Leonard Weiss

Composition

Leonard is an award-winning composer who is regularly commissioned for short film scores, solo carillon pieces and works for other ensembles. Highlights of Leonard's recent compositions include Three Reflections, commssioned by the National Capital Authority in 2014 and premiered in Ypres, Belgium as part of the World Carillon Congress; a soundscape to unveil the Musica Viva 2015 concert season in October 2014; the score to The Machine, winner of the Mix 106.3 Award for Best Original Music at the Lights! Canberra! Action! 2014 short film festival; Six-String Suite, commissioned by the Canberra Classical Guitar Society in 2012; The Bells of Nyx, winner of the 2011 Carillon Composition Competition and recipient of the Canberra Audience Choice Award, performed by Lyn Fuller; and Electric Toast, used as the advertising music for the Z-26 Musical Tesla Coil.

Leonard also frequently orchestrates and arranges pieces for a variety of orchestral and choral performances.

Music Purchases

To purchase original pieces, please contact Leonard. Discounts are available for community organisations.

Film Scores

Score to The Ferryman (2015). Finalist in the Lights! Canberra! Action! 2015 short film festival.

Score to The Machine (2014). Awarded the Mix 106.3 Award for Best Original Music at the Lights! Canberra! Action! 2014 short film festival.

Score to Conveyance (2008). Finalist in the 2008 Canberra Short Film Festival.

Solo Carillon

Three Reflections (2014). Commissioned by the National Capital Authority and premiered in Ypres, Belgium, as part of the World Carillon Congress.

The Bells of Nyx (2011). Awarded First Place and the Canberra Audience Choice Prize in the 2011 National Carillon Composition Competition.


Guitar Orchestra

Six-String Suite (2012). Commissioned by the Canberra Classical Guitar Society and first performed in a Combined Concert in Sydney, Australia.

8-Bit Holdup (2012). Performed by the WA Classical Guitar Society and the Canberra Grammar School Guitar Orchestra in both Canberra and Perth, Australia.


Tesla Coils

Electric Toast (2009). Advertising music for the Z-26 Musical Tesla Coil.