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In April 2017 Margaret Brandman's 'Cosmic Wheel of the Zodiac' song cycle performed by Baritone Martin Cooke and the composer, was aired in two half-hour programs on Sydney radio station FINE MUSIC 102.5 FM. The DVD of these songs is now available. View the Performance and Recordings page for details.

September 2017: Margaret travels to Prague for a concert performance of her 'Cosmic Wheel of the Zodiac' song cycle by the Prague Mixed Choir at 7.30pm on the 14th of September in the concert hall of the Czech Music Museum. The choir will be recording the cycle for PARMA recordings. View the Performance and Recordings page for details.

Three new art songs in the collection titled 'From the Mountains to the Sea' for Mezzo-Soprano or Baritone voice and piano are now available. View the page for From the Mountains to the Sea for details.

Sensations recorded in the Czech Republic by the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra has been receiving a great deal of international airplay since it was released in May 2016. View the Performance and Recordings page for more information.

'Warm Winds in Havana' suite for Saxophone Quartet and Percussion, recorded in Cuba last year, has been on air on many Jazz Radio programs around the world and was featured on radio HRT Croatia on April 10th this year. ABRAZO compilation CD.


Photo Archive


Margaret & Joy

Margaret performing with Jazz stylist Joy Mulligan at the Grace Hotel in Sydney on Christmas Day 2010. 

Margaret being acknowledged by conductor Anthony Clarke on the occasion of the performance of her composition 'Undulations' by the Sydney Sinfonietta (November 2005) See Poster

Concert performers at the International Congress on Science, Culture and the Arts - Hawaii, June 2005.

Margaret with Jazz pianist and composer Joanne Brackeen who teaches at Berklee School of Music USA

Margaret with long time friend Jazz Pianist Kirk Lightsey in Paris (1996)

Margaret with Tony Caramia (from Eastman School of Music -USA) at Piano Pedagogy Conference - Adelaide, July 2005


Margaret with Australian Jazz Pianist and composer Kerin Bailey at Piano Pedagogy Conference - Adelaide, July 2005

Margaret with Sydney concert pianist Aaron McMillan, who has recorded Margaret's piano work 'Sonorities', on the occasion of the concert at Sydney Opera House - September 17, 2005

Margaret with Lorenzo Rositano, the young Australian tenor, who sang at a reception for Dame Joan Sutherland held at the Joan Sutherland Centre in Penrith, NSW, in October 2005. Lorenzo studied piano, ear-training and harmony with Margaret for several years. He will be performing in the school spectacular this year, for the third year in a row.

Margaret with concert pianist Professor Elise Sobol from New York who was one of Margaret's co-performers at the concert of artistic expression at the World Forum held at St Catherine's College, Oxford University UK on Friday the 7th of July, 2006.


Margaret with Don Ezard, the artist who over the past 15 years has drawn 'Dexter the Koala' for her series of books. More recently, Don Ezard was the Animation Supervisor and Lead Character Designer on the Animated Feature "Happy Feet". Happy Feet is an Australian animated movie about penguins in Antartica. In 2007 it won an Oscar for best animated feature.