and Theory, also Jazz Harmony, by Department of Music Studies, Adelaide University.

Part-time teacher of piano, general music skills and as private composition teacher at St Peters College, Adelaide.

Co-ordinator, Evos Music Ltd, Perth, WA, a non-profit organisation for the promotion and presentation of new music in Western Australia.

Teacher of piano and general music skills at the Perth School of Music.
Accounting and general office work, West Australian Youth Orchestra, Perth.


Miscellaneous Music-related work:

Adjudicated Adelaide Eisteddfod Young Composers Competition (Youth Talent Event, Section 255).
Adjudication of Australian Society for Music Education Young Composers' Award.


Scholarships, Competitions, etc.:

Selected as observer for 1988 National Orchestral Composers' School.

Selected as participant in 1989 National Orchestral Composers' School.
Selected as participant in the Celebrate Oz Music workshop with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra/Richard Mills, 8-10 March.

Awarded Commonwealth Postgraduate Research Award, for study at University of Adelaide.
Awarded the Alex Burnard Scholarship for 1990 by University of Adelaide.

Concerto Grosso selected as winning work in the Adelaide Chamber Orchestra Composer's Competition.
Selected as participant in Australian String Quartet 1993 Composer's Workshop, Adelaide.

Selected as participant in Australian Chamber Orchestra 1994 Composer's Workshop, Adelaide.


Special Skills:

Authorised as a music copyist by the Music Arrangers' Guild of Australia.

Biography provided by the composer

Selected Commissions

  Work Commission Details
Digital sheet music sample Winter verses : full orchestra (1989) Written for the 1989 National Orchestral Composers School, Brisbane