Jillian Rose Tymms
Jillian Rose Tymms is a dedicated female Australian composer, teacher, and musician, whose artistic journey has been guided by a deep passion for music and a profound connection to the world around her.
Jillian Rose Tymms is a dedicated female Australian composer, teacher, and musician, whose artistic journey has been guided by a deep passion for music and a profound connection to the world around her. With a solid foundation in music, Jillian embarked on her academic journey at Monash University, where she pursued a Bachelor's degree in Music, specialising in piano performance. During her undergraduate studies, she honed her technical skills, delving deep into the intricacies of musical theory and piano performance. This period of intensive musical education laid the groundwork for her future endeavours as a composer and musician.
Driven by a desire to share her passion for music and inspire the next generation of musicians, Jillian continued her academic pursuits, earning a Master of Primary and Secondary Teaching with a Major and Minor in Music at Deakin University. This degree not only equipped her with the pedagogical expertise to nurture young talent but also deepened her understanding of the profound impact that music education can have on students' lives.
As a composer, Jillian’s piano compositions transcend mere notes on a page into heartfelt expression of her innermost emotions and a reflection of the world she observes. Her compositions are a testament to her ability to craft musical narratives that capture the beauty, intricacy, and evocative power of life, nature, and history. Whether it's the delicate melodies that mirror the grace of nature or the powerful and often unusual harmonies that evoke the grandeur of historical epochs. Jillian’s dedication to music extends beyond the composition process. Jillian believes that music is not just a skill but a means of self-expression, a source of inspiration, and a conduit for connecting with the world.
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During the long still nights of the Covid pandemic, pianist Len Vorster, well-known as a thoughtful accompanist, spent most of his evenings listening to a wide array of music ranging from Schumann to Copland. He also spent a lot of time thinking about the music. These ruminations developed into the wide ranging, fascinating and beautiful program of 15 deep-rooted works.