Residency Dates
  • Apr 1st 2010 to Jun 30th 2010

Pateras (b.1979) is a multidisciplinary musician from Melbourne,
Australia. He performs on piano or analogue electronics, and composes
works for ensembles, orchestras and soloists.

main projects are an electro-acoustic duo with Robin Fox, the
prepared instrumental trio Pateras/Baxter/Brown, piano/drums duo
PIVIXKI, and PoletoPra with visual artist Marco Fusinato.

has received performances from the Los Angeles Philharmonic,
Australian Chamber Orchestra, Speak Percussion, Percussion Group The
Hague, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Vanessa Tomlinson, Flux String
Quartet and Ear Massage Percussion Quartet amongst others.

2004 he received a honourable mention at the Gaudeamus Music Week for
which he conducted. In 2007 he was awarded an Ian Potter Composer
Fellowship to compose four new works. In 2009, a retrospective of his
works for percussion are featured at the Melbourne Recital Centre and
Queensland Music Festival.

works internationally and has collaborated with musicians The Necks,
Paul Lovens, Jérôme Noetinger, Thomas Lehn, Natasha Anderson and
Anthony Burr; conductors Brett Dean, Markus Stenz and James McMillan;
and filmmakers Pia Borg, Ben Hackworth and Eron Sheean, winning Best
Soundtrack for Sheean’s Bing
at the 2003 Dresden Film Festival.

has guested on albums by Oren Ambarchi (Southern Lord) and Christian
Fennesz (Touch) and his prepared piano work also featuring on the
soundtrack for Wolf
His sound works have exhibited in group shows at San Francisco MOMA
(Variable Resistance), Centre Pompidou (écoute), and the Melbourne
International Arts Festival (21:100:100).

holds a Bachelor of Music from LaTrobe University, a PhD from Monash
University, and intermittently teaches composition at the Victorian
College of the Arts, and the Western Australian Academy of Performing

music is currently released through Tzadik (New York) and Editions
Mego (Vienna).