Rubiks is one of Melbourne’s most dynamic contemporary art music ensembles, bringing together some of Australia’s most exciting and versatile young performers. Since debuting in 2015, the ensemble has been commended for their “incredibly personal, strangely spiritual and ultimately deeply touching” performances (Limelight Magazine).With a particular interest in storytelling and cross-art collaboration, Rubiks has quickly established a reputation for excellence, delighting audiences with their unique programming and dazzling virtuosity. For more information, visit www.rubikscollective.com.
Speak Percussion has defined the sound of 21st century Australian percussion music through the creation and presentation of ambitious arts projects. Internationally recognised as a leader in the fields of experimental and contemporary classical music, Speak are constantly seeking to redefine the potential of percussion. Ranging from solo concerts to massed sound events, Speak’s “breathtakingly impressive” (The West Australian) work is presented throughout the world in concert halls, theatres, galleries and site-specific locations. For more information, visit www.speakpercussion.com.
Kaylie has recently premiered new works for percussion and electronics by Australian composers Josten Myburgh (WA) and Chris Williams (NSW).
She is currently working on a new piece for percussion and fixed electronics with composer Gemma Peacocke (NZ/USA), following the premiere of Peacocke's Damage at the 2016 Australian Percussion Gathering in Brisbane.
As Speak Percussion's Education Coordinator, Kaylie manages the Sounds Unheard education program for gifted and talented secondary students. Supported by the Department of Education and Training through the Strategic Partnerships Program, Sounds Unheard will run from 2015-2017 and introduces students to creative approaches to music making. For more information visit www.soundsunheard.com.