Hammers Lake

Judith and Carolyn Adelaide Festival

Hammers Lake is a trio comprising Judith Hamann (cello) and Carolyn Connors (voice), who are joined by a different percussionist/drummer each performance. The drummers include: Maria Moles; Vanessa Tomlinson (Tectonics Adelaide, Adelaide Festival 2014); Kjell Nordeson (UCSD, San Diego 2014); Peter Neville  (MIUC, 2013); Sean Baxter  (MIUC, 2012); Evelyn Morris  (MIUC, 2012); Joe Talia  (MIUC, 2012); Matthias Schack-Arnott  (MIUC, 2012). Hammers Lake webpage

Selected collaborations and performances

And Laid Him On the Green by James Rushford and Rachel Yezbick. Meat Market, 2019

Safe in Sound Exploratory house concerts for people living with disabilities, 2019

Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabriella and Silvana Mangano. Film score and performance. Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, 2018

Before Nightfall #5 Speak Percussion. Abbotsford Convent, 2018

This will be my last test  Projection, installation and performance with Clinton Green. West Projections Festival.

Siren Song by Byron Scullin, Tom Supple and Hannah Fox. Dark Mofo, 2017

Between 8 & 9 by Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey, and Chamber Made. Sichuan, Melbourne Recital Centre for Asia Topa, Castlemaine State Festival, 2015-17

Conservatory conservatory by Margaret Trail. The Conservatory Fitzroy Gardens, 2016

Domicile Audition by Angelo Solari, and The Perfect Human by Aviva Endean. 2015

Sound walk with Anthony Magen. Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2015

SoundOut 2015, Canberra

Youphonium with Jenny Barnes. Abbotsford Convent, 2014

Evraiki  by Robbie Avenaim. Tectonics Adelaide, Adelaide Festival 2014.

Suite Actuality  by Andrea Keeble.  Festival of Slow Music, Ballarat; Melbourne, 2014-15

The Sonic Flock  by the Click Clack Project. Melbourne Festival 2014

All who occupy this great space by Katie Lee and David Chesworth. Westspace, 2012

Too  by Cynthia Troupe with sound by Ben Byrne. La Mama Theatre 2012 vimeo

Sound walk with Out Hear/Dale Gorfinkle. 2012

Un Petit Purr Accordion and voice in French music duo with Jeanbnie van de Velde 2009-11

David Tolley.  20 years of collaborations: Trio with Scott Tinkler, Make it up club 2013. Quintet with Scott McConnachie, Marc Hannaford, and Allan Brown, Bennett’s Lane 2013. Retreat and Reunion: Brunswick Arts Space, MIUC, La Mama Musica, with Dure Dara, Phil Treloar, Ren Walters, Anita Hustas, Adrian Sherriff, Tony Hicks, Adam Simmonds, Sam Pankhurst, Scott McConachie, Ted Vining, 2011. Duo, Make It Now, Planet Cafe, 2003. THAT Project: Wangarratta Jazz Festival 1998; Some Minutes of Alchemy with the Australian Art Orchestra: Above and Beyond. Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne 1996. Monsalvat. Eternal harmonies THE OTHER, with Dur-e Dara, Nadja Kostich, Ren Walters, Atrium 101 Collins Street Melbourne 1998; they grasped the air in the nick of time, MLC Music Auditorium 1997.

Quiver New Music Ensemble  works by Andriessen Workers Union and The Shaggs. 45 Downstairs, Melbourne 2011.

The Itch by Alex Garsden, dir. Margaret Cameron, con. Brett Kelly, with Phoebe Green, Judith Hamann, Anita Hustas. Chamber Made Opera, 2010

Surrounded by C  by Ren Walters. Melbourne Jazz Festival Fringe commission, Iwaki Hall, Melbourne, 2009   SoundCloud:  Surrounded by C

Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey Constellation. Video installation and performance commission as part of Liquid Architecture. Red Gallery, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, 2010, Sydney 2011. Megaphone Project with Jesse Stevens, Sally Smith and David Wells, Sydney Children’s Festival; Womadelaide, Adelaide; Castlemaine Festival. 2008-09 Echolocation  with Alex Stahl and Eugene Ughetti. BMW Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne Festival 2008

