Professor Matthew Hindson

MMus Melb BMus PhD
Deputy Head of School, Deputy Dean
Associate Dean (Education)

C41 - Sydney Conservatorium of Music
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 1312
Fax +61 2 9351 1202

Website Matthew Hindson

Biographical details

Matthew Hindson AM is one of the most-performed and most-commissioned composers of his generation. His works have been performed by ensembles and orchestras throughout Australia and internationally. He has been the featured composer at national and international festivals, with orchestras and Musica Viva. Matthew’s music has been used for dance including by the Birmingham Royal Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Ballett Schindowski and the Sydney Dance Company.

Matthew’s music often displays influences of popular music styles within a classical music context, and, as a result, directness and immediacy are common features in the much of his music.

www.hindson.com.au

Selected grants

2017

  • Write and record a new string quartet and two string duos for the Goldner String Quartet; Hindson M; Australia Council for the Arts/Arts Projects For Individuals and Groups.

2015

  • Record my double piano concerto with international concert pianists Pascal and Ami Roge and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales; Hindson M; Sydney Conservatorium of Music/Research and Conference Travel Grant.

Selected publications & creative works

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Books

  • Hindson, M., Barbeler, D., Blom, D. (2006). Music Composition Toolbox. Marrickville: Science Press.

Journals

  • Hindson, M. (2005). Survey of Year 12 Composition requirements. Resonate: engage with Australia's new music scene, 66, 8-11.
  • Hindson, M. (2005). The Teaching & learning of composition. Resonate: engage with Australia's new music scene, 66, 3-4.

Musical Compositions

  • Hindson, M. (2016). 1. Overture; 2. Juliet; 3. Romeo; 4. Love Scene; 5. Duel; 6. The Death of Romeo and Juliet. London, UK: Faber Music UK Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2016). Bright Stars. Sydney, Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2016). String Quartet No. 4 for string quartet and percussion. Sydney, Australia: Faber Music UK Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2016). This Year's Apocalypse. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M., Mac (McDermott), P. (2015). Requiem for a City: 1. crotchet = 128 2. Meno Mosso crochet = 100 3. L'istesso Tempo. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2015). String Quartet No. 3: Ngeringa I. The landscape as viewed from Mount Barker II. Encroaching 'civilisation' and development III. The Idea IV. Construction and Realisation. London, UK: Faber Music UK Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2014). It is better to be feared than loved. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2014). Resonance. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2014). The Returned Soldier (Symphony No. 3). London, UK: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2013). Bright Red Overture. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2013). String Quartet No. 2. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2012). Big Bang for two pianos. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music UK Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2012). Faster. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2012). The Stars Above Us All. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music UK Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2011). Concerto for two pianos. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2010). Crime and Punishment. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2010). Light is both a particle and a wave. Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M., Howells, G. (2010). Thinking about Forever. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2009). Beauty. Sydney: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2009). Funeral Windows. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2009). Mandalay. London, UK: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2009). Maralinga. Sydney: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2009). Monkey Music. London, UK: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2009). Septet. London, UK: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2009). Symphony No. 2: E=mc2. Birmingham, UK: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2009). Violin Concertino: "Summer Stories" i. Moderato ii. Molto Andante iii. Vivace giocoso. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2008). Dangerous Creatures. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2008). Ictalurus Punctatus. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2008). Shakedown. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2008). The Metallic Violins for two violins. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2008). Video Game Dreaming. UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M., Barton, W. (2007). Kalkadungu. Sydney, Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2007). Light Music. Sydney: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2007). Piano Trio. Kendall: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2006). An Infernal Machine. Camberwell: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2006). Comin' Right Atcha. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2006). Flash Madness. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2006). House Music (Flute Concerto). London: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2006). Lament. Germany: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2006). Matthew Hindson: String Works for Young Players. Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2006). Song and Dance. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2005). A Duty Clear Before Us. Turkey: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2005). Didjeribluegrass. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2005). Nintendo Music. Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2005). Percussion Concerto. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2004). 2 + 5 <> 6. Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2004). Basement Art Guru and other pieces. Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2004). By Jingoes. Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). A Symphony of Modern Objects (Symphony No. 1). Sydney: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Auto-Electric. Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Balkan Connection. Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Headbanger. Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Industrial Night Music (String Quartet No.1). Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Love, Death, Music and Plants. Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Lullaby. United Kingdom: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Rave-Elation (Schindowski Mix). Germany: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Spirit Song. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2002). Baroquerie. Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2002). Comin' Right Atcha. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2002). Ellipse..
  • Hindson, M. (2002). Rave-Elation. Dublin: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2002). Rpm. Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2001). Pulse Magnet. Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2001). The Rave and the Nightingale. Australia: Faber Music.

