Paul Stanhope

(b. 1969): Biography

Paul Stanhope (b. 1969) is a Sydney-based composer and a leading figure in his generation of Australian composers. He has had prominent performances of his works in the UK, Europe, in many Asia-Pacific countries as well as North and South America. After studies with Peter Sculthorpe, Paul was awarded the Charles Mackerras Scholarship which enabled him to study for a time at the Guildhall School of Music in London in 2000. In May 2004 Paul’s international standing was confirmed when he was awarded first place in the prestigious Toru Takemitsu Composition Prize. In 2011 he was awarded...

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