Andrée Greenwell is a composer, vocalist and sound designer who works across mainstream and experimental platforms in performing arts, screen, and radio. Her catalogue of around 100 scores includes credits for Australia’s leading performing arts organisations including Sydney Theatre Company, Symphony Australia, Australian Dance Theatre, Bell Shakespeare, Belvoir and Queensland Music Festival. She is the 2017 recipient of the Australia Council for the Arts Music Fellowship.
As artistic director and composer of Green Room Music (GRM), Andrée is a leading creator of independent music theatre and multidisciplinary works in Australia, through which she rigorously explores challenging themes concerning a female experience. Works include: Dreaming Transportation: Voice Portraits of the First Women of White Settlement at Port Jackson; The Hanging of Jean Lee; The Villainelles; Laquiem: Tales from the Mourning of the Lac Women and Gothic. Her shot films Medusahead and Laquiem toured to many international film and electronic arts festivals and were broadcast in Holland, France and Australia.
Her collaboration with write Hilary Bell ‘Arrows I,II’ was a program standout as part of Decibel’s commissioned concert After Julia, performed in the presence of the former prime minister at the ABC Studios Ultimo in 2014, and at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, WA, 2015.
Andrée is currently developing a new audio broadcast work Listen to Me in response to the crisis of violence against women, involving 8 Australian writers and diverse musicians, to be completed in early 2018. Listen to Me is supported by the Australia Council for the Arts and Musica Viva.