Exhibitions / Events

  • Hindson, M. (2010). Music 2010 Campbelltown Arts Centre. Campbelltown, Sydney, Australia: Campbelltown Arts Centre.

Festivals

  • Hindson, M. (2011). 1. Ensemble Offspring Why Patterns? 2. Pivixki Musica in Extremis 3. Pascal Roge & Ami Roge Four Hands, Two Hearts 4. The Bowed Piano Ensemble The Bowed Piano 5. Something Connected with Energy: The Music of Michael Nyman 6. George Crumb's Makrokosmos 7. New Music Network Generation Next 8. Diana Doherty, Shefali Prior and Alexandre Oguey Three of a Kind 9. The Piano Master: Gerard Willems 10. Seven Harp Ensemble Serenade of Angels 11. Sydney Symphony Discovering Brett Dean 12. Continuum Sax & Clocked Out Duo Clocking Out 13. Theme & Variations. Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, Sydney, Australia: Campbelltown Arts Centre Program.
  • Hindson, M. (2010). 2010 ISCM World New Music Days. Campbelltown Arts Centre;Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre;Blacktown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia: International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM).
  • Hindson, M. (2008). Aurora Festival 2008. Campbelltown Arts Centre, UWS, Sydney Conservatorium, Sydney, Australia.
  • Hindson, M. (2006). Aurora Festival 2006. various: Riverside Theatre, Parramatta, Parramatta, NSW, Australia: Aurora new Music, ABC Classic FM, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Riverside Parramatta.

2016

  • Hindson, M. (2016). 1. Overture; 2. Juliet; 3. Romeo; 4. Love Scene; 5. Duel; 6. The Death of Romeo and Juliet. London, UK: Faber Music UK Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2016). Bright Stars. Sydney, Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2016). String Quartet No. 4 for string quartet and percussion. Sydney, Australia: Faber Music UK Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2016). This Year's Apocalypse. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music.

2015

  • Hindson, M., Mac (McDermott), P. (2015). Requiem for a City: 1. crotchet = 128 2. Meno Mosso crochet = 100 3. L'istesso Tempo. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2015). String Quartet No. 3: Ngeringa I. The landscape as viewed from Mount Barker II. Encroaching 'civilisation' and development III. The Idea IV. Construction and Realisation. London, UK: Faber Music UK Ltd.

2014

  • Hindson, M. (2014). It is better to be feared than loved. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2014). Resonance. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2014). The Returned Soldier (Symphony No. 3). London, UK: Faber Music Ltd.

2013

  • Hindson, M. (2013). Bright Red Overture. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2013). String Quartet No. 2. London, UK: Faber Music.

2012

  • Hindson, M. (2012). Big Bang for two pianos. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music UK Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2012). Faster. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2012). The Stars Above Us All. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music UK Ltd.

2011

  • Hindson, M. (2011). 1. Ensemble Offspring Why Patterns? 2. Pivixki Musica in Extremis 3. Pascal Roge & Ami Roge Four Hands, Two Hearts 4. The Bowed Piano Ensemble The Bowed Piano 5. Something Connected with Energy: The Music of Michael Nyman 6. George Crumb's Makrokosmos 7. New Music Network Generation Next 8. Diana Doherty, Shefali Prior and Alexandre Oguey Three of a Kind 9. The Piano Master: Gerard Willems 10. Seven Harp Ensemble Serenade of Angels 11. Sydney Symphony Discovering Brett Dean 12. Continuum Sax & Clocked Out Duo Clocking Out 13. Theme & Variations. Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, Sydney, Australia: Campbelltown Arts Centre Program.
  • Hindson, M. (2011). Concerto for two pianos. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music.

