Our next event… JAMES GREENING House Concert and QandA

when :: Thursday April 8th 2021 from 7pm – 9pm. Australia’s funkiest Trombonist James Greening http://www.jamesgreening.net is an award winning Sydney based jazz musician who has been composing and playing forever… In groups like The Catholics and The World According To James he has wowed Australian audiences for over 4 decades.

how much :: For this concert event we have a suggested donation of $20 at the door.

where :: 27 Armidale St Norwood, Launceston

who :: This month our featured artist is Australia’s funkiest trombonist James Greening – with Steve Brien on guitar, Corey Gilham on bass, and Spike Mason on saxophone.

what :: We meet regularly on the 2nd Thursday evening of each month.
Come along and meet with us as we discuss all things COMPOSING… Any people interested in being a Musical Composer are welcome to join us. Feel free to bring an instrument to play music with us. Or talk with us about composing, process, technique, tools and gear. Or just sit quietly and listen, taking it all in…

You can listen to our previous sonic explorations on our SoundCloud page ==> https://soundcloud.com/composerscage

The format of the evenings will include variations of non compulsory events including

:: listening to, and a discussion about, a piece of music that has inspired one of our members

:: work shopping and playing a music idea that is brought to us by one of our members

:: playing a written piece of music brought in by one of our featured artists or improvising on our instruments

:: talking and laughing with snacks and refreshments…


Who we are / What we do

Karlin Love and Spike Mason are two of the many composers who live in the musically vibrant city of Launceston in Tasmania.

Composer’s Cage is a community of artists who meet every month to listen to, play, and talk about new music and it’s composition.

We enjoy creating sounds that make our ears happy.

We enjoy listening to sounds that make our brains happy.

We like to know what sounds make each of us happy.