Kate Moore is a composer of new music. She creates worlds of sound for acoustic and electroacoustic media and writes instrumental music, concert music, sound installations and more. Moore specialises in creating surprising performance scenarios that feature virtuosic instrumentalists and musicians set amidst unusual and alternative performance circumstances.
Active on the international scene her works have been performed in venues including Carnegie Hall, The Sydney Opera House and The Concertgebouw andinternational festivals including The Holland Festival, The Sydney Film Festival, The Made Festival Umea – Sweden, The Bang on a Can Marathon – World Financial Center, ISCM World Music Days – Sydney, The International Gaudeamus Muziekweek, November Music, The Sonic Festival NY, MATA Festival, Carlsbad festival of Music CA, Canberra International Chamber Music Festival. Her works appear on major labels including Cantaloupe, ECM, Tall Poppies and Ensemble Klang.
She has worked with ensembles including Slagwerk Den Haag, Amsterdam Sinfonietta, The Amsterdam Cello Octet, The New European Ensemble, Nieuw Ensemble, Alarm Will Sound, The Bang on a Can All-Stars, The Calder Quartet, The Grand Band, Twosense, Duo X88, Ensemble Offspring, Synergy Percussion, Ensemble Klang, Asko|Schoenberg Ensemble, Trio Scordatura, The Song Company, Ensemble Lucilin, Ensemble Syntonia, Orkest De Ereprijs among others.
She holds a doctorate from The Sydney Conservatorium of Music (University of Sydney 2008-2012), a masters from The Royal Conservatorium of The Hague (2002-2004), a Bachelor of Music with honours from The Canberra School of Music/ Australian Centre for Arts and Technology (Australian National University 1998-2001). She has worked as a freelance researcher for The University of Amsterdam.