Catherine comes with a diverse music industry knowledge and expertise spanning 30 years. Her career started in the 80’s managing acts such as Blue Ruin and learning the ropes at radio with EON FM / Triple M and as a promoter and booking agent for The Tote and various other Melbourne venues.
In 1991 she joined the team at PolyGram Records and spent ten years in sales and marketing with the company, which would become Universal Music.
Desiring a more independent role, Catherine left the labels to establish her own business, Studio Sessions Australia. managing and promoting Australian artists, recording studios and engineers including Doug Brady, and U.S record Producer Mike Wanchic (John Mellencamp guitarist/MD).
Catherine spent six years working alongside the late William May and Malcolm Cooke on the development, creation and launch of Australia’s largest touring export show “Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular” in Australia and the USA.
Much of her career also involved tour management and promotion for artists such as Christina Aguilera, John Mellencamp and Shania Twain.
Her current portfolio comprises the day to day management of: Michael Spiby, The Badloves, King Canyon, and Charly Mae.
James has been an in-demand guitarist for over twenty years. He joined his first professional band at 16, when he also began teaching guitar.
In his early twenties James scored the gig with iconic Australian band Men At Work, and spent the next few years touring around extensively through the USA and South America. Once back home, he continued to perform with some of the world's biggest stars such as Ronan Keating, Olivia Newton-John and Shania Twain.
As for our home-grown talent, James has worked with many of our very best such as Jon Stevens, Vanessa Amorosi, Kate Ceberano and Ross Wilson.
James has also been a Music Industry product specialist for many years, and has been involved with some of the world leading companies including Fender, Roland, Boss, Seymour Duncan and Schecter.
Within the television industry, James has worked on Australia’s Got Talent, The X Factor, Dancing With The Stars and many other TV Specials.
As a talented and credible producer/songwriter, James has recorded three successful instrumental library albums for Fable Music Publishing and has had many of his songs licensed worldwide. He has also released two original guitar albums and has a growing online presence with over six million Youtube channel views.
Jake is a 19 year old producer and multi-instrumentalist born in Melbourne. He is a significant part of the production and writing team currently working with Charly Mae to release her debut EP.
At age four he had already climbed onto a drumkit, and by the time he was nine he had begun to compose and program music on a computer. Jake's musical tastes evolved through his high school years, motivating him to take up other instruments, and ultimately making him competent on Bass guitar and Keys. As the son of a professional musician, Jake was always surrounded by sound and encouraged to explore it.
As a drummer, Jake is endorsed by several of the industry's biggest brands; DW Drums, Meinl Cymbals, and Evans Drumheads. Last year he debuted on the international stage at Australia's premiere drum event, Australian Ultimate Drummers Weekend. He has also already had a glimpse of the international music scene whilst touring with an orchestra, travelling to Chicago, LA, Washington DC, and NYC.