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Internationally acclaimed percussion soloist, chamber musician and artistic director Claire Edwardes, has been described by the press as a ‘sorceress of percussion’performing with ‘spellbinding intensity’ and‘graceful virtuosity’. Her award-winning performances combine a theatrical energy with charismatic and original interpretations bringing to life the varied array of music she performs.
Claire has performed concertos with all of the Australian orchestras as well as numerous European orchestras and has premiered works by an array of composers worldwide such as Harrison Birtwistle, Matthew Hindson, Elena Kats-Chernin and Matthew Shlomowitz. She relishes her collaborations with Bernadette Harvey (piano), Amy Dickson (saxophone), Karin Schaupp (guitar) and Jane Sheldon (voice).
She is the co-artistic director and percussionist of Australia’s foremost new music group, Ensemble Offspring (2011 winner Art Music Award for Best Performance). As such she programs and performs to the highest level, some of the most innovative and cutting-edge music being presented in the world today.
Claire Edwardes Series Model 425B
Handle Material: Satin Birch
Head Shape: Round
Head Color: Off White
Trim Color: Aqua
Head Style: Yarn
Overall Length: 17 1/4"