OSSIA New Music
Kilbourn Hall, Rochester NY
October 3 - 7:30pm
World premier of ‘So it goes’ (2019) for trumpet, double bass, piano & electronics.

New Sounds for Organ and Electronics
Christ Church, Rochester NY
September 20 2019 - 7:30pm
World premier of ‘Night Crawl’ (2019) for organ and electronics.

Kitty Xiao - Composition & Piano Recital
Hatch Recital Hall, Rochester NY
September 8 2019 - 7pm
Works by Xiao, Thomas, Muczynski, Debussy, Ravel.
Featuring Kitty Xiao, Brett Copeland, Maurice Cohn, Andrew Lauler, Barak Schossberger, Joëlla Becker, Elissa May Murphy, Yi-Ning Lo & Oliver Xu.

Yarn/Wire Institute
Stony Brook University, NY
19th of June - 2nd of July 2019
World premier of Xphae Drones (2019) for two piano, two percussion and electronics.

Arts at Ascension Festival
Rochester, NY
Saturday 13th of April - 7pm

World premier of Light breaks (2019) for soprano, organ and double string quartet.
Performed by Ascension Festival Players, soloist Kira Kaplan (soprano), conducted by Maurice Cohn.

Image/Sound Festival
Eastman School of Music
Rochester, NY
Thursday 28th of March - 9pm
World premier of A city’s pounding heart (2019) for amplified flute, violin, cello, percussion, electronics and live video.
Video art by Brett Copeland: https://www.brettcopelandmusic.com/
Performed by Switch~ Ensemble: http://www.switchensemble.com/
Tickets: http://www.rochester.edu/eastman/calendar/?event&id=1226767&from=28March2019&to=28March2019

Sarasota Orchestra
Sarasota, Florida
Saturday 16th of March 2019 - 8pm at Holley Hall
Sarasota Orchestra perform Ink and Wash (2018) as part of American Composers’ Orchestra’s Earshot program.
Tickets: https://www.sarasotaorchestra.org/special-events/earshot-orchestra?banner
Concert Review: https://www.heraldtribune.com/entertainmentlife/20190317/music-review-young-composers-create-magical-evening-in-earshot-concert

American Composers’ Orchestra
Earshot: Sarasota Orchestra
12th - 16th of March 2019 - Sarasota, Florida
Selected composer for 2019 Earshot composer program.

Sarasota Orchestra:
Inside a Musical Mind: Two EarShot Composers Share Their Creative Processes
11th of March 2019

Your Observer:
EarShot pairs four young emerging composers with Sarasota Orchestra
10th of March 2019

Interview with Herald Tribune
Young composers get exposure in Sarasota Orchestra’s ‘EarShot’ concert
9th of March 2019

Interview with SRQ Magazine
Within EarShot Part 1: Kitty Xiao & "Ink and Wash"
6th of March 2019

3MBS Fine Music Melbourne: Australian sounds
Friday 1st of February 2019 - 10pm

Solstice I (2016) for bass clarinet, violin & piano, from Nimbus Trio’s album Novum.

Best Original Score Nomination
Olympus Film Festival, Los Angeles
20th of January
Australian short film Solus is nominated for Best Original Score, composed by Kitty.

Augmented Trumpet at Cool Change Contemporary
Melbourne, Australia
Wednesday 19th December - 7:30pm
Elliott Hughes performs new compositions for Augmented Trumpet including Impulse (2018), composed by Kitty.

Augmented Trumpet at Maggie’s Art Space
Perth, Australia
Thursday 6th of December 2018 - 7:30pm
Elliott Hughes performs new compositions for Augmented Trumpet including Impulse (2018), composed by Kitty.

Graduate Composers’ Sinfonietta at Kilbourn Hall
Eastman School of Music
Rochester, NY

Thursday 8th of November 2018 - 7:30pm
World premiere of Ink and Wash (2018) for Chamber Orchestra.

Augmented Trumpet - First Blood at The Burrow, Fitzroy
Melbourne, Australia

Saturday 4th of August 2018 - 8pm
Elliott Hughes performs new compositions for Augmented Trumpet including the premiere of Impulse (2018), composed by Kitty.

3MBS Fine Music Melbourne: Australian sounds
Friday 3rd of August 2018 - 10pm

Novum (2015) for alto flute, violin & piano, from Nimbus Trio’s album Novum.

Novum at Melbourne Recital Centre
Melbourne, Australia
Saturday 30th of June 2018 - 7pm

Nimbus Trio perform their latest album Novum and new works at Melbourne Recital Centre.

3MBS Fine Music Melbourne: Nimbus Trio
Saturday 26th of May 2018

Nimbus Trio perform Emei live on Music in Melbourne.

