Paul Jarman


Background: Born Sydney. Session Musician, self-taught composer, Performer for Musica Viva since 1996; member of Sirocco since 1995, Artistic Director for multiple theatre and dance productions.

Gondwana Choirs: First commissioned Australia Day 1999 and 10th Anniversary. Commissioned song cycle Turn on the Open Sea (2001). Toured Europe (2002). Composer of Resonance, A Heritage in Song (2007)

Other Experience: Cultural ambassador, artistic director with choirs throughout Asia, Europe, the Pacific and North America; the Centenary of Federation, Rugby World Cup Opening Ceremony, Australia Day, Olympic Games Arts Festival, The Deadly Awards. Conductor for multiple festivals in every state of Australia

Recordings: Numerous albums with Sirocco including ‘Falling Leaf’. Multiple recordings on Australian film scores including Kokoda, The Black Balloon, various IMAX movies, and ABC Classics, Annalisa Kerrigan Waiting on an Angel; Heather Lee & Kim Cunio Sacred Fire; Young Australians, Voices of Achievement and ABC Choir of the Year

Ancient City
Australia Day Suite
Heritage in Song
The Will to Climb
Towards Infinity
Turn on the open sea
(includes Shackleton, Sea of Berries,
Volta do ma Largo)