Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Elder Conservatorium of Music
Faculty of Arts
David John Lang is a composer, writer and conductor. He is interested in telling stories through music, either in his own compositions or through his writing of concert program notes for other people's music. For his current research, he is exploring the capacity of "theme and variation" form to carry musical narratives in his own creative practice as a composer.
David writes music for orchestras, choirs, singers and instrumentalists and has been commissioned and performed by many individuals and organisations around Australia. He plays trumpet in the Adelaide Wind Orchestra and is a freelance writer of program notes for classical music concerts.
Date Position Institution name 2011 Library assistant University of Adelaide 2010 Composer (freelance) 2010 Writer (freelance)
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2010 Fellowship AYO Music Presentation Fellowship Australian Youth Orchestra Australia —
Date Institution name Country Title 2007 - 2012 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Music Studies (Composition) - First Class Honours
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