COMPOSER PROFILE

SALLY GREENAWAY

Sally Greenaway is a multi-award winning composer-pianist hailing from Canberra. She is a post-graduate scholar of the Royal College of Music (London) and has earned herself the reputation of being a versatile and diverse musician. As a result she is highly sought after as a composer, arranger, musical director, jazz/classical pianist and educator.

As a composer, Greenaway’s writing spans a wide assortment of styles and genres, including classical chamber works, jazz big band works, and film soundtracks. She has won numerous awards for her music and has released 5 CDs featuring her work, including on the ABC Classics and Move Records labels to world-wide critical acclaim.​ Recent commissioners include Musica Viva, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and a syndicate of University wind bands in the USA.

Locally in Canberra, Greenaway works with several of Canberra’s music ensembles, is regularly invited to give masterclasses, workshops and adjudicate competitions.

She is currently Musical Director for ConneXion Big Band and lectures part-time at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s Jazz Department as their jazz harmony, arranging and composition lecturer.

She is also very passionate about historic keyboard instruments and dabbles on the harpsichord, clavichord and historic pianos.

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