George Bruno : President, MAGA National Executive

George has been in the music industry since the age of 14.

He has worked with the cream of Australian and international talent: Peter Allen, Robert Palmer, Johnny Mathis, Col Joye, The Seekers, John Farnham, Debbie Byrne, Howard Keel, Debbie Reynolds, Julie Anthony, Hey Hey It's Saturday, The Bert Newton Show, At Home Show, The Midday Show, The Don Lane Show, The Jeannie Little Show, The Naked Vicar Show and scores of others.

His first album credit was Lee Conway's "Australian Country" for which he won the Tamworth Country Festival award for "Best Album Of The Year" (Producer). Jingles and Stage and Television credits include the arranging and playing on the now famous "I Still Call Australia Home" (Peter Allen), writing and producing the song "Australia" (Kamahl - Australian Bicentennial), the longest running Jingle slogan; "What a Great Idea... St George", Martinis With a Twist, Feelin' Groovy and the annual Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute Gala Fundraiser Ball.

In recent times, he's acted as Associate Musical Director for the original Australian theatre of "Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story", writing and producing "A Dream" a theatre style cabaret show, co-writing and performing in the now popular "Cliff & The Shadows".

At present and in association with Ross Maio, George is in the thick of launching and establishing a new record label, namely: Squeeze Records. The aim being; to record and promote Australian talent with a strong emphasis on using "real" musicians and supporting "Live Performance" as opposed to "Virtual Music".

 

5 July 1970 Joined MAGA (NSW Division)
1971 - 1972 Committee Member (NSW Division)
1973 - 1977 Vice President (NSW Division)
1996 - 2002 Treasurer
2003 - 2013 Vice President
2015 - Present President