Chris GendallNew ZealandMusic2018

Chris Gendall studied composition at Victoria University of Wellington before completing a doctoral degree at Cornell University. He has held residencies at Orchestra Wellington and at the New Zealand School of Music, and he was the Mozart Fellow at the University of Otago for 2016 and 2017.  His works have received performances from the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, NZTrio, and the New Juilliard Ensemble, and at festivals in Aspen, Aldeburgh, and inthe Royaumont 'Voix Nouvelles' course. His work 'Wax Lyrical' was the winner of the 2008 SOUNZ Contemporary Award.