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Chris Kotchie

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Bachelor Degree of Classical Performance

Bachelor of Classical Performance

Brisbane-based classical guitarist, composer and teacher, Chris Kotchie, has recently returned from Cambodia, where he premiered his composition ‘The Lighthouse’ in a publicly acclaimed solo performance.

Chris graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in 2012, gaining acknowledgment from the board of examiners for his “outstanding” academic achievements.

Chris went on to study under the critique of renowned Australian guitarists Slava and Leonard Grigoryan, Australian composer Phillip Houghton, the Melbourne Guitar Quartet and the Australian Guitar Duo and Canberra-based instructor Timothy Kain.

Chris joined the Perth-based Perth Guitar Quarter in 2013, performing classical pieces for public audiences, corporate and private functions for three years.

In 2016, Chris relocated to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where he performed his composition, ‘The Lighthouse,’ a symbolist work written for solo guitar. He also wrote ‘The Dawn is at Hand’, a flute and guitar piece which will be premiered in Brisbane.

Chris is currently based in Brisbane, where he continues to work on his compositions and further his career opportunities.

These details were last updated on June 16, 2017