David Chesworth is an Australian based composer, keyboard player and sound designer. Known for his experimental, and at times minimalist music, he has worked in rock groups, classical ensembles, theatre, opera and sound installations.
Chesworth's parents moved the family from Britain to Melbourne, Australia in the late 1960s. Chesworth studied at Latrobe University, including time with tutor and composer Jeff Pressing. In the late 1970s and early 1980s he coordinated the venue "Clifton Hill Community Music Centre".
A list of Chesworth's collaborators includes: audio/visual artist Sonia Leber; guitarist Robert Goodge in the group Essendon Airport; musician and sound designer Philip Brophy; electronic musician Philip Jackson in the group Whadya Want?; librettist Douglas Horton and soprano Helen Noonan. In 1993 he formed The David Chesworth Ensemble to perform his own works.
He lives in Melbourne in partnership with Sonia Leber. Together they run the company Wax Sound Media (source wikipedia)
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