Member Profile: Sean O'Boyle

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Clients: ABC, Warner Bros MW, CGen, ASO,MSO,QSO,ASO,TSO,SSO, Qld Pops, Auckland Phil, Malaysian Phil, Berlin Phil, Royal Phil BBC Concert Orchestra Dallas Symphony, Tacoma Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Cincinnati Pops, QMF, OQ, QB
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Score: Jerusalem by Hubert Parry arr Sean O'Boyle
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Awarded the Order of Australia (AM) in 2015 - New York/Bethlehem based Australian composer, conductor, record producer, educator, Sean O’Boyle AM, has conducted recordings and concerts with many leading Australian and international orchestras, including the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Barrier Reef Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria, Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Dortmund Konzert, Lexington Philharmonic, Auckland Philharmonia, Malaysian Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic and the BBC Concert Orchestra.

Sean’s compositions have been performed and or recorded by all the major Australian orchestras; European Orchestras include - Berlin Philharmonic, Orchestre Symphonique Divertimento. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra and North American Orchestras include - the Dallas Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony, Concord Chamber Orchestra, Edmonton Symphony, Tacoma Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Spartanburg Symphony and the Cincinnati Pops. 

Experienced team member of major artistic organisations, including: goal setting, fund-raising, public relations, hiring, program development, and community outreach.

Critically acclaimed musical director and co-artistic director of hundreds of jazz, orchestral, country, opera, ballet, children’s, world music, rock’n’roll, rhythm & blues, performances and festivals. Sean has composed and produced music for more than 100 CDs recorded in collaboration with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.


Sean has written for, conducted, directed and collaborated with many artists including; Dame Evelyn Glennie, Adam Lopez, James Morrison, The Whitlams, Tommy Emmanuel, Kate Ceberano, Yvonne Kenny, Teddy Tahu-Rhodes, Suzanne Kompass, David Hobson, Riley Lee, Jane Rutter, David Campbell, Gregory Moore and the electric string trio MASKE. 


Managing partner/director of three successful private companies, Rex Music Services 1993-2009, The Fabulous Group 1998 -2001 & Music on the Boyle 2004 – 2007.


Executive producer roles - Australian Broadcasting Corporation for numerous recordings and projects. 1995 - present


Music Director for Warner Bros/Village Theme Parks, Australia, 1993 – 1998, responsible for all facets of music, production & events across 3 theme parks.


 Special strengths:

·Influential communicator to a wide variety of audiences.

·Thoughtful observer, able to understand and relate to different points of view

·Acclaimed Conductor, Master Orchestrator and Renowned Composer

·Unique ability to work across diverse genres

·Experienced executive recording producer: contemporary, jazz and orchestral

·A deep commitment to music education for all ages

·Experienced in establishing inspired and valuable partnerships between Arts companies, community groups and government organisations


·Quick study and hard worker, committed to life-long learning, high standards of    performance, whilst balancing complex commitments


Professional Advisory to:

·Warner/Village Theme Parks – Music Advisory (1993 – 1999)

·Southern Cross Soloists (Australia) – Board Member (1995-99)

·Brisbane City Council (Australia) – Iconic Cultural Events (1998-2010)

·Queensland Biennial Festival of Music (Australia) – Music Advisory 1999

·John Aitkens Productions – Music Advisory Cultural Events 1999-2007

·Brisbane Riverfestival (Australia) – Music Advisory 1999-2007

·Ashintosh Trust/Teddy Bear Hospital (Australia)  – Board Member (2005-2007)

·Major Brisbane Festivals (Australia)  – Company Director/Board Member 2007/2011

·Barrier Reef Orchestra (Australia)  - Artistic Advisor 2001 – present

·Australian Children’s Music Foundation - Advisor 2002 – present

·Queensland Ballet (Australia) – Music advisor for specific productions 2004-2012

·Andrew McKinnon Concert Presentations – Music Advisor 2005-2010

·State Library of Queensland (Australia) – Music Advisor 2006

·Manly Harbour Rhythms Festival (Australia)  - Artistic Director 2006-2007

·England & Wales Cricket Board (UK) – Music advisory for The Ashes 2009

·Creative Generations, Education Queensland – Music Advisory 2009 – present

·Triptych Productions, Toronto (Canada) – Music Advisory 2011

·Moravian College (USA) – Music Technology Advisory 2012 – present

·Queensland Pops Orchestra – Music Advisory 2014 - present

·Moravian College (USA) – Recruitment and Retention Advisory 2014- present

·Action Research Network of the Americas (USA) – Music Advisor 2014 –present

·Queensland Music Festival (Australia) – Music Advisory for Mt Isa Event 2015

·Music Arrangers Guild of Australia – Patron 2015 – present

·PA Jazz Collective (USA) – Community Relations Advisory 2015 - present