Matt Sorensen is a Brisbane-based producer, multi-instrumentalist, and music technology educator. Since completing a Bachelor of Music Technology at the Queensland Conservatorium, Matt has branched into a number of fields. This ranges from performing with bands, to developing audio for installations, apps, audiobooks and live performances. One of his projects involves creating short works entirely […]

Liz began playing the violin at the age of 7. For her, the violin was always a tool used in connecting with others. Growing up she thoroughly enjoyed playing hymns for her grandmother, Jonny Cash for her father and Dr Zhivago for the local nursing homes. She studied violin under Spiros Rantos and Patricia Pollett […]

Emma Hales is a professional cellist and cello tutor based in Brisbane. She completed her Bachelor of Music at QUT in 2008 and since then has been regularly performing, touring, recording and teaching. Emma often plays in and around Brisbane with several groups including DeepBlue, Luminescence, the Gypsy Cats and Le Nuvole. She has toured […]

Kat Augustakis’ passion for music comes part from her fiery Greek heritage and part from her fiery red hair. She first picked up the violin at age 6 and from there her love for music and performance has blossomed to include all aspects of the industry; some days you’ll find Kat playing in a classical […]

Phill has performed throughout Australia, Japan and Europe. He was on staff at QUT as a sessional academic, and received a star on the Brisbane city Brunswick Street rock’n’roll walk of fame. Phill has also played with Billy No Mates (Duncan Redmonds/Snuff, Guns and Wankers, Toy Dolls), and with The Deoras (Mike Palm/Agent Orange). Phill […]

Australian early-career artist, Zinia Chan’s diverse work as a composer, pianist, arts manager and educator is unified by her ability to immerse audiences of all backgrounds into a world of spellbinding interdisciplinary collaboration. Renowned for her cutting-edge, community-minded approach, Chan’s extensive work in theatre, film and contemporary music has garnered her opportunities to work with […]

Wayne Jennings (He/Him) is a Meanjin-based Musician, Actor, Dancer, Director, and Educator. First trained as a classical cellist, he soon found himself drawn to multi-disciplinary arts performances. Consequently he has sought further training in voicework, physical theatre, acrobatics, clowning, puppetry, and stage magic. As a creator and a director Wayne aims to invite audiences on […]

Toukie Wood is an Australian composer, musician, producer and educator. Holding a Bachelor of Music (Honours) in Composition from the University of Queensland, Toukie was awarded a place in the 2017 UQ Future Leaders Program for outstanding achievements during her time at UQ. As a violinist, Toukie is a performing member of Luminescence, DeepBlue Orchestra, […]

Sophie completed a Business Research Masters at QUT in 2018, researching the value co-created between performers, audiences and communities in the performing arts. Professionally Sophie has worked across the events & entertainment sector both across Australia and internationally as a director, manager, coordinator and performer as well as specialising in the delivery and management of […]

Sophie is an FNQ born and raised violist who has always loved to perform. She is passionate about all avenues of music and performance, and enjoys exploring everything from classical to modern music. Sophie has always felt at home in the symphony orchestra, but since moving to Brisbane in 2016 her eyes have been opened […]