Kieran Hurley : Executive Member (WA), MAGA National Executive

Kieran is the Musical Director and Arranger for the 'Classical Album Orchestra' and for the Jazz Fusion group, 'Manteca'. He regularly arranges music for a range of ensembles including simple horn lines, Big Bands, Concert Bands, String Orchestras and Chamber Groups. His speciality is in creating full Symphony arrangements of Modern Rock tunes, with his arrangements being performed regularly both within Australia and overseas.

Kieran is currently writing and arranging education shows for the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra, and has arranged for the Perth Symphony Orchestra.

Kieran is the Director of Music at Guildford Grammar School where he teaches classroom music and conducts Big Bands, Concert Bands and Symphony Orchestras, as well as the Orchestra/Rock fusion 'Jarokaphonic Orchestra'.

He is one of Perth's leading session trombinists, and has played with many of the world's best including Frankie Valli, Josh Groban, Debbie Reynolds, Maynard Ferguson, James Morrison, Jerry Lewis and Kate Cebrano, and has performed in shows such as Les Miserables, A Chorus Line, The Boy From Oz, Oklahoma! and South Pacific.

He is pricipal Bass Trombone for the Perth Symphony Orchestra and also performs regularly with Manteca, Nuevo Salsa Orchestra, Straight Ahead Big Band, Greg Schultz Big Band, and many, many others.

 

2015 Joined MAGA
2015 - Current Executive Member (WA Division)