When is a blog not a blog?

Posted by Nicole Canham

I was tempted to call this page my blog. But on reflection, and given I’m such a sporadic blogger, I thought that term was an overstatement of my thoughts that actually make it into blog-form. I average one or two posts per year, along with a variety of other ways of expressing my ideas via …read more



Practical, or poor advice?

Posted by Nicole Canham

Originally published on Feburary 13, 2013. I read a very interesting post on Don Aitkin’s blog this morning inspired by the National Arts Summit which recently took place in Canberra, Australia. I have a lot of respect for Don, and he offers an interesting perspective on what took place at the summit. You can read …read more



Why composers make the best lovers

Posted by Nicole Canham

Originally published on Monday 15 October, 2012. At the moment, much of my work centres around new music performed in environments that are somehow altered or enhanced from a traditional concert experience. I’ll give a few ‘standard’ recitals this year, but for the most part my work has involved me dancing and playing or singing …read more



Book worm

Posted by Nicole Canham

Originally published on Friday August 10, 2012. I’ve been reading a lot. A. Lot. I started a PhD last year and for quite a few months now, I’ve been in my literature review phase where the objective is to gain an awareness and understanding of the major themes in scholarship surrounding your chosen topic. One …read more



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