Rae – Piano, Trumpet
Rae Howell is an Australian composer and multi- instrumentalist specialising in piano. She completed her Bachelor of Music in Performance and Compostion at the University of Melbourne Conservatorium and her Master of Music in Leadership at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Howell is Artistic Director of the Sunwrae Ensemble and as a sought after composer and performer, she works in collaboration with artists from all over the globe, performing across a diverse range of genres in theatre, film, dance and concert hall projects. Her fellowships include Musician in Residence at The Banff Centre in Canada, Atlantic Center for the Arts in Florida USA, Instituto Sacatar in Brazil (a UNESCO Aschberg Bursary), The Visby International Centre for Composers in Sweden, ECCO International in The Gambia, West Africa, La Sonora in Argentina, and most recentlyat the Edward Said National Conservatorium of Music in Palestine.
Howell has performed as a guest artist with many touring acts and has also released 5 albums with her ensemble Sunwrae, who are no strangers to the stage, having performed in excess of 200 concerts since their 2001 inception, premiering more than 50 of her original works.