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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 of disability in her compositions....

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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 (APA), studying with acclaimed composers...

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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 genres. Her sound is influenced...

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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 music scene for many years....

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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 than 25 years. In the...

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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 work incorporates orchestra, chamber, voice,...

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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 are currently based in Melbourne,...

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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 a jazz pianist, Kym’s interest...

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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 substantial extra-musical references to a...

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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 opera, Biographica. Presented by Sydney...

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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 and idioms from traditional Western...

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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 Conservatorium of Music as Professor...

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There are about two hundred active composers in Victoria. As their works appear in events on the Continuo website, we will add information about them here. Please feel free to contact us at if you notice a Victorian composer missing from this database.

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