Camilo González R, was born in Medellín, Colombia, in 1982. He began music at the age of eight, becoming interested in a variety of musical styles such as Opera, Jazz and Rock. Cam studied Music Composition at Universidad EAFIT, in Medellín, and graduated as the only composer in his class in 2009. Later, in 2013, he completed the program of Master of Arts in Music Composition at Universidad EAFIT in Medellín. He currently lives in Canberra, Australia, and works as a freelance composer, orchestrator, performer, teacher and sound design producer. Both in commercial and artistic music production, his music is intense and profound, achieving high exposition such as his trilogy for symphonic orchestra, Fantasia del Agua, written for the premiere of the dancing water fountain of Empresas Publicas de Medellín and Alcaldía de Medellín in 2009. His concerto for jazz quartet and symphonic orchestra, Gibraltar, world premiered in Havana, Cuba, in October 2011; and he composed the original music for the acclaimed theatre play Veneno in 2012. His music includes a variety of styles such as jazz, contemporary, and experimental, creating a musical language that combines sonorities drawn from all periods of music.
Mike Dooley hails from Canberra, and his early interests included playing jazz and classical piano. He studied classical composition at Sydney Conservatorium of Music, before spending several decades overseas doing humanitarian and musical activities in a number of countries including Thailand, Jordan and Lebanon. In Jordan he was musical director of a singing and dance troupe that specialised in Arabic folk and contemporary music, and was very active performing at local festivals, and recorded an entire album of original Middle Eastern style songs. He also worked as a music therapist for recovering drug addicts in Lebanon. Mike has composed a number of children's songs for successful US network TV shows, several albums of ambient piano music, and is currently active composing film scores for a US based company. Recently he was commissioned to compose an album of incidental piano music by a two-time Emmy award composer. Since returning to Canberra in 2010 he has been active as a jazz and blues pianist in several bands performing at numerous local events and festivals. He is currently completing an advanced diploma of music performance at Canberra Institute of Technology.