Totally Huge New Music Festival

A massive exploration of New Music and sound art, the Totally Huge New Music Festival features hundreds of musicians from Western Australia and around the world.

From orchestral extravaganzas and sound galleries to wire installations across the Swan River, the Totally Huge New Music Festival provides a captivating showcase of New Chamber Music, Electronica, Installations, Improvisation, Radiophonics, Multimedia and Sound Art in metropolitan and regional Western Australia.

Now a biennial event, the Totally Huge New Music Festival is a melting pot of collaborations and a unique springboard for West Australian New Music artists.

The 9th Totally Huge New Music Festival

Thursday 10 Sept - Sunday 20 Sept

Highlights of the 2009 THNMF include: Ensemble Offspring - 3 programs including Stockhausens' Kontakte, Pimmon - Collaborations with Ensemble Offspring and solo performances, West Australian Symphony Orchestra premieres new work by Jim Ledger, Sound Implant Artefact Tour featuring Camilla Hannan, Decibel -
Decibel is Perth’s freshest new music ensemble perform works by Ligeti ,Pateras,Van Der Aa, Wesley Smith, Mustard and Dan Thorne, Sound Art Exhibition at Fremantle Arts Centre , Fremantle Symphony Orchestra and Defying Gravity premiere new work by David Pye, Young Composers Concert, Grigoryan Brothers -
Works by Westlake, Rigney, Len Grigoryan , Eduard Grigoryan, Alsop, Muthspiel Towner and Bellinati, Ruined Piano Sanctuary Tour with Ross Bolleter and WAAPA@ECU and School of Music UWA Student Symposium


The 2009 Totally Huge New Music Festival Conference 30th – 31st October 2009

The 8th Totally Huge New Music Festival

Friday 20th April - Sunday 6th May 2007

Highlights of The 8th Totally Huge New Music Festival include: The Song Company (Syd) – Australia’s leading vocal ensemble; Michel van der Aa (Netherlands) – one of Europe’s leading composers; Claire Edwardes (Syd) – Australian percussionist extraordinaire; WASO New Music Ensemble presenting New Works by Andrew Ford, Brett Dean and Michel van der Aa at the Art Gallery of WA; Philip Brophy (Melb) – leading Australian composer/filmmaker; William Barton (Bris) – indigenous composer and didgeridoo player; Stump-Linshalm (Austria) – virtuosic Austrian clarinet duo; Martin Wesley Smith /Ros Dunlop (NSW) – Film/Electronics; Sunn0))) (USA) & Boris (Japan) – ambient, drone, doom metal, noise band


The 2007 Totally Huge New Music Festival Conference

Perth, Western Australia, Friday 27th - Sunday 29th April 2007

The Totally Huge New Music Festival Conference will bring together a diverse range of national and international speakers, papers, lecture-performances, artist talks, and masterclasses addressing the theme of: The Sonic Image: exploring relationships between the sound and visual worlds

Visit past Totally Huge New Music Festival web sites by selecting a year below:

2005 / 2003 / 2002 / 2001 / 2000 / 1999 / 1997