"If you are going to do something, do it well. This might the be ethos of the young Perth-based composer Alex Turley"   —  Partial Durations


The music of Perth composer Alex Turley has been described as “yearning...illustrative” (Classic Melbourne), “introverted” (The West Australian) and “unapologetically pretty” (Partial Durations). With a focus on atmospheric textures, vivid colours and slowly evolving gestures, Turley's works have been commissioned by musical artists across Australia and beyond. 

Recent works by Turley have been performed by the Melbourne Symphony OrchestraWest Australian Symphony OrchestraVoycesNaya ChoraleSoundstream CollectivePerth Symphony OrchestraMaverick Saxophone Quartet, and Grey Wing Ensemble. He has composed original scores for theatre and film featured in the Perth Fringe World FestivalMelbourne International Comedy FestivalRevel8 Film Festival. His music has been broadcast on ABC Classic FM3MBS (Melbourne) and RTRFM (Perth). 

In 2017, Turley is working on new music for Argo (QLD), Intercurrent (WA), Jacobus Capone (WA), and the Penrith Symphony Orchestra (NSW).

A full bio can be found here.