During the residency, Marike will develop her Shapes series, a suite of seven movements based on geometric and organic shapes. Shapes will be performed at Museum of Brisbane with a six-piece ensemble: string quartet, piano and saxophone.
Marike will be composing Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00am – 5:00pm in The Studio.
MoB’s Artist in Residence program is supported by Tim Fairfax AC.
Dutch jazz saxophonist/composer/arranger Marike van Dijk has divided her time working and living between Brooklyn and Amsterdam over the past years. She is currently pursuing a PhD in composition at the University of Queensland. Her most recent project features her large jazz ensemble, The Stereography Project, and a collaboration with two singer-songwriters: Jeff Taylor (USA) and Katell Keineg (UK).
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