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1990 MMus (Victoria University)

1990 Double Edge premiere Piano Duo at Alice Tully Hall, New York.

1992 Evelyn Glennie and Philip Smith perform Matre’s Dance at NZ Festival

1994 Quadruple Percussion Concerto premiered by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra with Evelyn Glennie, Robert Gmachl, Gunar Fras, and Norbert Rabanser

1994 Rhythm Spike premiered by Peter Jablonski at the New Zealand Festival

1995 Island Songs premiered by the Kandinsky Ensemble in Wellington, New Zealand.

1996 Abhisheka premiered by the New Zealand String Quartet

1997 Stream 3 premiered by the New Juilliard Ensemble directed by Joel Sachs, at the Lincoln Centre, New York.

1998 Seikilos premiered by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Young, at Greyfriar’s Kirk, Edinburgh.

1998 Te Papa Fanfare performed as first visitors enter the Museum of New Zealand. Ceremonial music for the official opening of Te Papa, the Museum of New Zealand (Fanfare)

1999 Susan Achilles premieres Jettatura at the MM::99 Festival, Ludenscheid

1999 Rhythm Spike album released by Rattle Records

1999 Classical CD of the Year - Rhythm Spike

2000 Omnifenix premiered by Michael Brecker and Masimilliano Guono (drumset) with the Orchestra Sinfonica dell’Emilia Romagna ‘Toscanini’ conducted by Marcello Rota, Bologna.

2001 Quadruple Percussion Concerto performed at the Klangspuren Schwaz Festival in Austria, by Evelyn Glennie, Robert Gmachl, Gunar Fras, and Norbert Rabanser

2001 Psyzygysm premiered by Pedro Carneiro and Stroma at the NZ Festival, Wellington.

2002 View From Olympus premiered by the Halle Orchestra conducted by Sir Mark Elder, with Evelyn Glennie and Philip Smith, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

2002 SOUNZ Contemporary Award for View From Olympus double concerto

2002 Orpheus in Rarohenga premiered by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Orpheus Choir, Jenny Wollerman, Richard Greager, and David Hamilton. 

2003 Fragments album released by Trtust Records

2003 Classical CD of the Year Fragments

2003 Three Psalms premiered by Stephen Gosling and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Judd

2003 Awarded Arts Laureate of NZ

2004 Zeibekiko concert premiered in Amsterdam by the Netherlands Blazers Ensemble with Mano Achalinotopoulos and Vagelis Karipis.

2004 Zeibekiko Album released by NBE Live

2004 Composer for the Athens 2004 Opening and Closing Ceremonies

2004 SOUNZ Contemporary Award for Three Psalms piano concerto

2005 Awarded Officer of the Order of New Zealand Merit

2005 One Study One Summary premiered by Pedro Carneiro at the Rhythm Sticks Festival, London

2005 Zahara premiered by Federico Mondelci, and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Atherton.

2006 View From Olympus CD and DVD released by Rattle Records

2006 Helix premiered by the New Zealand Piano Trio

2007 Classical CD of the Year - View From Olympus

2007 A Cool Wind premiered by the Takacs Quartet

2007 Planet Damnation premiered by Laurence Reese and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Edo de Waart 

2008 Olympiad XXVIII premiered by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in the Forbidden City, Beijing.

2008 Premiere of Little Bushman with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

2009 Djinn premiered by Pedro Carneiro and Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei

2009 Serj Tankian’s Elect the Dead Symphony premiered by the Auckland Philharmonia conducted by Hamish McKeich

2010 Ukiyo album released by Rattle Records

2010 Super-City Fanfare performed as part of the Inaugural Ceremony of Auckland’s Super City.

2010 Good For Nothing feature film released

2010 Elect the Dead Symphony album released 

2010 Little Bushman Live in Concert with the NZSO album released

2010 The New Zeibekiko premiered with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Petros Kourtis, and Manos Achalinotopoulos

2011 In the South, eBook score collaboration with Salman Rushdie, launched.

2011 View From Olympus feature documentary

2011 Helix album released on Rattle Records

2011 Flight on Light album released on Rattle Records

2011 Kyoto premiered by the Ju Percussion Group, Taiwan.

2011 Harvest Suite, with Adam Page, premiered in Wellington

2011 Pounamu, with Warren Maxwell, premiered with the Auckland Philharmonia

2012 Good For Nothing (OST) album released

2012 My Love Awakes and The Pain Will Find Us, premiered by Lara St John.

2012 Mantis: The Music of Drew Menzies album released on Rattle Records

2013 White Lies (OST) album released on Rattle Records

2013 White Lies feature film released

2013 Between Zero and One premiered by Strike 

2014 Awarded Higer Doctorate from Victoria University in Wellington

2014 Penelope Waiting, collaboration with Tarek Assam, premiered in Germany

2014 Dialogos featuring the Chris Mason-Batley Group, premiered at Auckland Arts Festival

2014 Calls Me collaboration with The Nudge

2014 100 Years with Serj Tankian, released online.

2015 Dialogos, album released on Rattle Records

2016 No Man’s Land feature film and live show premiere

2017 No Man's Land album released online

2017 Cloud Folk premiered by Eastman Percussion Group at PASIC 2017

2018 Voices at the End, partial premiere at Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh.