[24] Ayres wrote about Danger Music for The Guardian; "Moving to a war zone was better than living with what was in my head" appeared on Sunday 24 September 2017, essentially an except from the book (p. In 2015, Ayres moved to Kabul where he began teaching violin, viola and cello at the Afghanistan National Institute of Music. I suppressed this for so long, now I feel I can't wait. [3] In the same year, he taught at the Melbourne Girls Grammar School[1] and taught cello to a wide range of private students. Emma Ayres on The Viola: A big violin, a small cello, or just a joke? Eadric was born Emma, and transitioned just before his fiftieth birthday. He is notable for his work on the Australian ABC Classic FM radio station, as well as for his numerous charitable efforts. 5). He is notable for his work on the Australian ABC Classic FM radio station, as well as for his numerous charitable efforts. (View our privacy policy here.). Subscribe to the Wheeler Weekly for the latest on our upcoming events, broadcasts and notes from our website, and previews of events and presenters from our programme. [2], Ayres was a professional viola player for 12 years—including eight years performing with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. Facebook은 소통을 통해 하나로 연결되는 세상을 만들어 갑니다. Subscribe to the Wheeler Weekly for the latest and best from the Wheeler Centre, direct to your inbox — events, news, notes, broadcasts and more. continuing connection to land, culture, community and story. In October Eddie spoke with Jon Faine at an event at the Wheeler Centre about his music and personal life and his 2017 book Danger Music. Eddie Ayres. [6], On 30 June 2014, Ayres announced[7] that he would be leaving at the end of the year. Eddie Ayres님과 다른 지인들과의 연락을 위해 Facebook에 가입하세요. He said that he had first realised he was a man during a cycling trip in Pakistan in 2013 in a "total beam of light" moment one evening while watching the film Boys Don't Cry. Story Box Library acknowledges the traditional owners of country throughout Australia and their [2] In 2012 Ayres appeared on Big Ideas Talking with Professor Andrew Schultz, composer and head of the school of Arts and the Media at UNSW, and music psychologist Associate Professor Emery Schubert, on insights into composition and emotional responses to music. Ed Ayres is a writer, music teacher and broadcaster. Eadric Ayres is named after Eadric the Wild, a resistance fighter in England after 1066. Better late than never. View our privacy policy. We pay our respects to elders past He was born on the White Cliffs of Dover and began playing violin when he was eight years old. [18] Danger Music was launched in Brisbane at the Avid Reader bookshop in West End on 27 September 2017. He was born on the White Cliffs of Dover and began playing violin when he was eight years old. Click here to find out more. [1] In 2001, he began presenting the classical music breakfast show on the Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) station in Hong Kong. In 2016, in an interview with freelance journalist Danielle Moylan published in the Sydney Morning Herald, Ayres came out as a transgender man. In his last three months in Afghanistan, after he returned from his mastectomy, he began living as a man, riding motorcycles around Kabul wearing blue jeans and a black leather jacket over a white T-shirt. [15][16], Ayres received Australian citizenship in 2010.[17]. Born in Dover, Ayres grew up in Shrewsbury, England. The book ends back in Australia with Eddie's first testosterone injection to initiate the chemical change to a man. Eventually Eadric's adventurous spirit demanded more, and he moved to Afghanistan to teach music there for a year. Free speech, human rights & social issues, Faith and Culture: The Politics of Belief. "[18] Ayres had written about gender several times in his 2014 memoir, Cadence: Travels with music - a memoir, narrating his experiences of being thought of as a man during his bicycle travels in countries such as Pakistan. [1], Ayres moved from Hong Kong to Australia in February 2003,[1] living in Melbourne and cycling to work each day. He studied music in Manchester, Berlin and London, played viola professionally in the UK and Hong Kong and moved to Australia in 2003. [1] He graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and did further studies at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, where he received a DAAD scholarship, the Royal Academy in London, with the assistance of a Countess of Munster scholarship, and the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne. [19] It was during this time Ayres decided she was destined to be a transgender man after watching the film Boys Don't Cry. In 2000, he raised money by making a twelve-month cycling trip from Shropshire in England to Hong Kong. [2], From 4 February 2008, Ayres began presenting the Classic Breakfast program on ABC Classic FM. Event in Brisbane, QLD, Australia by Avid Reader Bookshop on Wednesday, September 27 2017 Eddie Ayres is a writer, music teacher and broadcaster. Eddie Ayres (born 1967) is a musician, music teacher and radio presenter. [10] Lunchbox/Soapbox at the Wheeler Centre in January 2015 featured Ayres presenting The Viola: A big violin, a small cello, or just a joke?