Katy Abbott

Katy Abbott Photo: Pia Johnson The music of Katy Abbott (1971) leads the listener through a narrative of sound, exploring concepts of home, place, connection … Read more

Michael Bakrnčev

Michael Bakrnčev Multi-award-winning Michael Bakrnčev is one of Australia’s most highly driven and successful young composers. Michael was awarded  a highly coveted Australian Postgraduate Award … Read more

Nat Bartsch

Nat Bartsch Nat Bartsch is an ARIA-nominated, multi-award-winning Australian pianist and composer who creates lyrical, ethereal work that explores the space between classical and jazz … Read more

Andrew Batterham

Andrew Batterham Andrew is a composer, trumpet and keyboard player. Classically trained but experienced in the commercial and contemporary music industries, he likes to blend all … Read more

Dr Calvin Bowman

Dr Calvin Bowman Dr Calvin Bowman is a distinguished composer and performer who has been a prominent figure in Melbourne and the wider Australian classical … Read more

Naomi Brown

Naomi Brown Photo: Travis Easton Naomi Brown is an Australian composer, specialising in writing classical and sacred music with a cinematic style, often in response … Read more

Stefan Cassomenos

Stefan Cassomenos Photo: Belinda Strodder Melbourne pianist and composer Stefan Cassomenos is one of Australia’s most vibrant and versatile musicians. He has been performing internationally … Read more

Deborah Cheetham

Deborah Cheetham Deborah Cheetham AO, Yorta Yorta woman, soprano, composer and educator has been a leader and pioneer in the Australian arts landscape for more … Read more

Lisa Cheney

Lisa Cheney Lisa Cheney (b.1987) is an Australian composer of acoustic and acousmatic music, hailing from Queensland and now living in Melbourne. Her body of … Read more

Richard Chew

Richard Chew Photo: Pip Grummet Richard Chew studied at the University of Birmingham and the Royal College of Music, where he was awarded the President’s … Read more

Meta Cohen

Meta Cohen Meta Cohen (she/her or they/them) is a queer composer, sound designer, performer and dramaturg. Their work spans music, theatre and interdisciplinary art. They … Read more

Barry Conyngham

Barry Conyngham After studies with Peter Sculthorpe (1965–69) in Australia and with Toru Takemitsu (1970) in Japan, Barry established himself in the following decades as … Read more

Tim Dargaville

Tim Dargaville Tim Dargaville is a composer, pianist, percussionist, and teacher who is a distinctive voice in recent Australian contemporary music. Central to his work … Read more

Kym Dillon

Kym Dillon Kym Dillon is a composer; arranger; orchestrator, pianist and conductor, who is currently based in Melbourne and Geelong. Starting out her career as … Read more

Melody Eötvös

Melody Eötvös Melody Eötvös (1984) was born in the Southern Highlands, NSW, Australia. Her work draws on both multi-media and traditional instrumental contexts, as well … Read more

Mary Finsterer

Mary Finsterer Photo: Dean Golja IMAGE UNITED MARY FINSTERER is a composer whose practice extends from the concert stage to the screen. Credits include her award–winning … Read more

Kenji Fujimura

Dr Kenji Fujimura Dr Kenji Fujimura is pianist, chamber musician, and a multi-award-winning composer.  Self-taught, he explored and researched an extensive range of compositional styles … Read more

Stuart Greenbaum

Stuart Greenbaum Photo: Pia Johnson Having studied composition with Broadstock and Conyngham at the University of Melbourne, Stuart Greenbaum holds a position at the Melbourne … Read more

Luke Howard

Luke Howard Australian Music Prize long-listed composer Luke Howard has been described as “absolutely heavenly” (Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC Radio 6) and his music as … Read more

Alice Humphries

Alice Humphries Alice Humphries is a highly versatile and eclectic composer working across and in-between the contemporary classical, jazz, and experimental worlds. Her music has … Read more

Gordon Kerry

Photo: Keith Saunders Gordon Kerry Gordon Kerry is a composer and writer based on north-eastern Victoria. In 2021 his work has been featured in an … Read more

