Artistic Director & percussionist
Dynamic Sydney-based collective, Ensemble Offspring, is dedicated to adventurous new music. Led by Artistic Director, award winning percussionist Claire Edwardes, the organisation celebrated its 20th birthday in 2015. Its virtuoso team of musicians boasts broad ranging talents and a passion for performing the music of our time. Often cited as Australia’s most influential force in new music today, the ensemble won the 2016 APRA Art Music Award for Excellence by an Organisation. Over its twenty-year history, Ensemble Offspring has premiered more than 100 new works and presents an annual program of over 30 concerts a year in Australia and abroad.
"one of the most exciting listening experiences I have ever enjoyed.” Sydney Morning Herald