Australian contemporary music
Graphic and animated music notation
Electronic music performance
Cat is an academic with an active profile as a composer, sound artist and musician. She's the director of award-winning music ensemble Decibel, and has toured internationally. Her composition and performance practices explore the physicality of sound in different media, and her compositions have been recorded for Australian, German and Austrian national radio, with her work being awarded numerous prizes, including the APRA/AMC Award for Excellence in Experimental Music. Her research interests include graphic and animated notation, electronic music performance practice, low-frequency sound, Australian contemporary music, digital music archiving, improvisation, noise music, gender equity, and music technologies.
Cat Hope's Articles
The future is animated
Rather than traditional notation, contemporary composers are using technology to represent their musical ideas.