Marc Jovani, film composer

Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music? It’s been a series of things. My parents started me on this road. I started playing guitar at the age of five. My mum had my uncle teach me! Then I started piano in the conservatory at the age of…

Dominic Murcott, composer

Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music? I started drumming when I was 15 as a way of avoiding things in life that bothered me. Along with educating, that was my career for 10 years. At that point a desire to create something of my own gradually…

Kevin Cahill, guitarist & composer

For the compositions on my upcoming album, they are mainly guitar driven. Some people have described the music as quite ‘cinematic’ or ‘ethereal’ but for me they capture my feelings at this moment of my career. It’s like a window into my musical influences.

Leon Gurvitch, pianist & composer

I do not have any definite repertoire strategy. In my case I compose or arrange new pieces and as soon as I think they are mature for the stage, I add them to my program and try them out in live performances.

Daniel & Mikael Tjernberg, composers & musicians

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? Mikael: We were raised in a musical home, and so music became an integral part of our lives from very early on. Mom would play music on her record player from the early morning and throughout the day, and I’m thankful for the way…

Theo Croker, trumpeter

I’m an artist, a creator, music is a vessel. As long as I’m honest and true to the inspiration I am successful.