NoiseSense and Rubiks Collective present:
The Craft of Sound and Beer
Melbourne, Australia

Sunday 20th of May - 3pm @ Two Birds Brewing, Spotswood
Rubiks Collective perform new works by Simon Eastwood (NZ), Gabriel Bolaños Chamorro (NI), Joungmin Lee (SKR), Nathan Felix (U.S) and Anthony Dunstan (NL/AUS).

Nimbus Trio at Fempocalypse
Melbourne, Australia
Sunday 13th of May - 1pm @ Two Birds Brewing, Spotswood


Nimbus Trio perform at Australian Composers' Concert
Melbourne, Australia
Sunday 8th of April 2018 - 2pm @ St Stephen's Anglican Church, Richmond

Review: https://www.cutcommonmag.com/lewis-goes-to-the-australian-composers-concert/

Novum at Adelaide Fringe Festival
Adelaide, Australia
Saturday 17th of March 2018 - 2pm @ Elder Hall, University of Adelaide

Nimbus Trio perform their latest album Novum and new works at Adelaide Fringe Festival.
Review: http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/entertainment/adelaide-fringe/music/adelaide-fringe-2018-nimbus-trio-novum/news-story/46a150a646f97a05a7dfdd2e46d2053

Artist Talk at Monash University
Monday 12th of March 2018 - 3pm

Nimbus Trio perform I SAID NEON with Gamelan DanAnda
Melbourne, Australia
Sunday 3rd of December 2017 - 7:30pm @ Meat Market, North Melbourne

Nimbus Trio perform new works at I SAID NEON presented by Gamelan DanAnda and Mapping Melbourne Festival.

Limelight Magazine: Kitty Xiao on composing new music for old pianos
Tuesday 14th of November 2017 

Six Piano Project
presented by Six Piano Collective
Melbourne, Australia
Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of of October 2017 - 8pm @ Collingwood Arts Precinct

New sounds, new spaces, old pianos.
Tickets: https://events.ticketbooth.com.au/event/six-piano-project

3MBS Fine Music Melbourne: Six Piano Project
Saturday 28th of October 2017

Music in Melbourne 103.5FM.

CutCommon Magazine: Decaying pianos inspire groundbreaking new collective.
Tuesday 24th of October 2017

PBS: Kitty Xiao, ruined pianos and the gnomes of Cologne spring clean the Sound Barrier! 
Sunday 15th of October 2017
PBS FM - The Sound Barrier with Ian Parsons

Meeting Points, The Hearkening
Melbourne, Australia

Saturday 23rd of September 2017 - 6:30pm @ Arts Centre Melbourne
Performance with Australian Art Orchestra and CMI

Coordinates: Beyond the Algorithm
Melbourne, Australia
16th of September 2017 - 8pm @ Bar 303, Northcote

Album launch with Clan Analogue as part of the Melbourne Fringe.

Nimbus Trio perform at St Georges
Melbourne, Australia
Sunday 25th of June 2017 - 2pm @ St Georges, Travancore

Tickets: https://ticketbud.com/events/8b3764e0-ad62-11e6-9fa2-df87a78c16a6
Weekend Notes Review: http://www.weekendnotes.com/nimbus-trio-st-georges-anglican-church/

Cut Common Magazine: Making a Music Venue 106: Kitty Xiao, performer
Thursday 22nd of June 2017


Rehearsal Magazine: St George's Series: Nimbus Trio: Performing your own compositions
Thursday 15th of June 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne: 5x5x5
Tuesday 11th of April 2017 -

Saturday 11th of February 2017 - 8pm @ Rivoli Cinemas
World premier of film SOLUS, original music composed by Kitty Xiao.

Tilde New Music Festival
Melbourne, Australia

Saturday 21st of January 2017 @ Testing Grounds, Southbank
Performance of John Zorn's Cobra and  A special thing on amplified prepared piano with Hannah Reardon Smith (flute), Kevan Atkins (prepared Rhodes), Martin Koszolko (electronics), Testing Grounds. 

Beat the Rush
Austin, TX
Thursday 19th of January 2017
 @ The Blanton Museum of Art
Akurra performed at Beat the Rush, a series of gallery concerts at The Blanton Museum of Art.

Tilde New Music Academy
Melbourne, Australia
15th of January to 20th of January 2017 @ The Channel, Arts Centre Melbourne. 

Composer residency.

Nimbus Trio record Novum at Move Records
Melbourne, Australia
Saturday 10th and 17th of December 2016

Nimbus Trio record Novum.

Natasha Lin perform St George's
Melbourne, Australia
Sunday 20th of November 2016 - 2pm @ St George's, Travancore

Australian premier of 'Night Bloom' performed by Natasha Lin.

ABC Classic FM: Australian Art Orchestra Creative Music Intensive 2016
Thursday 10th of November 2016
Broadcast of Solstice II on ABC Classic FM.
Listen to podcast:

PLEXUS at Beleura House
Victoria, Australia
31st of October 2016
 - Beleura House, Mornington
World premier of Solstice I commissioned and performed by PLEXUS. 

