“Congratulations” SINGLE launch

Andrea Keeble’s“Congratulations” SINGLE launch and Suite Actuality: 7 mvts for string 4tet, voice and visuals. Performed by Ad Hoc Music Collective  |  Visuals by Dotahn Caspi

Saturday 26th August at 7.30 pm 
Community Room, Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street Abbotsford

Tickets at the door (cash only): Adult $30 / concession $20

The ‘Congratulations‘ Single launch Concert will feature the Ad Hoc Music Collective performing the title track of the album by Andrea Keeble to be released in Dec 2017. ‘Suite Actuality’: 7 movements for string 4tet, voice and visuals by Dotahn Caspi will also be performed giving the audience a sneak preview of a number of the tracks to be released on the new “Congratulations” album – new, contemporary Eclectica.

The ‘Congratulations‘ Single is a beautifully composed song, with gorgeous, fluid vocals by Dan Witton.  Far from being prosaic, the song plays on the courage in breaking down old habits as it moves from cabaret to gypsy folk to classical and back again creating an impression of positive change.

You can listen and purchase the track ‘Congratulations’ here


Ad Hoc String Quartet ‘Musica’: May 29th

Ad Hoc String Quartet are performing on Monday 29th May at 7.30 pm Carlton Courthouse as a part of the ‘Musica’ Concert Series.

In keeping with the focus of ‘Musica’, the concert will feature new and improvised original works by the ensemble plus a few quartets from the soon to be released “Congratulations” album by the Ad Hoc Collective.

Ad Hoc String Quartet is –
Andrea Keeble and Kylie Morrigan, violins  |  Ceridwen Davies, viola  |  Helen Mountfort, cello

Ad Hoc String Quartet @ Melbourne Polytechnic

Ad Hoc Music Collective will perform as Ad Hoc String Quartet at
Melbourne Polytechnic Lunchtime Concert Series on Tuesday 14th March at 12.45 – 1.45 pm.

Yarra Edge Music Centre (Theatre) – room G101 at Fairfield.
Yarra Bend Road, Fairfield VIC 3078

Musicians include Andrea and Kylie Morrigan (violins), Phoebe Green (viola) and Helen Mountfort (‘cello).

The concert will include original quartets, duets and solo works by Andrea Keeble and Helen Mountfort as well as compositions by Paul Hindemith, Liza Lim, Philip Glass, Arvo Pärt and J.S.Bach.

Ad Hoc Music Collective : New Recording



Ad Hoc Music Collective spent two glorious days in September at the Melbourne Recital Centre’s Salon recording 8 tracks for a new CD of original compositions by Andrea to be released next year in 2017.  The amazing vocals of Dan Witton were then recorded in November at Head Gap Studios.

A huge thanks to the most wonderful musicians
– Kylie Morrigan, Jason Bunn, Rosie Westbrook, Helen Mountfort, Ronny Ferella and Dan Witton as well as Lachlan Carrick (superb Sound Engineer) and Paul Ericsson (a master in photography).

Stayed posted for concerts and the CD launch in 2017.

Ad Hoc MC Performance

Ad Hoc Music Collective will be recording a collection of new compositions by Andrea at the Melbourne Recital Centre’s beautiful Salon on September 12th and 14th.  Concerts (and a CD!) to follow soon.

Ad Hoc Music Collective playing for the recording are – Andrea Keeble and Kylie Morrigan (violins), Jason Bunn (viola), Helen Mountfort (cello), Rosie Westbrook (double bass), Ronny Ferella (drum kit and percussion) and Carolyn Connors (voice).

La Mama Musica Mon June 13

Ad Hoc Music Collective perform new works from its upcoming CD as well as improvisations based on recent photography in the intimate setting of La Mama Musica at 7.30p.

Featuring Andrea and Kylie Morrigan, Ceridwyn Davies, Dan Witton and the wonderful Carolyn Connors.

Bayside Chamber Orchestra performs “The Crossing” by Keeble

Bayside Chamber Orchestra’s first concert for the year is on Sunday 20 March at 6.00pm at St Leonards Church 2 Wolseley Grove Brighton.
The delightful and varied program features Will Hardy playing Vivaldi’s Recorder Concerto in C, the gorgeous Ravel Pavane pour une infante defunte, a piece for winds by French composer D’Indy and a new work – The Crossing – by local composer and violinist Andrea Keeble.
Tickets are $20 and $15 concession available through Trybooking or at the door. Refreshments are included.
A little bit of background on “The Crossing” (yes, it is the same piece that opens the “Teeter” CD) – It was originally written for orchestra about 10 years ago and in the meantime it has been performed many times as a String Quartet.  So it has been great to arrange it for the wonderful Bayside Chamber Orchestra and to hear it as it was intended.  Hmm, some things take a long time.. Or 10 years isn’t really that long, depends on how you look at it! 🙂  Anyway, I hope you can come along and hear it!  A very special concert.



2 – 30 NOVEMBER 2015
Melbourne’s live music scene is one of the best in the world. One reason for the strength of musical expression to emerge from Melbourne comes from the diversity and flexibility of its musicians to work across different scenes. One musician who exemplifies this is woodwind multi-instrumentalist Adam Simmons. During November 2015, Adam will perform 25 concerts with four duets per night with 100 different musicians from rock/pop, jazz, experimental, world, folk, blues, classical, electronica and more.
In addition, Adam will be joined by sound engineer Myles Mumford and Associate Professor John Fitzgerald in creating an installation during the month, illustrating the ways in which the various artists all connect. Myles will be  recordings all performances and these will be made available online. This is the beginning of a larger research project for University of Melbourne to create a Melbourne Music Map.
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