Jaslyn Robertson

Residence: Melbourne, Australia

Jaslyn Robertson is a Canadian-Australian composer based in Melbourne. An excitement for unusual sounds, alternate tuning systems and new forms of notation draws her to unique instruments including theremin, quartertone flugelhorn and analogue synths. She has composed for world-class performers including Tristram Williams, the Argonaut String Quartet, Landesjugendensemble Neue Musik Berlin and Sydney’s the music box project. Her music has received performances in Germany at the Deutsche Oper and Canada at Toronto Creative Music Lab. Locally, she has had multiple works performed at the Bendigo International Festival for Exploratory Music and Tilde New Music Festival. In 2020 she has received the Monash Animated Notation Ensemble commissioning prize and a commission for Ossicle duo supported by Creative Victoria and City of Melbourne. Jaslyn is a passionate advocate of diversity in the arts and has presented workshops and papers on this topic.

Date: May 27, 2020

Source: JTTP 2020

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