unnamed.jpg

Hamish Upton

Hamish is passionate about repertoire traversing a range of acoustic and electronic mediums.

Hamish thrives on collaborating with chamber musicians, and is a percussionist in the BOLT ensemble. In 2019, he will perform in Argonaut Ensemble at BIFEM, and he has played with Elision Ensemble, Speak Percussion and Ensemble Offspring.

In February 2018, Hamish launched Ossicle Duo with Benjamin Anderson (Bass Trombone). Ossicle Duo are 2019 Local Heroes at the Melbourne Recital Centre, and won the contemporary masters prize for their performance of Mauricio Kagel’s L’art Bruit.

Hamish is a member of Ad Lib Collective, working with fellow musicians on collaborative projects including educational outreach programs, and performances.