To create new, exciting and engaging art and events that showcase the diversity of Australia to the world.
Since 2007, we have led the way in showcasing the diversity of Western Sydney through music projects and events. From creating the Sydney Sacred Music Festival, to the new CD for the Shohrat Tursun Trio, and the launch of the Sydney World Music Chamber Orchestra in 2014.
WHAT WE DO
PRODUCE Music & Unique Festivals
Produce and compose contemporary, cross-cultural, sacred music
Create ensembles to support artists hidden from the mainstream
Produce Festivals and Events -Sydney Sacred Music Festival and Grass Roots World Music Festival
Community and Cultural Consultation
Build capacity in the community - 'Innovation Pods' Canterbury Bankstown Council 2017
Festival Music Programming - Parramasala 2014 -16
Innovate - Create unique events that showcase your region. We initiated and produced The Worlds Collide concert and art installations - on an 8 storey high Parramatta Carpark Roof Top - 2016
Hawkesbury Live and Local micro music festival - 2018
WHO WE ARE
Artistic Director, Co-founder
Richard is a Creative Producer who uses many artistic disciplines to create new projects that innovate with an inclusive vision. He is best known for his work with Western Sydney artists to produce the 'Western Sydney Sound'. His music work focuses on engaging, writing and recording with diverse artists to create new music and cultural events of significance. For eg, see www.onepagelink.com/worldscollide
Richard has studied contemporary music practices and explored music making with world and sacred music practitioners.
Career highlights include:
Artistic Director/Founder of The Sydney Sacred Music Festival which celebrates diverse devotional music, art and ceremony
Festival/Music Director /Founder of the ‘Grass Roots World Music Festival 2012 - 2014 (Syd West Multicultural Services, Blacktown Arts)
Music Director, Co-composer, Founder of The Sydney World Music Chamber Orchestra - their new Sacred Symphony, the Three Sides of Love and Death
Richard has recently been contracted to:
Canterbury Bankstown City Council - to initiate and lead consultations for 'Innovation Pods' creative capacity building project
Musica Viva - re-imagining their regional touring program
Hawkesbury Council - Live Music Consultant
Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority - artistic direction of community festivals
Co-Artistic Director, Co-founder
Maria has spent the last 20 years working in the arts and cultural sector, across a range of community, government and cultural institutions as a performance curator, producer and community arts and cultural development practitioner. Aside from her own music career, she has helped many artists by facilitating a vision for their future.
Our Graphic Designer - Michelle Ordev, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Visual Artist - Ghasan Saaid, www.ghasansaaid.com
Our Photographers -Stephen and Gerrie, www.gerrie.com.au
Our Videographer - Reilly Baker, email@example.com
AND a host of musicians from diverse cultural backgrounds who we create and collaborate with.