Ross McHenry : Associate Artist
Artist website: http://www.rossmchenry.com/
Ross McHenry is a multi-award winning composer, bass player and producer whose work forms a part of the ongoing international discourse on original creative music, its history and its future.
His original compositions encompass a broad range of influences including jazz, contemporary electronic and chamber music. Ross's work reflects the unique and changing cultural landscape of Australian creative music and aims to explore the idea of modern Australian cultural identity within the context of an increasingly interconnected global musical landscape.
Ross has performed extensively around Australia and the world at leading arts festivals and venues including Glastonbury, the Sydney Festival, the Adelaide Festival, WOMADelaide, the Falls Festival, Wellington International Jazz Festival and the Melbourne International Jazz Festival.
Biography provided by the composer — current to February 2020
Awards & Prizes
|2020||Art Music Awards: Luminary Award - State/Territory Award||Winner: South Australia||for trailblazing global pathways through artistic practice for South Australian musicians|
|2019||Art Music Awards: Work of the Year: Jazz||Finalist||Nothing Remains Unchanged|
|2019||Art Music Awards: Award for Excellence in Jazz||Winner||for recording, international touring, residencies and commissions|