Linda Kouvaras

Linda Kouvaras Professor Linda Kouvaras is a musicologist, composer and pianist. She holds a continuing position in Music at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, the … Read more

Matt Laing

Matt Laing Photo: Cameron Jamieson Matt is a freelance composer and viola player currently based in Melbourne, Australia. His music, “described as thought provoking and … Read more

Cameron Lam

Cameron Lam Cameron Lam (b.1989) is a freelance composer, the Artistic Director of Australian hybrid-art production company, Kammerklang, and the Art Music Specialist at the … Read more

May Lyon

May Lyon Composing in the leafy outer east of Melbourne, Lyon’s music explores a range of themes, from deep human emotions, representations of nature to mathematical … Read more

Kevin March

Kevin March Kevin March is an award-winning composer whose works have been performed nationally and internationally by Opéra de Montréal, Pacific Opera Victoria, Edmonton Opera, … Read more

Caerwen Martin

Caerwen Martin Caerwen is a cellist and composer who works internationally as a new music specialist and improviser. Caerwen has worked at some of the … Read more

Lilijana Matičevska

Liliana Matičevska Photo: Pia Johnson Lilijana Matičevska is a composer fascinated by the perception of time as we listen to music. Her works are often … Read more

Ceridwen McCooey

Ceridwen McCooey Ceridwen is a cellist and composer based in Naarm(Melbourne). She writes music that draws on the clarity of contemporary classical music and combines … Read more

Richard Mills

Richard Mills Photo: Victorian Opera Richard Mills is deservedly one of Australia’s most sought after composers and music directors. In recent years he has pursued … Read more

Ian Munro

Ian Munro Ian Munro is one of Australia’s most distinguished and awarded musicians with a career that has taken him to thirty countries in Europe, Asia, … Read more

William Vyvyan Murray

William Vyvyan Murray William Vyvyan Murray left moonlighting Melbourne as a jazz/funk/ska pianist to pursue life as a violist, leaving his home in Melbourne to … Read more

Katharine Parton

Katharine Parton Katharine is a prize-winning composer, researcher and conductor who works across choral and orchestral genres exploring the perspective of women and the experience … Read more

Andrián Pertout

Adrián Pertout Andrián Pertout was born in Santiago, Chile, 17 October, 1963, and lived in Gorizia, Northern Italy for several years before finally settling in … Read more

Gulliver Poole

Gulliver Poole Gulliver Poole was the winning entrant in Duo Eclettico’s 2020 Young Composer Competition with his composition Solicitude. Duo Eclettico continuo to commission and … Read more

Jaslyn Robertson

Jaslyn Robertson Jaslyn Robertson is a Melbourne-based composer navigating an emerging career in music with advocacy for diversity in the arts. An excitement for unusual … Read more

James Rushford

James Rushford Photo: Keelan O’Hehir James Rushford is an Australian composer-performer, whose work draws from concrète, improvised, avant-garde and collagist musical languages, staking out an … Read more

Charlie Sdraulig

Charlie Sdraulig Intimacy, nuance, and quietude are the core themes of Charlie Sdraulig’s creative practice. His work often draws attention to the social dynamics of … Read more

Johanna Selleck

Johanna Selleck Johanna Selleck is a composer, flautist, and musicologist. A prominent theme in her work is the connection between ourselves and the environment. Her research interests include cultural … Read more

Luke Severn

Luke Severn Concert cellist, composer, and musical director, Luke Severn possesses a musical voice of great versatility and passion. Noted for his expressive performances and … Read more

Clare Strong

Clare Strong Clare Strong (née Johnston) is an Australian composer and piano and theory teacher based in Melbourne. She has a Masters of Music in … Read more

Louisa Trewartha

Louisa Trewartha Louisa completed a BMus in 2010 at the University of Melbourne, and in 2013 studied at the Australian National Academy of Music, mentored … Read more

Alex Turley

Alex Turley Alex Turley is an Australian composer whose work explores the subtleties of musical texture through a fine atmospheric lens. Praised as ‘brilliantly accessible’ … Read more

Miriama Young

Miriama Young Photo: Ishna Jacobs Miriama Young is a New Zealand-Australian composer, sound artist and educator based at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Miriama graduated … Read more