Amy Bastow Bio Pic2Amy Bastow (b. 1985) was born in a small rural town in outback Australia. Amy is a 1st class honours graduate and scholarship recipient from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Amy began her professional life as a classical musician and composer, writing music for many of the country’s leading professional ensembles, including the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Australian String Quartet and The Song Company. Amy’s concert works premiered at many major events, festivals and venues throughout Australia and internationally, including the ISCM World New Music Days, the National Composers’ Forum, the Performing Australian Music Competition in London, the Melbourne Fringe Festival and the Auckland Fringe Festival.

Amy now spends the majority of her time composing music for film, television and advertising. Amy is currently the composer for Channel 7′s drama “Winners and Losers” (series 3) and is also currently writing music for James Cameron’s latest 3D feature documentary, Deep Sea Challenge. Amy was a finalist for the APRA PDA Screen Music Award this year. Amy currently works from her studio in Melbourne and can be spotted scooting around the city on her little red Vespa!

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