[11]. [5] It is described in GoodReads as intercontinental cycling adventure, music guide, "provocative, intelligent, surprising and funny". Join Facebook to connect with Eddie Ayres and others you may know. Eadric's big desire in life is to introduce classical music to as many different people as possible, so for ten years he worked as a broadcaster with the ABC, ultimately presenting the popular breakfast programme. Eadric Ayres is named after Eadric the Wild, a resistance fighter in England after 1066. It tells the story of Emma cycling her way from England to Hong Kong with a violin strapped to her back. Ayres has been involved in a number of charitable efforts. Eddie Ayres. Eddie is the presenter of ABC Classic’s weekend breakfast show. [5] In July 2014, as Emma, he appeared on the Musica Viva channel with an interview to camera: Chamber Music & Me. The Wheeler Centre Storytelling Gala: 2020 Hindsight, The Wheeler Centre Gala 2017: Stories for the Dead. 이름이 Eddie Ayres인 사람들의 프로필을 확인해보세요. [1][2] In 2011 he raised over $11,000 for the victims of the floods in Queensland by performing a number of public buskings in Sydney and Melbourne. Eddie has written three books – Cadence, about his journey by bicycle from England to Hong Kong with only a violin for company, Danger Music, describing his year teaching music in Afghanistan, and a children’s book, Sonam and the Silence. 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Eadric grew up in England, studied music and has adventured throughout the world as a viola and cello player. He studied music in … [22][23] On 17 November he appeared at Avid Reader's first Summer Reading Guide launch of the 2017 season with author Robert Whyte in presentations followed by a joint discussion. Ed Ayres is a writer, music teacher and broadcaster. With Alison Lester, Archie Roach, Eddie Ayres and 7 others, With Maria Katsonis, Nevo Zisin, and Eddie Ayres, With Eko Supriyanto, Candy Bowers, Deborah Cheetham and 9 others, With Rebecca Jessen, Quinn Eades, Eddie Ayres and 1 other. [5], Cadence is an autobiographical story of Ayres' life and thoughts during his bicycle travels. Eadric grew up in England, studied music and has adventured throughout the world as a viola and cello player. Eddie Ayres is a writer, music teacher and broadcaster. [13][14], In 2019, Ayres returned to ABC Classic to present Weekend Breakfast. [8] In October 2014, ABC FM radio's Classic Breakfast website announced that "After six years as the presenter ... Emma Ayres had chosen to hang up her headphones and move on to new adventures. View the profiles of people named Eddie Ayres. He is currently working on a new book about the benefits of music in our lives. He was born on the White Cliffs of Dover and began playing violin when he was eight years old. It is also a journey through the music that inspired her. He was born on the White Cliffs of Dover and began playing violin when he was eight years old. [12], In 2017, Ayres moved back to Australia, and now lives in Brisbane, teaching cello, violin and viola. and present. "[9] Ellen Fanning had been announced since September 2014 as Ayres' (temporary) successor. [20], Danger Music[21] is an autobiographical account dealing with Ayres' experiences and feelings during his time from early 2015 at Afghanistan's National Institute of Music in Kabul, leading up to his decision to fully transition to male gender. In 2016 he gave an extended interview on The Weekly with Charlie Pickering. Eddie was born Emma, and transitioned just before his 50th birthday. [25], Emma busks for the Queensland Floods - Hyde Park, Sydney, "Music Details for Monday 4 February 2008", "Emma Ayres' memoir an insight into classical mind", "Emma Ayres leaving Classic FM breakfast", "Lunchbox/Soapbox: Emma Ayres on The Viola: A big violin, a small cello, or just a joke? He studied music in Manchester, Berlin and London, played viola professionally in the UK and Hong Kong and moved to Australia in 2003.

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