Short Bio

Iain Grandage composes, conducts and performs. He has received the prestigious Sidney Myer Performing Arts Award, the Ian Potter Emerging Composer Fellowship, and been Composer-in-Residence with the WA Symphony Orchestra, and Musician-in-Residence at the UWA School of Music, where he is currently an Honorary Research Fellow.

He has won five Helpmann Awards for his work in the theatre – for best original score (Cloudstreet, The Secret River, When Time Stops) and for Music Direction (Little Match Girl, Secret River) and six Green Room awards. His concert works are regularly performed in Australia and overseas, and he enjoys longstanding collaborations with The Black Arm Band, Gurrumul, Meow Meow, Tim Minchin and Eddie Perfect.