Niel Currie  (1955-)
Last updated: 19.08.20
According to the Internet source given below, Niel Currie is a Canadian/Australian composer, was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1955. He studied piano and trombone from an early age, and obtained his Associate Diploma in Piano Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Toronto in 1974. In 1979 he obtained a B.Mus. from UBC, and an M.Mus. from the University of Sydney in 1989. Whilst in Australia he studied composition Peter Sculthorpe in Sydney. His works include orchestral music: "Ballade" (1991), "Dance Processus" [Guluwalda] (1987-97) ," Wonder Algorithm" (1990), Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra" (1990) , "Rhapsody (1998)", Tumbling Strain" (1991); chamber music: "Fanfare" (1989), "Ortigas Avenue" [Music for the Filipino Revolution], "Precipitous" (1997), "Sons of Rhythm (1989, Abridged 1995) ", "String Quartet" (1988), Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening (1985) for Tenor recorder, "Tricroci" (1995), "Windmill"(1985 - 1988); etc.