Music at Mt Egerton in the role of Maggie Malone by Cynthia Troup, prod. David Young, dir. Margaret Cameron, presented by Aphids. Mt Egerton, Victoria 2007

The Crossing by Jill Orr with Tony Yap, Gretel Taylor, Craig Peade, and Emma Strapps.  Mildura & Wentworth Arts Festival, 2007.  Presence One, Mass Gallery Melbourne, 2000

Lost by Linda Sproul. Small Quiet Gesture, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne, 2007

23.01.01/12.07.2005 by Tom Nicholson and Andrew Byrne, for Endgame: late capitalist realism. VCA Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne, 2006

A to B Lectures with Gus MacMillan and Neil Thomas. Dante’s, Fitzroy; The Famous Spiegeltent; The StoreRoom, 2005

The Pluckin’ Beauties International Women’s Day. Queen Victoria Women’s Centre, Melb, 2006

Paws (solos and a duo) with Margaret Trail. fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne, 2003

f-hole with Robbie Avenaim and Erik Mitzak. Bus Gallery, Melbourne, 2003

Aelfgyva written and dir. Jane Woollard, music by Stevie Wishart, with Margaret Mills, Colin James and Natalia Mann. Melbourne Autumn Music Festival, North Melbourne Town Hall, 2003

Abducted by Warren Burt, with Hartley Newham. Melbourne, 2000

Suite by berni m janssen with Margaret Trail, Melbourne, 1998  Seduction by berni Janssen and Sheila Learmonth, Composing Women’s Festival, Malthouse, Melbourne. Duo with Berni Janssen. Monsalvat National Poets, Spoken Word and Vision Festival, 1995

What is Music? John Wiese Ensemble 2009. 1999, 2002. Melbourne  and Sydney Big Day Out 1997, 1998

The Plaque Admirers with andrew Yencken. A work for radio composed with Andrew Yencken, ABC FM 1997. Naked The Listening Room commission, ABC classic FM, with Andrew Yencken 1995.

Machine for Making Sense Residue with Larry Polansky, Chris Abrahams and Rainer Linz, Storey Hall, RMIT, Melbourne. “Use by 19.4.96”  Machine for Making Sense with David Watson. New Music Tasmania, 1995.  Fester with Tony Buck and Greg Kingston. Ultimo Centre, Sydney, Hobart, 1996

Chris Mann and the Impediments with Rik Rue and Jeannie Marsh. Teddy the Jewboy with Joan La Barbara and Jimmy Djamunba: Brisbane Biennale of International music; Lismore, 1995. Melbourne Observatory, Botanical Gardens 1994. CD release 1995

Grand Pianola Music by John Adams, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, 1996

Bardo’-is-thos-grol by Liza Lim with Elision. Lismore, 1994

Duo/trio/ensemble collaborators include: Lloyd Honeybrook and Llara Goodall; 2015. Jeannie Van De Velde; Natasha Anderson; Rosalind Hall, Dave Brown, Alice Hui-Sheng Chang, Peter Knight, Tim Catlin  2013. Cor Fuhler; Jim Denley and Kim Kerze; 2013. Michel Duneda; John Brennand; Sofia Brous, Jessica Aszodi, Pete Hyde, Nik Kennedy, Tarquin Manek, 2010. Greg Kingston; Rosalind Hall; Rod Cooper and Rory Brown 2009. Pyo, Emmanuelle Pelligrini and Xavier Charles 2009. Belinda Woods; Rob Fox and Jeff Henderson; Steve Law, Steven Richards and Tom Fryer 2009. Jeff Henderson. Belinda Woods; Die Rotten Punkte CD launch; Clayton Thomas and Greg Kingston. Splinter Orchestra 2005 Greg Kingston 2003. Melissa Madden-Grey and Nadje Kostich 2001. Rod Cooper, 1999. Shelley Hirsch and Niko Kamvissis; Greg Kingston Big Band, 1998. Robert Jackson.