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Christina Higham is an award winning post classical composer, pianist and collaborator based in Melbourne/Naarm.  Through her emotive and transcendent live performances and intimate, carefully crafted recordings Christina seeks to express the inexpressible. Exploring the the strangeness, beauty,  and heartbreak of life on earth, and telling stories through song that encourage human connection.  Her solo piano music has captured the imagination of listeners around the globe and her pieces have been played by piano players worldwide.

 Her creative practice has also expanded to include a fascination with found sounds, and responding honestly, moment by moment, often through free improvisation, to the sonic landscapes of the natural world. 

Christina has and released solo piano music with 1631 Recordings and Decca Publishing, NYC label Sonder House, Silent Beat records of Germany, and has appeared on numerous piano compilations including Benidorm Universal (Connexxion Films), The Minimal Piano series (Blue Spiral Records) , Recollections Vol I & II (Sonder House) and The Piano Cloud Series (1631 Recordings). Her most popular single The Coldest Day of the Year, (2019) has been streamed more than 3 million times.


Christina's collaborative project, Nomads Like Us  was created in 2019. Their original live audio visual performance for film and two pianos, "The Unravelling" was awarded Best Music Show at the 2019 Melbourne Fringe Festival, and Best in Music at the 2022 Sydney Fringe Festival. 


Recipients of the City of Melbourne Arts Grants in 2023, Nomads Like Us  expanded of the world of The Unravelling, with the creation of a new work for two pianos and two cellos - BABY UNIVERSE. In collaboration with cellists Anita Quayle and Ffion Stoakes,  BABY UNIVERSE, was premiered live at the Melbourne Recital Centre, in November 2023.


Christina is currently working on a number of solo and collaborative composition and performance projects, including her first LP.

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