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About Anton

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Anton Koch is a composer, arranger and orchestrator with extensive experience in live events, film, TV and recording projects.

Anton graduated in music from the University of Queensland and performed with the Australian Youth Orchestra and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra while establishing his career as a composer.

In 2003, Anton won the inaugral Brian May Scholarship enabling him to study scoring for film and television at the University of Southern California. 

The Brian May Scholarship gave me the tools and experience to work on a variety of mediums and literally opened up a world of major musical projects."  Anton Koch





Asian Games

"Following my experiences in Los Angeles and Hollywood, I spent the next year as a composer, arranger and orchestrator for both the opening and closing ceremonies of the 15th Asian Games Doha ."

"This project gave me the opportunity to record and conduct my original works, and my arrangements and orchestrations of other composers, in Qatar, Europe and Australia".


I provided additional work to the score and orchestra for the production of My Fair Lady (Opera Australia and John Frost), directed by Julie Andrews, and Mark Vincent recordings with Chong Lim.

"Australia Plays Broadway" (Lincoln Center; Carnegie Hall), and the musicals Strictly Ballroom, King Kong, Hairspray, Eureka.







My recent concert composition "Sonatina", has also been premiered by the Melbourne based trio, Plexus.  


 Pop Rock Concert 

Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley, Australian Tour (Orchestra Conductor).


Awards Special Events

The annual Helpmann Awa   rds, Carols in the Domain, The Best of Broadway (Sydney Symphony) . Vivid Sydney

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Sydney: Composer, Orchestrator, Arranger. Michael Cassel Group.


Critical Acclaim

In 2013, Anton won critical acclaim for his composition Theatre of the Horse, highlighting the opening of the outdoor amphitheater at Royal Randwick Racecourse.  




Academic Lecturer

Anton is also an academic lecturer at AMPA (Academy of Music  and Performing Arts) and Australian Institute of Music


Currently I reside in Sydney where I continue to work on national and international live events, film, musicals and other theatrical presentations.


The Divorce movie. Opera Australia: Additional Orchestration.  : Elena Kats-Chernin. Libretto: Joanna Murray-Smith.

The Exorcism of Emily Rose. Sony Pictures: Score Co-ordinator, Orchestrator.

Director: Scott Derrickson. Music: Christopher Young. Los Angeles.

Lucky You. Warner Brothers Pictures: Score Co-Ordinator,   Orchestrator.  Director: Curtis Hanson. Music: Christopher Young. Los Angeles.


Theatre Of The Horse
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