- Samuel Holloway
- Born: 1981
- Fully Represented SOUNZ Composer
Samuel Holloway (b. 1981) is an Auckland based composer.
His musical work has been performed by prominent artists and ensembles including the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Mark Menzies, Stroma, the NZTrio, 175 East, members of the Luxembourg Sinfonietta, and Stephen De Pledge.
His music has appeared at such festivals as the ISCM-ACL World Music Days 2007, the 2008 NZ International Festival of the Arts, and the 2010 Dartington International Summer School, and broadcast in New Zealand and overseas.
In 2006 he was awarded the Composers Association of New Zealand Trust Fund Award, and in February 2007 was awarded the 19th ACL Yoshiro Irino Memorial Prize at the Asia Pacific Festival. In November 2007 he represented New Zealand at the ACL/ISCM World Music Days in Hong Kong, and was awarded first prize in the ACL Young Composer Competition for his work Stapes.
From July 2007-June 2008 Samuel was the visiting Composer in Residence at the Lilburn Residence in Thorndon, Wellington. In February 2009, he was awarded an APRA Professional Development Award.
Samuel studied at The University of Auckland with John Elmsly and Eve de Castro-Robinson where he was awarded his BMus (Hons) and his MMus with first class honours. He has lectured at The University of Auckland and currently lectures at Unitec, Auckland.
Samuel is a committee member of the Composers Association of New Zealand (CANZ), and is editor of the CANZ yearbook, Canzona. He was co-convenor of the CANZ Nelson Composers Workshop, an annual forum for the development of emerging composers, in 2008 and 2009. Samuel contributes regularly to Radio New Zealand Concert and is a contributing editor to the online arts journal The Lumière Reader.Source: Samuel Holloway, December 2010