Gareth Farr at the 2010 Arts Foundation Laureate Awards

Composer and Percussionist Gareth Farr was one of five artists recognised with an Arts Foundation Laureate Award in 2010.  This footage is taken from the awards ceremony.

Gareth talks about his work as a percussionist and his desire as a composer to write works that allow percussionists to have more involvement in orchestral pieces.  He is in conversation with Kate Mead.

Gareth Farr is recognised as one of New Zealand's most versatile and successful contemporary composers and as a skilled percussionist.  He is also known for his alter ego, Lilith Lacroix.

Please excuse the shakey cinematography!