Australia, 1990
Composer • Performer

Dan Thorpe (SA, b 1990) is a queer Performer/Composer whose work has a focus on collaborative, open approaches to composition that stress the importance of performers’ creative input in musical expression.

Dan’s work has been performed as part of highSCORE Festival [IT], Fresh Minds Festival [Tx, US], Æpex Ensemble’s Soundsystem Takeover [US, Mi], and he has had works premiered by Ensemble Offspring [AU, NSW], Soundstream Collective [AU, SA], the Australian String Quartet [AU], Kelsey Walsh [US, Ca/DE (Berlin) ], and Conrad Tao [US, NY].

He was commissioned by Decibel in 2017 as part of Electric Concerto project at the Perth institute of Contemporary arts.