Fiona Hill is a composer specialising in electroacoustics and immersive sound. Described as having “powerful emotional impact” (The Advertiser), she often explores the dichotomy between the natural and industrial worlds, attempting to find the beauty and resilience of the human psyche where worlds collide. Currently undertaking a PhD at Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Fiona is a graduate from the Master of Arts Screen Music program at the Australian Film Television and Radio School. Awards include the APRA AGSC women in screen music mentorship (2019), APRA AMCOS Art Music Fund (2018), Ensemble Offspring’s Noisy Women Commission (2017) and an Australia Council grant to study electroacoustics at IRCAM (2009).
Recent projects include the electroacoustic work Imago recorded by Lamorna Nightingale and Jane Sheldon as part of the Other Voices project, Out of the Darkness for Alicia Crossley’s upcoming album Bass Instincts, Pentography premiered by Ensemble Offspring at the Sydney Opera House Utzon Room and private commission Romancing the Dragon. Earlier projects include commissions for Zephyr String Quartet, The Firm concert series and Sydney Dance Company's PPY.