Ade Vincent is a composer, performer, recording engineer and teacher. He writes art music for the concert hall, music for screen, fronts and writes songs for indie-pop band The Tiger & Me, and teaches composition at the University of Melbourne and the Victorian College of the Arts.
In 2017 he was appointed Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s inaugural Cybec Young Composer in Residence, which includes commissions for three new works for orchestra. He has previously been commissioned for new works from Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Recital Centre, Tinalley String Quartet feat. Lior, and violinist Sarah Curro, among others. In 2015 he was awarded the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and Melbourne Recital Centre's Composition Award.
Ade is the driving force behind The Tiger & Me. Singer and front-man on-stage, manager off-stage, he is one of the three primary songwriters, writing and arranging much of the band's material. A third album is currently in the making.
He has written for screen, video games, short films, and ads. His songs have appeared on ABC's The Time of Our Lives and Channel 7's Winners & Losers. In 2013 he provided music with The Tiger & Me for the trailer for Tim Winton's The Turning.
He has a Master of Music (Composition) at the University of Melbourne, where he is now studying a PhD with Stuart Greenbaum and Miriama Young.