Richard Haynes is a member of ELISION Ensemble (Australia), PRAESENZ (Switzerland/ Germany) and Stroma (NZ), works as a freelance musician with 175 East (NZ), CIKADA (Norway), Ensemble Modern (Germany), Klangforum Wien (Austria) and musikFabrik (Germany) at festivals such as Paris Autumn Festival, Warsaw Autumn, MaerzMusik Berlin, Ultraschall Berlin, Festival Musica Strasbourg and the Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne International Arts Festivals; as an improviser and on solo projects (Listen my secret fetish and Ramparts of the Heavens) at festivals in Auckland, Hong Kong, Leipzig, Liverpool, London and Melbourne. With Stroma and 175 East, Richard has performed as a soloist in works by Richard Barrett (knospend-gespaltener), Aaron Cassidy (asphyxia), James Gardner (a study for voicing doubts), Gy?_rgy Kurt??g (Kr?_o Gy?_rgy), Michael Norris (tesser?_...interstices), Giacinto Scelsi (Kya), Jeroen Speak (Epiesodos and Silk Dialogue VI), Iannis Xenakis (??change) and Isang Yun (Piri), has been part of first performances of works by Helen Bowater, David Downes, Samuel Holloway, Jenny McLeod and John Young, including those during the 2007 Asia-Pacific Composers??? League Festival (Wellington) and NZ Music Month 2009, as well as performances in Auckland and Christchurch. Richard has been a featured artist at the 2008 Sound Invention Convention, Auckland.