Friday Music
August 2013

St Stephen's Uniting Church
197 Macquarie St, Sydney
(opposite Parliament House)

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2 August


Royal Australian Navy Band Chamber Ensembles

The Commodore's Chamber Ensemble
from the Sydney Detachment of the
Royal Australian Navy Band


Oboe - Able Seaman Musician Kerrie Loonam

Clarinet - Able Seaman Musician Greg Turner

Bassoon - Able Seaman Musician Zola Smith

Flute - Able Seaman Musician Emma Lefroy

Clarinet - Able Seaman Musician Alisha Coward




Five pieces for Trio - oboe, clarinet and bassoon - Jacques Ibert (1890-1962)

Three Winds in a Boat - Alan Danson
A Roving
Blow the Man Down
The Mermaid
Drunken Sailor
Bobby Shaftoe

Trio for Oboe, Clarinet & Bassoon - Gordon Jacob (1895-1984)

Trio No 1 Opus 30 - Charles Huguenin (1870-1939)

Preludes - Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975) arr. Quinto Maganini

Trio for Flute, Clarinet et Bassoon Opus 32 - Kaspar Kummer (1775-1870)




9 August

Alicia Crossley (recorder)


Doen Daphne d'over schoone Maeght - Jacob Van Eyke (c. 1590 - 1657)

Cello Suite No. 1 - J. S. Bach (1685 - 1750), arranged by Alicia Crossley
Menuet 1
Menuet 2

Illusion of the Crescent - Ryouhei Hirose (1930 - 2008)

Alicia Crossley is one of Australia's leading recorder players. She performs a wide variety of repertoire from renaissance dance tunes to contemporary electro-acoustic works with a particular interest in bass recorder repertoire.

In 2010 Alicia completed her Masters of Music (Performance) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music under the instruction of recorder virtuoso Hans-Dieter Michatz. She has won several competitions including the Under 18 years division of the Australian Moeck Recorder Competition (2005), the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Early Music Concerto Competition (2007) and the Don Cowell Memorial Trust Recorder Competition (2011).  In 2013 Alicia was awarded the Australia Council's ArtStart Grant for emerging artists.

An experienced recorder player, Alicia regularly performs throughout Australia and has toured in the USA and New Zealand. She has had broadcast with ABC Classic FM, 2MBS, 2GB and Radio New Zealand. Alicia has also performed with notable artists and ensembles such as Neal Peres da Costa (Harpsichord), Daniel Yeadon (cello/viola da gamba), Jamie Hey (cello), Alice Evans (violin), Hans-Dieter Michatz (recorder), Ruth Wilkinson (recorder), Kamala Bain (recorder), ThoroughBass, Coro Innominata and Concertato.

Alicia is a passionate supporter of contemporary Australian recorder repertoire and has collaborated with a number of Australian composers, premiering works by Stephen Yates, Elias Constantopedos, Hayden Woolf, Tristan Coelho, Mark Oliveiro, Andrew Batt-Rawden, Chris Williams, Paul Castles and Alex Pozniak. In 2012 Alicia presented Mark Oliveiro's Calliphora for bass recorder and electronics at the Australasian Computer Music Conference (Brisbane) and the Electronic Music Midwest (Chicago), in addition to presenting workshops and lecture recitals at the University of North Texas.

In August 2011, Alicia released her debut solo cd Addicted to Bass featuring 7 newly commissioned Australian works for bass recorder.



16 August

Peta Dries (violin)

Lillian Camphausen (piano)


Sonata in D Major (Op 12, No 1) - Beethoven (1770-1827)

Allegro con Brio
Tema con Variazioni

Sonate (pour Violon et Piano) - Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Allegro con Fuoco
Presto Tragico

Praeludium und Allegro - Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)


Peta Dries began her violin studies at the age of seven. She gained her A.Mus.A. and L.Mus.A. diplomas whilst studying with Errol Collins. Peta graduated from the Newcastle University Conservatorium of Music with a Bachelor of Music and a Master of Music degree, having studied with Elizabeth Holowell. Peta also studied at the Bloomington School of Music at Indiana University under the tutelage of Henryk Kowaslki. This study was made possible through a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship.

Since returning to Australia, Peta has performed extensively both as a soloist and an orchestral musician. Peta was a member of the Australian Youth Orchestra and she has performed frequently with the Sydney Symphony and the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Orchestras. Peta has given numerous recitals in Sydney and Newcastle, as well as concerts in the USA and Japan.

From 2009 to 2012 Peta taught violin at the Newcastle University Conservatorium of Music. She was also a founding member and the Concertmaster of the Christ Church Cathedral Camerata. Peta is a featured soloist in a number of CD recordings and has performed in ABC Classic FM Sunday Live programmes. Peta now lives in Sydney, where she maintains a career as a teacher and violin soloist.


Malaysian born Lillian Camphausen migrated to Adelaide in 1969. She studied piano with Noreen Stokes and Clemens Leske. After completing her Bachelor of Music (Hons.), she studied piano with Prof. Detlef Kraus in Germany and later, lied interpretation with Hartmut Höll, harpsichord, and chamber music, attending master-classes and courses with Edith Picht-Axenfeld, Paul Badura-Skoda, Joaquín Achúcarro, Norman Shetler, Geoffrey Parsons, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Christiane Jaccottet and the Amadeus Quartet.

