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Mark Searle

Published: Thursday, 17 August 2017

Mark Searle believes strongly in the value and importance of creative people and the power of creativity to enrich, strengthen and heal societies and cultures. From his studio space at Gorman Arts Centre, Mark works as an Audio Engineer, Composer and Electronic Music Artist and has been working in the music/film industries for the past 20+ years. From humble beginnings training in Audio Engineering with Dave Small @ NRS in […]

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Mary Violet Creative

Published: Thursday, 10 August 2017

Mary Violet Creative is a small organisation specialising in the support of artists and creative business owners through career coaching, small event management and administrative services. Ruth O’Brien, local Canberra vocalist, started Mary Violet Creative in May (2017) after seeing fellow creative friends struggling to develop their careers passed a certain point.  Having studied both […]

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Ruth O’Brien

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Ruth O’Brien is a vocal artist with interests in electronic looping, jazz, blues and improvisation. Ruth O’Brien has been involved in the Canberra music scene for over 10 years.  Having graduated from the CIT in 2013 with a Diploma in Music Performance, Ruth has spent the last few years writing and recording her first EP, […]

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Rasa Daukus

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Rasa Daukus is an award-winning pianist and composer. An experienced educator, she is passionate about teaching music creatively, and following four years as the Director of Music at the University of Canberra is offering her group-focussed classes developed especially for adult students at Ainslie Arts Centre. As a pianist, Rasa has specialised in contemporary classical ensemble repertoire, and […]

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Luminescence Chamber Singers and Children’s Choir

Published: Thursday, 14 July 2016

Luminescence Chamber Singers is a virtuosic vocal consort. Since the ensemble’s earliest iteration in 2013, Luminescence has quickly gained a reputation for presenting exciting and excellent singing. In addition to being soloists as well as choristers, many Luminescence artists are also conductors, composers, instrumentalists and teachers. The Chamber Singers perform a wide range of repertoire from the Renaissance to the […]

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Bryn Evans

Published: Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Bryn is a songwriter, composer and producer that specialises in authentic indie music for film, TV and video games. His works have appeared in shows airing on HBO, MTV, E!, VH1, Bravo, TLC, ABC Family and CMT.  They have include a range of styles from indi folk, urban country or hick hop, electronic pop, indie […]

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Moya Simpson and John Shortis performing. Photo courtesy of Shortis and Simpson.

Shortis and Simpson

Published: Thursday, 27 February 2014

Shortis and Simpson are producers, writers and performers of innovative musical projects.

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Canberra International Music Festival 2013. Photo by Peter Hislop.

Canberra International Music Festival

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Australia’s leading festival of classical and contemporary music.

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Music For Everyone's 'Music Play'. Photo courtesy of Music For Everyone.

Music For Canberra

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Music for Everyone and Canberra Youth Music have merged to form Music for Canberra

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Photo by Peter Hislop

Kimmo Vennonen

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KV Productions is Canberra’s CD mastering studio established by Kimmo Vennonen.

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