Vella, Richard, Arthurs, Andy. Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers; 2003. Sounds in space, sounds in time: projects in listening, improvising and composing.
Vella, Richard. ABC Classic FM; 2006. The A-Z of spiritual music: a user's guide.
Vella, Richard. Tall Poppies; 2004. Mirrors of fire.
Scott, Nathan, Vella, Richard. Australian Society for Music Education; 2015. Making music beyond their time: training musicians for a future workforce.
Vella, Richard. Softcore Inc.; 2005. Ms Fortuna in Private dancer.
Vella, Richard. Let's dance (with Handel). 2016.
Vella, Richard, Walsh, Linda, Scott, Nathan, Redhead, Tracy. Australian Society for Music Education; 2013. A report on collaborative music making at the University of Newcastle Conservatorium of Music.
Vella, Richard. Topology; 2007. Renzo piano: piece by piece.
Vella, Richard. ; 2005. Ms Fortuna goes Greek.
Vella, Richard, English, Helen. Springer; 2015. Embedding creative and critical thinking in performance studies - the challenge.
Vella, Richard. ABC Classic FM; 2004. ‘Sonata’ for cello and piano.
Vella, Richard. Australian Association for Research in Music Education; 2004. Artistic practice as research.
Studley, Thomas, Vella, Richard, Scott, Nathan B., Nesbitt, Keith V.. Association for Computing Machinery; 2018. A Definition of Creative-Based Music Games.