Tess Said So is the creative partnership between musicians Will Larsen and Rasa Daukus.
Will is an ARIA award winning percussionist, drummer and composer from Melbourne, Australia. He has worked for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Opera Australia, Orchestra Victoria, The Australian Ballet, and toured throughout Europe and Asia. He has played for José Carreras, Mikis Theodorakis, Bryn Terfel, The Bolshoi Ballet, The Kirov Ballet, The New York Ballet and k d lang. Will has also worked on several movie scores, including “Hero Mars” by Californian director Skyler Cooper, "At World's End" for Danish director Tomas Villum Jensen, and "Mary and Max" by Academy Award winning director Adam Elliot. In 2012, Will won Best Score at the Los Angeles Movie Awards for his music on “Juliana’s Story,” directed by Angelique Papadelias.
Rasa is a pianist and composer from Canberra, Australia, and is the Director of Music at the University of Canberra. Her current research focuses on multimedia applications of classical music in popular culture, drawing on postgraduate work in visual art, design and music technology. As a pianist she has specialised in contemporary classical ensemble repertoire, and credits her main teachers – Larry Sitsky and John Luxton in Australia, and Jeffrey Jacob in the USA – in helping shape her interpretive direction. Rasa has also worked on the Australian development, production and distribution of various strategic and international record labels including RCA/Ariola, Arista and Deconstruction Records while at BMG Music.
Comments by Tess Said So
This is like dreaming...
@nicola-fornasari: Thank you Nicola!
@thepianoguy: Thank you - so glad you like it!
Love the space and stillness
Mesmerising and gentle; just beautiful
@nhunglovesmusic: Thank you so much!!