Jacob West

Jacob West completed his Bachelor of Music majoring in Contemporary Performance and Electric Guitar at the University of Otago in New Zealand. He moved to Australia to support his partner, a Geelong local, through medical school at Deakin University in 2016. Jacob draws musical influence from neo-soul, R&B and funk styles…

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Immy Owusu

Immanuel Kwabena Dreessens-Owusu is multi-instrumental songwriter known primarily as the former drummer for indigenous artist Yirrmal and coastal rockers Children Of The Sun. Growing up immersed in the Geelong music scene, as a late teenager Immy became interested in his African/Ghanaian heritage and the African origins of ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll’ through the…

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Joel Hands-Otte

Joel Hands-Otte performing bass clarinet

Joel Hands-Otte’s love for music began with the piano at the age of four, slowly encompassing many woodwind instruments such as clarinet, saxophone, flute and oboe by high school. While completing his undergraduate degree on the clarinet, Joel fell in love with the bass clarinet. An instrument for all styles and…

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Lucy Head

Lucy Head is an accomplished jazz, blues and soul vocalist who has played with various lineups including Square 1 and Sweethearts. She has a love for jazz from France after having spent time there studying in 2017. Some of her key influences are Ella Fitzgerald, Norah Jones and Katie Melua.…

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Scott A. Aschauer

Scott A. Aschauer

Scott A. Aschauer is a Melbourne born and based composer. Aschauer is fast becoming a regular facet in the contemporary classical scene, with a large range of works being performed regularly. These works have been premiered at recitals, concerts and international festivals such as his string quartet “Orononmierr” which was…

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