Allison Wright 





Allison Wright (1993, AUS) is a composer, arranger, producer, sound designer and trumpet player living in Melbourne, Australia. Since finishing her performance studies at the Australian National Academy of Music, Allison enjoys a diverse career as a collaborative musician and freelance trumpet player, performing with major orchestras and production companies as well as working as a composer, arranger, producer and sound artist on independent creative projects and commissions. Allison is has been a fellow of many national and international festivals and residencies, notably the Bang on a Can Summer Festival (2016), Eighth Blackbird's Creative Lab (2018) and Melbourne Electronic Sound Studio's (MESS) Professional Development Course 2018. 

In addition, Allison has been releasing original electronic music under the pseudonyms Cosmic Latte, Mixed Emotions and No Compliments since 2009. Allison is a founding member of cross media improv trio Chaos Hands. Allison is currently undertaking her masters degree in Live Electronics at the Conservatorium of Amsterdam.




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Ensembles & performance history


Phantom Panda Power Wizard Master Smasher 
Mares (guest)
Peachnoise (guest)
WatchThis (Sondheim Company) (2012- present)
Yarra Brass Quintet (2014-present)
Canzona Brass (2011- present)

Casual engagements:
Orchestra Victoria (2012-present)
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (2013-present)
The Australian Ballet (2012-present)
Opera Australia (2012-present)
Victorian Opera (2012-present)
The Production Company (2016-present)
Darwin Symphony Orchestra (2014-present)

Notable appearances:
Canberra International Festival of Music 2012
SoftSoftLoud Festival 2014
Australian Chamber Orchestra- Melbourne Festival 2014
Homophonic- Midsumma Festival (2013, 2017, 2018)
Aeolus Internation Competition for Winds 2013 (Dusseldorf)
Bang on a Can Summer Festival 2016 (MASS MoCA, MA) 
Eighth Blackbird's Creative Lab 2017 (Ojai, California)