Eve Duncan was born in Melbourne in 1956 and studied
classical guitar with Jochen Schubert. She graduated with Honours
in Music Composition in 1990 after working with Theodore Dollarhide
and Keith Humble. She was awarded third prize in the International
1992 Modern Music Award for Composition, Vienna, for a work for solo
chamber works have been performed in Australia, Italy, Switzerland,
Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Transylvania. Romania, Moldova,
Japan, Thailand and the Philippines. Her compositions have been
selected for inclusion in the following festival:
International Meetings of New Music, Braila
been commissioned by Traiect Ensemble, Trio Kinetikon, Ensemble Troika,
Carinya Strings, Ensemble Passacaglia Wien, the City of Port Phillip,
Helfried Fister, Andrei Podlacha, ChiaHong Drapal Liao, Rupert Guenther,
Stefan Feingold, Ralf Doering, Peter Neville, Tim Veldman and Danae
1999 ISCM World Music Days, Romania,
1999 Asia Week, Yokohama, Japan
1998 Melbourne International Festival, Australia
1997 Tunungan Festival, Manila
1995 Bangkok Music Festival
1994 International Days of New Music, Moldova
1994 Composing Womens Festival, Melbourne, Australia
1994 Summer Seminar for New Music, Vienna
was a founding member of the Melbourne Composers League, and has
been their representative for the Asian Composers League from 1994.
In relation to Asia she:
Up for string quartet, Not Yet for woodwinds and Where
are you Now? for guitar duet are published by Redhouse Editions.
Recorded Messages: Violin is her solo CD of string solo and
chamber music on the Move label. Buddha Fantasy is recorded
on the Mi Favorita! CD by Swiss guitarist Stefan Feingold.
was a speaker at the International Alliance for Women in Music
seminar on Asia Pacific women composers in 1997
was a jury member of the Asian Composers Leagues Young Composer
Prize in 1995; and the Irino Prize in 2000
received a medallion on behalf of Australian composers presented
by the Mayor of Manila.
Duncan is music coordinator at the Melbourne Rudolf Steiner School.