Simone East is a passionate songwriter and orchestral composer with over 15 years experience delivering and designing courses in composition, songwriting, music theory and music history. She has taught at Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Australian Performing Arts School, The Australian Institute of Music and is Composer-in-Residence at Trinity Grammar School.
Simone’s experimental instrumental works have been performed at national and international festivals including the Australian Orchestral Forum.
Simone is fascinated with the interplay between words and music and has been performing as a singer-songwriter, sharing the stage with international artists such as Nashville-based Emma Swift, North Carolina’s The Easy Leaves. Simone is currently putting the finishing touches on her debut album Stealing Time with producer Ben Edwards.