Anthony Linden Jones

Residence: Richmond, Australia

Composer of film scores, songs in many styles, concert works for small ensembles to full orchestra, dance, theatre, and multimedia performance.

Films Scores include:
The Third Note (‘00) — dir. Catriona Mackenzie — attracted a number of international awards and was nominated for an AFI award
Sneak preview (‘96) — dir. Sarah Curnow — score attracted an award from the Aust. Guild of Screen Composers

Concert works include:
Fiddle Mass for violin and string orchestra is a regular feature of the Hawkesbury National Fiddle Festival
Mandala — for violin and tape, performed many times in Australia, plus twice in Netherlands — featured on CD “watt ever” on Tall Poppies
Breuddwyd for orchestra performed by Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (Dec ‘96) in Hobart — performance recorded and later broadcast nationally on ABC-FM.
Many other works, for smaller ensembles with/without electronics, have been performed, recorded, and broadcast.

Awards -
Australian Guild of Screen Composers Awards (Dec ‘97) — winner of Best Score by a Student Composer for the score to Sneak Preview. 1994
John Antill Scholarship, the Don Banks Memorial Scholarship, and the Alfred Hill Prize for the piece Hot Cross Bun for four string quartets and violin.
Iris Oakley Sutor Award for composition excellence in 1993

I teach Contemporary Music and Technical Production at an aboriginal college in Sydney and direct a local community a capella choir, Chorella, based in Richmond NSW.

Date: September 22, 2003