The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra has announced the participants for the Australian Composers’ School for 2022 and 2023. The four chosen composers will spend two years being tutored by some of Australia’s most accomplished composers and workshopping their own works with the TSO.

The participants selected from Australia-wide submissions include two Sydney-based composers, Angus Davison and Georgia Scott, and two Melbourne-based composers, Thomas Misson and Sam Wu.

Australian Composers' School
Angus Davison, Thomas Misson, Georgia Scott and Sam Wu. Images supplied

Davison, who is currently completing a Masters degree in composition at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, is a Sydney-based composer and music educator. His music, described in Limelight as having a “bright energy”, has been played by local groups such as Ensemble Offspring, as well as internationally in Europe and the US.

Scott, who completed a Bachelor of Composition at the Royal College of Music in London, has had her work performed extensively in Australia by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra among others. Her one-act opera Her Dark Marauderwas premiered by Sydney Chamber Operaas part...