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Lynne Newman, M.Litt.

Lynne Music Australia ABN 51 963 116 914

Currently performing solo, teaching, song writing, recording and writing.

Lynne has a personal website for her original music which you can visit at

2018-2019 Part of a PhD in Music Composition at WSU

Attained Master of Letters Degree in 2010 from CQU in Creative Writing via Distance Education

Attained Bachelor of Arts Degree in 2006 from USQ in Music History and History via Distance Education

Teaching Music (Singing, Piano and Guitar) privately since 1990

Designed and taught Creative Development Courses Singing For Everyone at UNSW for 18 years

Designed and taught Creative Development Courses Singing For Everyone, Jazz Vocals and Musical Notation at Eastern Suburbs Community College and Sydney Community College for 18 years

Music Notes

Won various Songwriting Awards

Band Watercolour whose debut CD was launched at The Basement in August 1997, attained commercial air play soon after. A recording contract was offered but Lynne turned it down and made instead a second independent CD of original compositions This Human Thing

Won Moomba Song Competition’s Australian Conservation Foundation Award for her song Greenhouse Effect

Performed band gigs with original compositions at many prominent and well established venues including The Basement, Kinsellas, Sydney Opera House Forecourt, Darling Harbour, Martin Place Amphitheatre, Harbourside Brasserie, The Rocks Markets, Paddington Markets, etc.

Performed many solo piano bar gigs and attained residency status at venues including The Albury Hotel in Paddington, Sydney Casino, Sydney Hilton’s America’s Cup Bar, Menzies Hotel, Sheraton On The Park, Hotel Intercontinental, etc.

Australian Music Examination Board (AMEB) Registered Teacher No. 12480, registered since 1994

Studied Arranging at NSW Conservatorium of Music

Studied Jazz Vocals with the late, great Kerrie Biddell at NSW Conservatorium of Music

Became Writer Full Member of Australasian Performing Right Association Limited (APRA) in 1988

Studied Pianoforte with Australian Music Examination Board

Matriculated from Kambala School for Girls, Rose Bay

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