Cat also recently sat down "on the couch" for an interview with Arts Review in the lead up to the next few days of focusing on Gender Equity in music.
The Gender Diversity in Music Making Conference is coming up at Monash University Clayton and Caulfield on July 5-8. This three-day conference will focus on the music of composers and performers who identify as female or non-binary in gender across the composition and performance of all styles of composition, improvisation, songwriting, installation, film music, jazz, classical, pop, experimental, noise and world music's. Keynotes from Caroline Kennedy and Kate Moore. Information, schedule, and registration here.
Cat's piece Shadow of Mill for solo cello and electronics will be performed at the Summers Night Concert in Melbourne, part of the GDIMM conference and also part of Tura New Music's Summers Night Project mentoring female composers. This is a project initiated by Hope that starts with workshops in Perth, and concerts there, in Adelaide and then Melbourne. Tickets here.
Held in conjunction with the Summers Night Project is the upcoming Helpmann series on Gender Equality and Privilege in Music. Cat will be speaking at this event in July - details here.
Kaps Freed, for piano and electronics, will be performed by Gabriella Smart on Friday 29 June at the Callaway Auditorium, Unviersity of Western Australia. Tickets here
Cat's most recent paper in the British Journal of Music Education, co written with Dawn Bennett, Sally Macarthur, and Talisah Goh, and titled "Creating a career as a woman composer: Implications for music in higher education", can be read here.