2010

  • Hindson, M. (2010). 2010 ISCM World New Music Days. Campbelltown Arts Centre;Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre;Blacktown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia: International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM).
  • Hindson, M. (2010). Crime and Punishment. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2010). Light is both a particle and a wave. Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2010). Music 2010 Campbelltown Arts Centre. Campbelltown, Sydney, Australia: Campbelltown Arts Centre.
  • Hindson, M., Howells, G. (2010). Thinking about Forever. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.

2009

  • Hindson, M. (2009). Beauty. Sydney: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2009). Funeral Windows. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2009). Mandalay. London, UK: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2009). Maralinga. Sydney: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2009). Monkey Music. London, UK: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2009). Septet. London, UK: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2009). Symphony No. 2: E=mc2. Birmingham, UK: Faber Music Ltd.
  • Hindson, M. (2009). Violin Concertino: "Summer Stories" i. Moderato ii. Molto Andante iii. Vivace giocoso. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music Ltd.

2008

  • Hindson, M. (2008). Aurora Festival 2008. Campbelltown Arts Centre, UWS, Sydney Conservatorium, Sydney, Australia.
  • Hindson, M. (2008). Dangerous Creatures. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2008). Ictalurus Punctatus. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2008). Shakedown. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2008). The Metallic Violins for two violins. London, United Kingdom: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2008). Video Game Dreaming. UK: Faber Music.

2007

  • Hindson, M., Barton, W. (2007). Kalkadungu. Sydney, Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2007). Light Music. Sydney: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2007). Piano Trio. Kendall: Faber Music.

2006

  • Hindson, M. (2006). An Infernal Machine. Camberwell: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2006). Aurora Festival 2006. various: Riverside Theatre, Parramatta, Parramatta, NSW, Australia: Aurora new Music, ABC Classic FM, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Riverside Parramatta.
  • Hindson, M. (2006). Comin' Right Atcha. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2006). Flash Madness. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2006). House Music (Flute Concerto). London: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2006). Lament. Germany: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2006). Matthew Hindson: String Works for Young Players. Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M., Barbeler, D., Blom, D. (2006). Music Composition Toolbox. Marrickville: Science Press.
  • Hindson, M. (2006). Song and Dance. London, UK: Faber Music.

2005

  • Hindson, M. (2005). A Duty Clear Before Us. Turkey: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2005). Didjeribluegrass. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2005). Nintendo Music. Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2005). Percussion Concerto. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2005). Survey of Year 12 Composition requirements. Resonate: engage with Australia's new music scene, 66, 8-11.
  • Hindson, M. (2005). The Teaching & learning of composition. Resonate: engage with Australia's new music scene, 66, 3-4.

2004

  • Hindson, M. (2004). 2 + 5 <> 6. Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2004). Basement Art Guru and other pieces. Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2004). By Jingoes. Australia: Faber Music.

2003

  • Hindson, M. (2003). A Symphony of Modern Objects (Symphony No. 1). Sydney: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Auto-Electric. Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Balkan Connection. Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Headbanger. Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Industrial Night Music (String Quartet No.1). Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Love, Death, Music and Plants. Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Lullaby. United Kingdom: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Rave-Elation (Schindowski Mix). Germany: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2003). Spirit Song. London, UK: Faber Music.

2002

  • Hindson, M. (2002). Baroquerie. Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2002). Comin' Right Atcha. London, UK: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2002). Ellipse..
  • Hindson, M. (2002). Rave-Elation. Dublin: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2002). Rpm. Faber Music.

2001

  • Hindson, M. (2001). Pulse Magnet. Australia: Faber Music.
  • Hindson, M. (2001). The Rave and the Nightingale. Australia: Faber Music.

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