is the Head of Saxophone at the University of Western Australia and tutors at The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and several local Perth Schools. Erin is a classically trained saxophonist but prefers the term cross-genre saxophonist as she can be seen performing in all genres of music on all saxophones. She is a highly respected international saxophonist and regularly performs with the Malaysian Philharmonic and Western Australian Symphony Orchestras. Around Perth Erin can be seen performing solo recitals or with local ensembles such as The Oz Big Band, the award-winning Perth Cabaret Collective and the Just Sax saxophone quartet. Erin aspires to become an internationally renowned performer, promoter and tutor of the saxophone and is determined, as a life goal, to make Perth a sought-after place to study saxophone. Tim Newhouse
is a composer, musician and arranger based in Perth, Western Australia. His compositions have been performed internationally and all-around Australia, most notably at the Manly and Davenport Jazz Festivals, St Briavels Castle in Chepstow. Tim is a recipient of the 2015 Jack Bendat Travel Scholarship, a grant which funded a tour to the east coast of Australia with his compositions for jazz orchestra. At eighteen, Tim became the 2014 Associate Composer-in-Residence for the WA Youth Jazz Orchestra (WAYJO). Leah Guelfi
is a diverse performer who studied at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), graduating with a Bachelor of Music (Classical Performance) and a Graduate Diploma of Music (Opera). In 2016 she graduated Edith Cowan University with a Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary Music). Leah loves to explore different styles, especially jazz. Leah has fronted the Oz Big Band, one of Perth's favourite swing bands, since 2012, performing regularly around Perth and touring nationally. She also performs around with Western Australia with the Metro Big Band. Besides performing, Leah is passionate about high-quality music education in schools, and is a secondary classroom music teacher at Mercedes College and a vocal tutor at Perth College.
Erin Royer, saxophone
Tim Newhouse, electronics
Leah Guelfi, vocal