Arthur McDevitt is a classical scholar who studied classics at Cambridge. He taught Latin and Ancient Greek language and literature in Australia at Armidale and Monash Universities. He is an expert on Greek Tragedy and has made a new translation with commentary on the Victory Odes of Bacchylides published by Duckworth in the UK.
He has recorded the ancient Greek for Ros Bandt's Thrausmata commissioned by the Studio of Akustische Kunst, WDR Koln published on Ros Bandt's Sonic Archaeologies CD, Move Records and has performed with her at major festivals in Australia and Greece. Most recently he has collaborated on Demeter for the tarhu Connections double CD.