Dr Hunter is a Lecturer and Composition Convenor at the ANU School of Music.

Dr Hunter is a composer with Scottish, German and Red River Métis heritage. He is a Scottish Gaelic speaker and studied Gaelic culture and music on the Hebridean Isle of South Uist. His work as a composer is based on open works, which encourage a fluid relationship between composer, score, and performer.

Research interests include anarchism, feminism and leftist politics in music composition, performance, and tertiary education; field recordings and climate science; open musical forms and notation; and collaborative multimedia performance. Dr Hunter is an autistic artist living with Crohn’s Disease, and is an active advocate for disability, access and inclusion in academia and the arts.

Fields of expertise



What’s the score: composing for video games

From the jaunty tunes of Super Mario to the tense Halo score, music plays an important role in…

1 November 2022

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