Sean O’Boyle


Awarded the Order of Australia in 2015, Sean O’Boyle AM is a New York/Bethlehem based Australian composer/conductor, who splits his time between the USA and his native land of Australia.  His  compositions have been performed and or recorded by all the major Australian orchestras including the Sydney, Melbourne , Adelaide , Tasmanian, West Australian and Queensland Symphony Orchestras and by European Orchestras including; Berlin Philharmonic, Orchestre Symphonique Divertimento. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  BBC Concert Orchestra and by North American orchestras including the Dallas, Lexington, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestras and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.

Sean has a keen interest in the music of indigenous Australians and in 2001 he collaborated with didgeridoo maestro, William Barton, in composing his Concerto for Didgeridoo & Orchestra. Sean is Chief Arranger and Composer in Residence of the Queensland Pops Orchestra.

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Under the Southern Skies, for Saxophone Orchestra.

“Under Southern Skies was originally composed for the 42nd international horn congress.  Sean re-scored it for Saxophone Orchestra in 2012.”

Featured in Playlist 11 – Saxophone Waves (30/11/2015)