Ade Vincent is a prolific composer with a diverse body of work. His music has been performed in a range of venues, from intimate bars to major music festivals and concert halls, and been heard on television, radio and digital media.
His compositional style draws on classical, pop and electronic music, with a focus on blended genres, intricate production and the use of technology as part of the compositional process.
In 2018 he was the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's inaugural Young Composer in Residence, composing three new works for the orchestra as part of the position. These included the electro-orchestral 'Forever Singing Winter into Spring', co-written with singer Lior, in which Ade also performed. He has numerous other commissions for new music including works for Tinalley String Quartet and Sarah Curro.
He is a singer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter for indie-pop quartet The Tiger & Me who have toured Australia extensively, signed to the ABC record label Four|Four.
In 2015 he co-founded Kaleidoscope Audio, an audio company specialising in music and sound for videogames.
He is Lecturer in Composition at Box Hill Institute and is currently completing a PhD in Composition at The University of Melbourne.
He is published by Gaga Music and The Australian Music Centre.
New work for the MSO and Lior
My new piece for orchestra and voice (co-written with Lior) – Forever Singing Winter into Spring – was premiered by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra featuring Lior on May 4, 2019 at the Melbourne Recital Centre (Elisabeth Murdoch Hall).
A song-cycle setting of Edgar Allan Poe's poem of the same name. Watch the video below; more information here.
MSO Young Composer in Residence
Music by Ade Vincent
Ade's song Other Friends Have Flown Before, recorded with The Tiger & Me, is featured in the cinematic trailer for Tim Winton's The Turning.