Daniel Portelli

Music Lecturerat Western Sydney University
Marrickville,
Australia
Focus area: Art History, Cultural Practices, Social Practice, Dance, Choreography, Psychology, Cognitive Studies, Sound, Acoustics, Video, Film

Daniel Portelli is an art music composer and researcher from Sydney, Australia. He was awarded a PhD in composition in 2017 at the University of Huddersfield (United Kingdom) with principal supervisor Professor Liza Lim and co-supervisor Professor Peter Ablinger. He completed a MA (Honours) at Western Sydney University with Associate Professor Bruce Crossman. His research interests include anthropology, new music composition, process philosophy (in and as music), ecology, music gesture (physicality/corporality), performance philosophy, mapping/cartography, contemporary dance, and video notation methodologies. He had an interactive video installation exhibited at ESC gallery in Graz, Austria as part of Impuls Music Academy in 2015. And was the winner of the Winston Music ECF commission at the Soundstream Emerging Composers’ Forum. He is currently the unit coordinator and casual lecturer in music and technology at Western Sydney University. And has had his music performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, ESMUC Ensemble, Trace Ensemble, Soundstream Collective, Adelaide Philharmonic Choir, Two New Duo, Tamara Anna Cislowska, Claire Edwardes, Liu Ying, and by a robotic piano named RHEA.

Journal Articles:
Articles and Notes

Music Gesture and the Correspondence of Lines in a Multimodal Compositional Practice

December 2020