• TV Interview – Strasbourg, France

    Interview @ World Sax Congress – Strasbourg About the world premiere of First Light at Uluru for saxophone orchestra at Place Kléber in Strasbourg & Terra Obscura: Concerto for Saxophone. WATCH Boulevard des Productions Television https://vimeo.com/146620140

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  • PhD research: Dual role of a composer‐performer

    France – 11 July 2015: Lecture presentation 11:15-12pm – Cité de la Musique et de la Danse (Salle 19), Strasbourg Conservatoire. http://webtv.saxopen.com/event/the-dual-role-of-a-composer-performer-and-new-australian-music/ Featuring my Saxophone Concerto Terra Obscura: http://www.you...

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  • PhD Composer research

    In 2017, interviews + rehearsals with composer Bruce Crossman on his new piece dedicated to Peter Sculthorpe, Dying of the Light. About the Music Dr Bruce Crossman writes: My purpose in writing this piece was to create a work for my colleague—Katia Beaugeais—that captured the meditative stillness...

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  • First Light at Uluru – QLD Saxophone orchestra

    In preparation for the big premiere in France, the QLD Sax Orchestra have been working hard preparing my latest new piece. http://webtv.saxopen.com/event/the-australian-saxophone-orchestra-performance-2/ http://qldsaxorchestra.com/ Program Note First Light at Uluru (2015) for saxophone orchestra ...

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  • October 2014

    After a number of hard-working months and sleepless nights, my new saxophone concerto, Terra Obscura came to life! Such a rewarding experience to see my concerto evolve during the rehearsal process and a wonderful experience to work with conductor Daryl Pratt and the SCM Modern Music Ensemble. Th...

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  • Sydney Con Centenary Commissioning Project

    Katia Beaugeais’s Terra Obscura: Concerto for Saxophone (2014) was composed for the Conservatorium Centenary Commissioning Project, as part of the prize for winning the 2010 ISCM-IAMIC International Young Composer Award. It was premiered on 6 September 2014, by the Sydney Conservatorium Mod...

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  • May 2014

    I am in the middle of composing my Sax Concerto. My aim for the saxophone part is to include loud, fast, virtuosic, soloistic passages as well as showcase the saxophone’s pure, lyrical sonorous tones.

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  • February 2014

    This month I will be organising a recording session for my Song Cycle trio piece. Afternoon at the Orangerie was performed in December by Yvette Goodchild (viola) of Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Grevillea Ensemble – Wendy Dixon (soprano) & David Miller (piano) of the Sydney Conservator...

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  • January 2014

    Currently composing a piece for the Grevillea ensemble: Wendy Dixon (soprano), Yvette Goodchild (viola), David Miller (piano). My aim is to compose a Song cycle that features all instruments independently. Since I have the amazing opportunity to work with such a wonderful violist, I will be compo...

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  • Awarded an Alumni Scholarship!

    Aug 2013 – University of Sydney Alumni Scholarship Only 6 Alumni scholarships (top-up scholarship) were awarded across the whole university for academic excellence and outstanding research candidates. Thank you to University of Sydney for recognising all my performance and composition achie...

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