Peggy Polias is a composer, music engraver, curator and arts professional residing and working on Darug land in Sydney. She is currently undertaking a Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Her creative research under the supervision of Prof Liza Lim, focuses on themes of safety, secrecy, and journaling, in sound and the creative process. Polias was part of the Composing Women program in 2018-19. In early 2020, Polias worked with The Riot Ensemble, London UK, and with pianist Bernadette Harvey, composing a substantial new work premiered as part of her Sonata Project. Recent works include “Receptor” (2020) for solo marimba, composed especially for Claire Edwardes, and “Lacuna” (2021) for soprano, oboe, cello and piano, for the Canberra Symphony Orchestra chamber players. Polias is an Associate Represented Artist with the Australian Music Centre.