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Anton Koch
Curriculum Vitae

Anton Peter Koch

Composer • Arranger • Orchestrator

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2003 - 2004 Graduate Certificate in Scoring for Motion Pictures & Television.

Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

1995 Graduate Diploma in Film and Television Music. Griffith University,  Gold Coast.

1990 - 1993 Bachelor of Music (Honours): Trumpet and Composition Major. University of Queensland, Brisbane.


2019 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Sydney: Composer, Orchestrator, Arranger. Michael Cassel Group.

2016 Conchita Wurst - From Vienna With Love: Arranger. Sydney Opera House Concert Hall Conductor: Guy Noble. Orchestra: Sydney Symphony Orchestra.


2015 The Divorce. Opera Australia: Additional Orchestration.  A 4 episode TV contemporary Australian soap opera to air on ABC late 2015. Music: Elena Kats-Chernin. Libretto: Joanna Murray-Smith.


2013 - 2014 Strictly Ballroom: The Musical. Global Creatures Productions Orchestrator.  Australian Stage Production. Director: Baz Luhrmann. Music Supervisor: Max Lambert. Original Score and Arrangements: Elliot Wheeler.


2013 Theatre of the Horse. Rizer:Composer.  Opening of the outdoor amphitheatre

at Royal Randwick Racecourse, Sydney. Artistic Director: Ignatius Jones.


Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year. "Rizer": Composer. Star City Casino, Sydney.


Tony Hadley Australian Tour (Spandau Ballet): Orchestra Conductor.

Performances in Sydney, Perth and Melbourne.


2012 King Kong. Global Creatures Productions: Additional Orchestration.  Australian Stage Production. Director: Daniel Kramer. Music Supervisor:  Max Lambert.


2011 How to Train Your Dragon Arena Spectacular. Global Creatures Productions: Additional Orchestration.  Music Supervisor: Max Lambert.


2011- 2016 Adelaide Cabaret Festival: Arranger.

Including Peter and Jack (2015). Artistic Director: Barry Humphries. Orchestra Conductor: Vanessa Scammell. Orchestra: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.


2010 Hairspray. Paul Dainty, Dainty Consolidated Entertainment and Joel Perlman, Roadshow Live: Additional Music, Arrangements and Transcripts. Australian Stage Production. Directed and Conceived: David Atkins. Music Supervisor: Max Lambert. Executive Producer:Christopher Green.


The Sydney Symphony Presents Best of Broadway: Arranger.

Orchestra Conductor: Guy Noble. Starring: Rhonda Burchmore, Trisha  Crowe,  David Hobson and Todd McKenney.

"Bali Agung". Bali Safari and Marine Park, Bali Theatre: Orchestrator.

Directed: Peter Wilson. Music: Chong Lim.


2009 City of Sydney Chinese New Year Parade: Composer of theme song  "Red Lanterns Glowing".  Lyrics: Jennifer Vuletic. Director: Darren Yap.


NRL Dally M Awards. Fox Sports and Cambridge Events: Composer. Music Director: Guy Noble.


2008 - 2009 Australia Plays Broadway. Ross Mollison Productions: Arranger.

Gʼday USA Australia Week: Lincoln Centre, New York 2008, Carnegie Hall, New York 2009 (Orchestra: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.Conductor: Arvo Volmer). Music Supervisor: Max Lambert.


2007 - 2014 Helpmann Awards. Live Performance Australia: Composer, Arranger.

Executive Producer: Jon Nichols. Music Supervisor: Max Lambert  Music Director: Vanessa Scammell. Televised live.


Carols in the Domain. Active TV: Arranger  Televised live.


2007 Cultural Concert for World Leaders, Sydney Opera House. APEC  Summit, Sydney: Arranger.  Artistic Director: Andrew Green. Conductor: Stuart Maunder.


2006 15th Asian Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Doha. David Atkins Enterprises: Composer, Arranger, Orchestrator, Orchestra  Conductor.  Executive Producer: David Atkins. Music Director: Max Lambert.


2005  Lucky You. Warner Brothers Pictures: Score Co-Ordinator,   Orchestrator.  Director: Curtis Hanson. Music: Christopher Young. Los Angeles.


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

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


2004 "Eureka". Essgee Entertainment for the 2004 Melbourne International Arts Festival: Arranger  Book by Maggie May Gordon. Composer: Michael Harvey.  Producers: Michael Harvey and Simon Gallaher. Director: Gale Edwards. Music Supervisor: Max Lambert. Music Director: Michael Tyack.


Australia’s Leading Ladies. Collier-Vickers Productions: Arranger.  Director: Nancye Hayes. Music Supervisor: Max Lambert. Orchestra Conductor: Julia de Plater. Orchestra: The Queensland Orchestra.


2016  PLEXUS. Sonatina, Trio for Clarinet, Violin & Piano.   Elder Hall,                      Adelaide.


2015  Vivid Sydney. Dance Practice. Cabaret option for Mission Control,  The Star Music that accompanied the operation of searchlights on the roof of The Star.


The Adventures of Sinbad Overture. Omaha Symphony. Conductor: Aram Demirjian.


2009 The Adventures of Sinbad Overture. Houston Symphony Orchestra.

Conductor: Robert Franz.


2008 - 2012 Volume (Concert Series). "Demoniac", "Intrada". Violin: Sarah Curro.

BMW Edge, Melbourne.


2004 Über den Dächern von Wien, "Hauskonzert". Quartet. Members of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra.




2016   Marina Prior & Mark Vincent. Together. Sony Music Entertainment Australia Pty Ltd: Arranger.  Orchestra Conductor: Guy Noble. Orchestra: Sydney International Orchestra.


2016   Sally Maer. Celtic Cello. "Together". ABC Classics: Arranger.

With special guests Teddy Tahu Rhodes and David Hobson.


2011   Mark Vincent. Songs from the Heart. Sony Music Entertainment Australia Pty Ltd: Arranger.

Orchestra Conductor: Guy Noble. Orchestra: Sydney International Orchestra.


2010   Australian Girls Choir. ABC Classics. "Chasing Rainbows": String Arrangements. Mark Vincent. 'Compass'. Sony Music Entertainment Australia Pty Ltd:Arranger.Orchestra Conductor For Guy Noble. Orchestra: Sydney International Orchestra.


2009   David Hobson. "Enchanted Way". ABC Classics: Arranger.

Orchestra Conductor: Benjamin Northey. Orchestra: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.


2008   Adam Lopez. "Till the End of Time". ABC Music: Arranger.

Classical Chill. ABC Classics: Composer: "Reverie".

Orchestra Conductor: Sean OʼBoyle. Orchestra: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.


2006   "Light the Way" - Music from the Opening Ceremony of the 15th Asian Games Doha 2006: Arranger, Orchestrator.  Created and produced by David Atkins Enterprises for the Doha Asian Games Organising Committee.

2002 "Soliloquy". ABC Classics: Composer: "Reverie". Orchestra Conductor: Sean OʼBoyle. Orchestra: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.


2000 Pixie Jenkins. True Blue Classics: A Celebration of the music of John Williamson. ABC Classics: Arranger, Orchestrator. Orchestra Conductor: Sean OʼBoyle. Orchestra: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.


1998 Judi Connelli and Suzanne Johnston. "Perfect Strangers" ABC Classics:

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