After finishing her studies, Lillian freelanced as a teacher, accompanist and chamber musician. She was an official pianist for numerous international master-classes and competitions. In 1988 she translated "Johannes Brahms - Klavierkomponist" ("Johannes Brahms – Composer for the Piano") by Detlef Kraus. In 2004, Lillian moved to Brisbane and in 2009, to Sydney. She works as an accompanist, language coach (for singers) and chamber musician.



23 August

Nathan Henshaw (saxophones)

Hank Xiang (piano)


Kuku - Barry Cockcroft (1933 - )
for solo soprano saxophone

Hot Sonate - Erwin Schulhoff (1894 - 1942)
for alto saxophone and piano

i – Movement 1
ii – Movement 2
iii – Movement 3
iv – Movement 4

Balafon - Christian Lauba (1952 - )
for solo alto saxophone

Helin - Daniele Salvatore (1957 - )
for soprano, alto, baritone saxophone and piano



Nathan Henshaw a renowned Australian saxophonist known for his musical diversity. He studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and completed both a Bachelor of Music (Honours) and Masters of Music Performance. Nathan also undertook further studies with renowned saxophonists in France and the United Kingdom.

As a performer, Nathan has given performances both in Australia and internationally. Performance highlights include solo live-to-air recitals on 2MBS FM, 2013 Australasia Saxophone and Clarinet Conference (Sydney), 2012 World Saxophone Congress (St. Andrews, Scotland), 2011 Australasian Saxophone and Clarinet Festival (Melbourne), 2010 ISCM World Music, various performances with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, soloist with the SCM Saxophone Orchestra (Glazunov Concerto), solo concert tour of Japan and recently the Sydney season of The Threepenny Opera (a co-production with Opera Victoria and Sydney Theatre Company).

Nathan's work as a freelance musician given him the opportunity to work with a diverse range of renowned performers and ensembles (both Australian and international) such as Tim Minchin, Kenny Rogers, Randy Newman, The Chaser, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Victoria Opera, Sydney Theatre Company, Richard Gill, Eddie Perfect, Nigel Butterly, George Dreyfus, Claude Delangle, Rhonda Burchmore, Todd McKenney, WIN Wollongong Symphony Orchestra, NSW Police Band, Sydney Conservatorium Saxophone Quartet, Compass, Continuum Sax, Chronology Arts, Rivers and Roads and SBS Television and Radio Orchestra.

As well as freelance work, Nathan is also is a full time member of the Nexas Quartet, Heavy Metal Quartet, The Music of MA, Citizen of the World, Sax Summit, Sydney Saxophone Collective, The Ten Saxes and the Nathan Henshaw trio.

In conjunction with his performance work, Nathan also actively teaches and tutors in schools around the Sydney area. He is also lecturing in saxophone at the Open Academy and Foundation Program at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.



30 August

Peter Guy

(Organist, Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle)


Sonata No. 3 in A - Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
i. Con moto maestoso
i. Andante tranquillo

Toccata and Fugue in D minor (BWV538) - J S Bach (1685-1750)
"The Dorian"

Fantaisie in D flat major - Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

Les Cloches de Hinckley - Louis Vierne (1870-1937)



Peter Guy is Organist and Master of the Choristers at Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle. Appointed at the age of 26, he is the youngest person to hold this position. Prior to this, Peter was Director of Music at St Stephen's Uniting Church, Macquarie St, Sydney and the inaugural Director of Chapel Music at St Andrew's College, University of Sydney.

Peter studied for his Bachelor of Music at the University of Newcastle, majoring in Pipe Organ and Choral Conducting under Dr Philip Matthias. He graduated with First Class Honours and received the University Medal. He was the recipient of many awards while studying, including the Michael Dudman Scholarship, Newton John Prize for the most outstanding graduate, Vice Chancellor's Honours Scholarship and an Australian Postgraduate Award.

In 2003, Peter performed in the national keyboard final of the Symphony Australia Young Performer's Award, performing Poulenc's Concerto for Organ and Strings with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Peter has also appeared with the Canberra Youth Orchestra for numerous concerto performances, and has performed with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

In 2009, Peter released his first solo recording of organ works, Organ Classics From Newcastle Cathedral. He also appears on a recent recording by the Organ Historical Trust of Australia, Vintage Sounds Alive: Historic Organs of NSW and as an accompanist on recordings by the University of Newcastle Chamber Choir and Christ Church Cathedral Choir. He has been broadcast on many radio stations, both locally and internationally, including a Sunday Live performance for ABC Classic FM from the Harold Lobb Concert Hall at The Conservatorium, Newcastle.

Peter enjoys an active recital schedule, performing around Australia and internationally. He has toured to the UK, France, South Korea and the USA, performing at venues including St Paul's Cathedral, Southwark Cathedral and Westminster Abbey, London, and Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris. He performed the opening recital of the Organ Historical Society's 2010 Annual Convention in Pittsburgh.


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