Australian Art Orchestra Creative Music Intensive 2016 concert
Tasmania, Australia
15th of September 2016

World premier of Solstice II performed by CMI Australian Art Orchestra.

Performance at MONA with Australian Art Orchestra CMI
Tasmania, Australia
11th of September 2016 - MONA, Tasmania

Australian Art Orchestra Creative Music Intensive 2016
5th of September to 16th of September 2016 - Tarraleah, Tasmania

3MBS: Melbourne in Concert
3rd of July 2016
Nimbus (2013), Nipper (2015) & Emei (2016) performed by Nimbus Trio, broadcasted on 3MBS as part of Melbourne in Concert series alongside works by Australian composers Carol Dixon, Ben Bates, Sarah Thomposon and Hana Zreikat.

Keep Composers Weird 2016 concert
Austin, TX
14th of May 2016 - The Museum of Human Achievement

World premier of Akurra (2016).

Cacophony Records
Austin, TX
12th of May 2016

Recording of Akurra at Cacophony Recorders with Grammy award winner Erik Wofford in Austin, Texas.

Keep Composers Weird
Austin, TX
8th of May to 16th of May 2016

Resident composer.

Classical Music Kegger
San Antonio, TX
7th of May 2016
- Renewable Republic
World premier of Night Bloom (2016) for piano.

2016 International 'Maurice Ravel' Composition Competition
9th of April 2016
Announced as semi-finalist.

Composer's Concert
Melbourne, Australia
3rd of April 2016
- St Stephen's Anglican Church
Nimbus Trio perform works by Kitty Xiao, including world premier of Emei (2016) for flute, violin & piano.
Read concert review here:

20th of March 2016

World premier of film TORN, original music composed by Kitty Xiao.

3MBS: The Talent
18th of August 2015

Nimbus Trio perform world premier of Novum inspired by Australian photographer Jane Brown's 'Bushfire Landscape II, Lake Mountain Victoria' from series Australian Gothic.

Nimbus Trio perform 24 Moons
Melbourne, Australia
4th of July 2015
- 24 Moons, Northcote
Nimbus Trio perform Kitty's original works.

Nimbus Trio perform Open Studio
Melbourne, Australia
10th of July 2015
- Open Studio, Northcote
Nimbus Trio perform Kitty's original works.

3MBS: The Talent
6th of May 2015
Nimbus Trio perform Kitty's original works and world premier of Nipper inspired by Australian photographer Narelle Autio's series Nipper I, II, III.

Victorian College of the Arts: Composition for Film and Television
15th of November 2014

Completed course with Mark Buys.

2013 Music Society of Victoria's David Henkels Composition Award
27th of October 2013

Winner of the 2013 Music Society of Victoria's David Henkels Composition Award. Kitty performs award winning composition Nimbus (2013) for flute, violin & piano, at Deakin Edge, Federation Square in Melbourne with Nimbus Trio. Performance broadcasted live on 3MBS. 

24th of September 2013 - Recording of own composition 'Ballad' for Violoncello at SoundWorks Music Studio.

20th of July 2013 - Adjudicating the Piano Sections at Geelong Eistedfodd in Victoria.

20th of June 2013 - Completed Film Score for Cervine Chronicle, Director: Ho Rui An. Released 2013, United Kingdom.

14th of October 2012 - Recording session of solo piano piece Lynch's Lullaby composed by Danish composer Signe Lykke. Recorded at The Royal Danish Academy of Music by sound engineer Bjorn Gjessing.

10th of September 2012  - Piano Recital. Performing works by Schubert, Ravel and Liebermann. Peacock Room, King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College Greenwich, London. 

16th of June 2012 - 'The Night of the Unexpected’, Spitalfields Music Festival, London. Performing Hoketus by Louis Andriessen. Bishopgate Institute.
1st of May 2012 - Mozart’s Festival Series. Performing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 15 in B flat major KV 450Theatre Studio, King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College Greenwich, London.

21st of March 2012 - Rude Health Concert, Performing The state she was in when she got home (2012). Composition in collaboration with cellist Miriam Wakeling and composers Signe Lykke and Soosan Lolavar, Theatre Studio, King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College Greenwich, London.
23rd of February 2012 - Piano Trio Recital. Notting Hill Piano Trio Series. Performing Beethoven’s Archduke Trio and Schumann’s Fantasiestucke Op. 88. St. Johns Church Notting Hill, London.

2nd of June 2011 - Brighton Fashion Week: Frocks Show - Sarina Poppy Design. Performing Silence (2012) for piano, composed by Kitty Xiao in collaboration with Elysium dancers and live film. St. Martins Church Brighton, UK.