Past Composers

Find out more about each of the composers featured in past Making Waves playlists.

Mark Oliveiro

Biography Mark Oliveiro (b. 1983), a Sydney native and Doctoral graduate from the University of North Texas, is a composer with diverse extra-musical interests. Whilst notions of narrative, programme and theatre, have always been a stoic component of his music, Oliveiro offers an exploration of the quintessence of ceremony inherent in all human expression. An … Continue reading Mark Oliveiro

Evan Lawson

Biography Evan Lawson (b.1989) is one of Australia’s leading emerging artists, working at the forefront of contemporary culture as composer, curator and conductor. Hailed by Alexandra Mathew in Limelight Magazine that “his conducting was superb, rhythmic, precise, and expressive…his whole stance was like that of a dance,” Evan graduated from the Victorian College of the … Continue reading Evan Lawson

Annie Pirotta

Biography Annie Pirotta is a young composer with a passion for classical music, jazz and all things in between. Described as “theatrical” and “engaging”, Annie pours her spirit into her musical works and writing style to maintain a diverse portfolio. Her composition influences include Danny Elfman, Phillip Harper and Michael Giacchino. Annie also enjoys playing … Continue reading Annie Pirotta