BAND

GLENN MOORHOUSE - GUITAR 1

As a guitarist, singer, song writer, arranger + musical director, Glenn Moorhouse   has enjoyed a rich and colourful eighteen year career in the Australian music industry.His musical journey has delivered more twists and turns than the rugged coast lines of his island home, Tasmania: from guitarist with the critically acclaimed rock/pop outfit The Dead Abigails to the enigmatic frontman for hard rock/post punk exponents The Dog Line, Musical Director with the electro/funk/soul Mayfield as well as Musical Director for the remarkable talent that is Bobby Fox. Glenn’s foray into Musical Theatre began with a three year stint as guitarist on the Tony/Helpmann Award winning Jersey Boys. Since then he has played on Gordon Frost’s 2014 production of Rocky Horror, the incredibly successful seasons of Enda Markey’s Blood Brothers, and Luna Hare’s powerful rock odyssey B-Girl starring iOTA which premiered at the Sydney Opera House. Together with co-MD, the wonderful Hayden Baaltropp, he recreated the score for the 2016 Hayes Theatre season of The Fantasticks, working alongside Director, Helen Dallimore, to produce a remarkable new take on a legendary piece of theatre. As Associate MD he has recently opened Nick Enright/Terence Clarke’s classic Australian work Summer Rain to rave reviews.

MARK HENNESSY - GUITAR 2

Mark Hennessy is one of Australia’s leading rock musicians since the late 90s. First taking to the stage as lead singer and guitarist at the age of 15, Mark played in top Brisbane bands such as Cradlemind and Roadstar, along with his own solo shows. His current band, Ramjet, has been one of Queensland’s premiere rock & pop acts for the last 9 years and his other project Alive – The Pearl Jam Show is a world class tribute act. Playing in major events all around Queensland, Mark has developed a reputation for his engaging and energetic stage presence, along with rock solid guitar work.

CHRIS PEARSON - BASS

Chris Pearson is a London-based bass player who has performed in over twenty countries across the world. He has worked with a diverse range of artists including: Megan Washington, Jimmy Barnes, Resin Dogs, Paul Gilbert, UK X-factor finalist Jennifer Phillips, Diesel, Elio Pace, The Ten Tenors, Peter Coombe and 60s pop-icon Russell Morris to name a few. Chris has performed at The Royal Albert Hall, The Isle of Wight Festival (United Kingdom), The Sydney Opera House, Pentages Theatre (Los Angeles), The Warfield (San Francisco), Irving Plaza (New York), and Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club (London), Deutsches Schauspielhaus (Hamburg). Chris studied at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, graduating with a Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance). In 2016 the song Champagne, co-written with Dave Orr, was released in Australia and received radio play and reached number 1 on the Australian Independent Radio Charts. Chris is a member of Tango Hustler, a three-piece instrumental hip hop collective.

BEN ISACKSON - DRUMS

Having grown up with one of the original Oz Rock Drummers as a father, playing with the likes of Johnny O’Keefe and John Farnham – Ben didn’t have too far to look for inspiration and quickly followed in his Dad’s footsteps. Ben has played drums for a diverse range of world class artists, groups and productions including: Icehouse, Leo Sayer, Brian McFadden, Cody Simpson, James Blunt, Anthony Callea, Leona Lewis, Barry Leef, Erana Clarke, Devon Allman, Mitch Anderson, Michael Paynter, Christine Anu, Shannon Noll, Jackie Orszacky, Jack Vidgen, Deni Hines, Margaret Urlich, Ziggy Music of David Bowie and Kurt Cobain The Musical. Ben has also played drums for various television comercials including most recently: LG, Outback Steakhouse, FOX, Franklins, Big W, Woolworths, So Fresh, NOW and McDonalds.

DAN WOLSNER - KEYBOARD

As a city kid raised in Malmö Sweden, Dan was only 2 years old when he came in contact with a keyboard and it was already clear that he was going to devote his life to music and today his influences range far and wide. Dan Wolsner completed a Music Production degree at Vaxjo University in Sweden and since then he has further studied, worked, lived and breathed music in various corners of the world. Dan has been based in Brisbane for the last few years and has quickly made a name for himself in the Australian music scene. In recent years he has had the privilege of jamming with elite touring and session musicians including: George Spanky McCurdy, Tim Stewart, Lady GAGA, JLO and The Jacksons’ bassist Brandon Brown. Dan also plays in Matt Corby’s band and has appeared at various festivals including: Woodford, Byron Blues fest, West Coast Blues and Roots and Van fest to mention a few.