“Described by The Music Magazine as “Melbourne’s high priestess of soul”, Kylie Auldist has over 20 years experience as a vocalist and songwriter.
Kylie is the soulful voice behind the 2016 worldwide hit ‘This Girl’ (Kungs vs Cookin’ on 3 Burners), the leading lady of Australian funk/soul group ‘the Bamboos’ and a celebrated solo artist.
In 2009 Kylie signed a solo deal with UK’s Tru Thoughts records releasing three critically acclaimed albums ‘Just Say’ (2008), ‘Made of Stone’ (2009) and ‘Still Life’ (2012) and in 2016 she released her fourth solo album ‘Family Tree’ on Freestyle Records (UK). Both ‘Made of Stone’ & ‘Family Tree’ won the coveted AGE Music Award. With her 2016 release Family Tree touching upon her earliest musical passions; the follow-up album (due in 2020) is quite firmly entrenched on an electro boogie tip, rooted deep in the NY club scene of the early 80’s.
Kylie is also an in-demand international session vocalist. She has sung on collaborations with Boy George’s long-time producer Marc Vedo and had underground club hits with UK artists Flevans & Aldo Vanucci. Kylie has also mentored for the Push and Box Hill Institute.
Find out more about Kylie at https://www.kylieauldist.com/
Evelyn is the Chief Executive of Live Performance Australia, the peak body for the live performance industry. With her experience in the broader entertainment industry, Evelyn represents all sectors of live performance, including theatre producers, music promoters, music festivals, performing arts companies, symphony orchestras and independent cinemas.
Evelyn has extensive project management and Board experience with more than 25 years in government, NPO and private sectors. She has a BA MA (First Class Hons) and Diploma in Company Directorship (Order of Merit) and is a Graduate Member of the AICD.
New South Wales
Paul is the General Manager of Corporate Services & Commercial and Company Secretary at AUSactive (formally Fitness Australia), the peak Health and Exercise Industry Association with the largest register of physical activity professionals and facilities across Australia. AUSactive wants to activate the nation through empowering and representing excellence, innovation, standards and leadership across all exercise and wellness modalities. AUSactive leads advocacy for the health and exercise sector, sponsors research, sets standards that reflect best practice, instils consumer confidence and ensures the wellbeing of Australians through quality service delivery in an industry with over 7 million active participants.
In his earlier career, Paul worked for leading accounting firms including as a Director at Deloitte, delivering on high profile and complex turnaround and restructuring projects across a diverse range of industries. Paul has over 15 years’ experience as a chartered accountant, bringing a range of skills covering financial and liquidity management, risk & governance and strategic planning. Paul has a passion for advocating for improvement in health and wellbeing, and outside of his role with AUSactive, he currently serves as a Board Member and Treasurer of Arthritis Australia, a charitable, NFP organisation and the peak arthritis consumer body in Australia.
Stephen is the National CEO of the Australian Hotels Association. He has extensive experience with boards and committees including work with the Brisbane Racing Club and Racing NSW. Stephen has an Associate Degree in Law and a Master’s of business Administration. His skills range from marketing to experience in dealing with budgets, project management and alternative dispute resolution.
New South Wales
Andrée Greenwell is a composer and artistic director, working across mainstream and experimental platforms within the Australian performing arts, screen arts, and radio.
Andrée’s catalogue of around 100 scores includes credits for Australia’s leading performing arts organisations including Sydney Theatre Company, Symphony Australia, Australian Dance Theatre, Bell Shakespeare, Belvoir and Queensland Music Festival. As the director of Green Room Music, Andrée regularly brings together unusual combinations of musicians from contemporary classical, popular music, indie and improvisation scenes. Andrée is the 2017 recipient of the Australia Council Music Fellowship to create works in 2018 and 2019.
More information can be found at www.andreegreenwell.com
New South Wales
Paul Greene is a writer and producer based in rural NSW. Paul has a lifetime of experience in all areas of the creative and entertainment music industry. Paul has run his own independent record label since 2000 and also worked as a producer and co-writer for dozens of artists.
In 2000 Paul joined the Australian band Ghostwriters with (Midnight Oil’s) Rob Hirst and Rick Grossman. Later Rob and Paul rereleased Hirst & Greene (in the stealth of summer 2004) and are currently working on a new album.
In 2001 he released his first solo album The Miles, followed by This Way (2003), Happy Here With You (live album, 2004), Reset (2006), Distance Over Time (2008), and Everywhere Is Home in 2010. This release has seen him move into the role of producer and engineer. His next Self recorded and produced album ‘Behind the stars’ was ARIA finalist for best Blues/Roots album of the year in 2012. He then released ‘one lap of the sun’ (2014) and Princes Highway EP (2019).
Through his events company, Sounds Delicious, Paul runs programs and camps for kids, teaching music, songwriting, recording and performance, he also arranges pop-up dinner shows featuring top level Australian artists. His Record label ‘Red Shelf Records’ was launched in 2019.
Paul is an APRA Ambassador and has been an APRA PDA awards judge as well as a judge for Vanderbilt and Young international Songwriting competition. He has also been a Culburra festival committee organiser and is currently Chair for the board running the community run Shoalhaven River Festival through Shoalhaven City Council.
Harley is the founder and CEO of POSmusic, a music marketing platform built for business. POSmusic assists brands by finding and leveraging the right mix of music and digital to drive sales and ROI. Harley oversees senior management, business development, product, licensing and operational teams at POSmusic.
Harley has been building scaleable business processes specialising in branding, content marketing and music technology over a 15 year period. Prior to founding POSmusic in 2015, Harley was the Head of General Licensing and Founder/CEO of Media Stream.
Harley has over 10 years’ experience in film, television, music, brand and digital product development, and has also worked as a freelance camera operator, sound recordist and mix engineer.
Hugo Race is a multi-disciplinary artist in music, sound, word, and imagery. In an international career spanning 35 years with contemporary music at its heart, Hugo has written and sung on over 40 albums released by both major and independent labels. Hugo delivers intense sonic soundscapes that merge folk, experimentalism, electronica and rock.
Hugo performs in and manages his bands and projects in different parts of the world, from giant festival stages in Europe and Africa to small theatres in Argentina and Australia. Hugo has produced records in Istanbul, Bamako, Sicily, Brussels and Berlin. Hugo has scored movies, acted and sung on film, and in theatre, and travelled the world with a laptop and a guitar as a solo performer. Hugo has published an account of his musical journey over three decades in the book Road Series.
Hugo’s first professional role on the international stage was as a founding member of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. Hugo has had songs published by Mushroom Music, Mutesong, Universal Music, Freibank Muskiverlags and he is currently signed with Peermusic Australia. Since 1995 Hugo has been a contracted recording artist with Glitterhouse Records (Germany).
From his years in the business, Hugo also has a broad range of experience managing multiple parallel projects, branding, marketing and promotion. Conversant in 4 languages, Hugo continues to pursue his vision and collaborate with other artists internationally, living between Australia and Italy.