Ng, Naomi - Echoes of Puzzlewood Flute,Viola and piano (Wirripang)
Flute, viola and piano, c.2'30
Inspired by Merlin, King Arthur's legends and the young Arthur Pedragon, the composer visualises herself as a Druid youth walking through the pristine environment of the forest of "Puzzlewood", affluent with small animals and thriving vegetation. Composed in 2011 it was winner of the Music Teachers' Assoc. NSW Centenary Composition Competition for 2012.
Naomi Ng commenced learning music with Yamaha Music Foundation at the age of four, and at seven she joined the Young Composers' Workshop during which she composed a piano solo suite of four movements, "The Happy Fisher" which subsequently won the Own Composition (14 years and under) in the McDonald's Performing Arts Challenge 2005. Naomi furthered her studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Open Academy. She was awarded the AMusA for Piano Performance in 2012. Naomi is the first composer of 'Wirripang New Composition' (2012).