Decibel is a new music ensemble based in Perth, Western Australia devoted to performing works that explore the nexus of acoustic and electronic instruments. Pioneering unique electronic score formats and giving electronic music instruments a voice in the acoustic space, Decibel also arrange electronic works for live performance. Decibel are committed to Australian music and emerging Western Australian composers, as well as sharing important international works with Australian audiences.
[photo © K Ford]
Decibel’s annual program 2009-2010 (their first) won the 2011 AMC/APRA Art Music Awards Inaugral Award for Excellence in Experimental Music. Decibel were nominated for the same award again in 2012.
Cat Hope (artistic director, flute and electronics)
Lindsay Vickery (reeds, programming and electronics)
Stuart James (piano, percussion, programming and electronics)
Tristen Parr (cello)
Aaron Wyatt (violin, viola)
Louise Devenish (percussion)