Margery Smith



Margery Smith performed with Continuum Sax from 1999 to 2009. She is still involved with Continuum composing Lost Blues for Continuum Sax and Match Percussion in 2010 and is part of the creative team behind the collaboration between Clocked Out and Continuum Sax in October of 2011. (see New Music Network for details)

Margery is a Sydney-based performer, composer and improviser. She has studied clarinet and saxophone at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, as well as in Europe and the USA. Smith has performed with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the Australia Ensemble and the Canberra Wind soloists. Recently, she has written for Orchestra Victoria, Continuum Sax, and PACT Youth Theatre. Her career incorporates time spent lecturing at University of Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, composing, and various projects involving the use of improvisation and collaboration in educational and community contexts.
Margery was a founding member of Continuum Sax performing with the group from 1998-2009. Continuum Sax have on ongoing artistic relationship with Margery, performing her music and will be collaborating on improvisatory projects in 2010 and beyond.
For more information about Margery Smith go to: http://www.margerysmith.com