Hosted by Rob Mills, this bright and beautiful episode features Marcus Corowa and Naomi Price, with musical arrangements by Daniel Edmonds.
Marcus Corowa is an award-winning First Nations singer-songwriter, actor, composer and entertainer. He has won an APRA/Smugglers of Light, Music and Media Award and a Deadly Award for Most Promising New Talent in Music. On stage, he starred in Opera Australia’s recent production of Bran Nue Dae, Sydney Theatre Company’s ‘The Secret River’ and as one of The Drifters in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.
Naomi Price is one of Australia’s leading cabaret and music theatre performers. She wowed audiences as part of Team Ricky Martin in The Voice Australia. Naomi received a Matilda Award for her role in Ladies in Black with Queensland and Melbourne Theatre Companies. She is co-founder of award-winning production house The Little Red Company, where she recently co-produced and hosted the 10-episode live-streamed variety show, The IsoLate Late Show. Naomi has appeared at La Boite Theatre Co., 54 Below in New York City, and in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.
Daniel Edmonds is one of our great musical directors. He was musical director and conductor for three worldwide premier stage shows: King Kong Live On Stage, Strictly Ballroom and Dream Lover – the Bobby Darin Musical. Daniel wrote new songs and score for The Wind in the Willows and recently co-wrote a new single called ‘Dream Again’ for international musical theatre star Lea Salonga.
From their respective homes in Sydney, Brisbane and regional NSW, these three artists have collaborated remotely on a Marcus Corowa original composition created especially for Sound Mind.