2015 ENSEMBLE IN RESIDENCE at the Australian National University

The NOISE has been appointed

2015 Ensemble in Residence at

ANU School of Music in Canberra.


★★★★ “The NOISE is a

string quartet for the new century”

- Sydney Morning Herald

“Fantastic classical musicians ... a million miles away from classical music”

- FBi Radio

“The NOISE will bliss you out”

- Canberra Times

“Melodic, evocative, starkly beautiful”

★★★★ - Sydney Morning Herald

“An important concert for our time”

- Arts Hub

“String playing at its uncompromising best” - The BRAG

“Improvising mastery” ★★★★

- Sydney Morning Herald

To find out more about The NOISE’s individual members, visit their websites:

NOISE cellist Ollie Miller.

NOISE violinist, Mirabai Peart.

Photo:  Michael Wholley

SMH gives 4 STARS for “STREAM”.

“String Quartet The NOISE show improvising mastery

on Stream”

Sample / Listen / Purchasehttp://music.thenoise.com.au/

PHOTO: Peter Hislop

The concert took place at the Australian National University’s School of Music, for The NOISE’s 2015 ANU residency.

Review of The NOISE’s Canberra concert:

“The NOISE are a revolutionary new music ensemble...”

“Launching his first album as leader and composer, multi-instrumentalist and composer Paul Cutlan joins forces with ground-breaking string quartet The NOISE and bassist Brett Hirst. The major work entitled Across the Top (Tall Poppies label) is an extended suite inspired by Cutlan’s experiences travelling through the Kimberley region of North-West Australia.” Read more...

Across the Top is available from paulcutlan.com and tallpoppies.net


on Tall Poppies.


PAUL CUTLAN’S album for TALL POPPIES was launched in July and continues to garner positive reviews.


The NOISE is now on Spotify


SAT 19 AUGUST, 2017

Brisbane Powerhouse, Turbine Platform


The NOISE makes its Brisbane debut at the 2017 Restrung Festival, in a program featuring works from their 2015 album, Stream, along with works inspired by light artist, James Turrell, and Karlheinz Stockhausen.