Jasmin Leung (b.1994) is a composer, erhu-player and improviser who explores noise through structured and free improvisation. She is studying a Bachelor of Music (Honours) at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, where her research investigates the process of generating live situational music. Her work seeks to create a means for interaction between people from different cultural identities. She is the creator of ‘the possibilities of sonic phenomena’ – a Brisbane-based underground concert series of new music and free improvisation.
Composer website: jasminleung.wordpress.com
Five Observations in Nature, for Erhu, Violin, Viola, Electric Bass, Percussion, Tinfoil, Found Objects, Piano, and Clarinet.
This piece is a structured improvisation that follows five processes of phenomena that I have observed in nature. It is for mixed ensemble and has been performed in Australia and China.
Performed by: Caleb Colledge, Eunice Goh, Courtney Cook, Conall O’Neill, Isabel McCafferty, Vanessa Tomlinson, Jasmin Leung