Welcome to my website. I'm a composer of Ambient music with Celtic, World and Electronica influences. Below is some information about my background and music. If you'd like to ask me other questions, please feel welcome to email me through the Contact page.

I hope you enjoy the music,
Catherine

Press releases

Visions and Dreams Album
Instrumental Artist of The Year, Los Angeles Music Awards

Musical style

Instrumentals blending elements from Ambient, Celtic, World, New Age, Electronica and Neo-Classical music.

Similar artists (as compared by reviewers and listeners)

Ambient/Worldbeat: Enigma, Deep Forest, Delerium, 'Pure Moods' compilations
Celtic: Enya, Bill Whelan (Riverdance), Ronan Hardiman (Lord of The Dance), The Corrs' instrumentals

Awards

  • Finalist (Top 2%), Voiceover category, Hisense international advertisement (2013)
  • Finalist, Instrumental category, Music Oz Awards at Sydney Opera House (2012)
  • Top 15, Most Cited Australian Female Musicians on the Internet (2012)
  • Nomination, New Age category, Hollywood Music in Media Awards (2011)
  • FM102X Song of The Day (2010)
  • Best Instrumental Artist, Best Instrumental Producer, Toronto International Music Awards (2008)
  • Best Instrumental Artist, International Online Music Awards (2007)
  • Instrumental Artist of The Year, 16th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards (2006)
  • World Music Nomination, Just Plain Folks Music Awards (2006)
  • Honourable Mention, Instrumental category, Unisong International Songwriting Contest (2005)
  • First Prize, Electronic & Dance category, Philips Song Competition (2002)
  • First Prize, PLC Original Song Competition
  • Featured Artist of The Month, About.com Electronic Music section
  • Guide's Pick, About.com World Music section

Training

  • Diploma in Film Music Composition (London School of Creative Studies)
  • Multitrack recording (Melbourne Concert Hall)
  • Music production (Melbourne Concert Hall)
  • Arranging
  • Classical Piano (A.M.E.B. Level 5)
  • Keyboard

Discography

  • Compilation CD: Sounds Like Cafe Volume 37 (2012), 'Single Glance'
  • Compilation CD: Music For Simply Smiles (2012), charity album for children in Mexico
  • Compilation CD: Hurricane Healing (2011) , charity album for those affected by hurricanes
  • Compilation CD: Sounds Like Cafe Volume 35 (2011)
  • Compilation CD: IRL Asia (2011)
  • Compilation CD: Indezonic Radio Volume 4 (2011)
  • Compilation CD: Goa Chillout Volume 4 (2010)
  • Compilation CD: TuneTank ElectroDance Express, presented at Amsterdam Dance Event (2006)
  • Compilation CD: Artist, Repertoire and Licensing International Magazine, issue #25 (2006)
  • Album: Visions and Dreams (2005)

Credits

  • Instructional Videos: Yoga, YogaVibes, USA (2013)
  • Web Series: In Transit, T. Butler Productions, Australia (2012). LA Web Series Festival Official Selection 2013
  • Exhibit: 'The Bells of Birrarung', Federation Bells Carillons, Melbourne Australia (2012)
  • Web Series: The Omegas, Urreola Film, USA (2011)
  • Advertisement: Avalon Apartments, New Vistas/Aslam Architects/Poorna Kriti Facade Designers, India (2011)
  • Documentary: A Day in The Life of Felix, Invent Health, UK (2008)
  • Advertisement: Azul Sensatori Resort, Legacy Travel, USA (2008)
  • Documentary: The Awakening - New York, Coleman Media Productions, USA (2007)
  • Various background music for commercial websites and corporate presentations including: Photodex (USA), Dragon Page Group (UK) and Infobyte (Italy)

© 2005-2006 Catherine Duc. Copyright notice: All music on this site is protected by copyright law and by international treaties. You may download this music and make reasonable number of copies of this material only for your own personal use. You may not otherwise reproduce, distribute, publicly perform, or create derivative works of this material, unless authorized by the appropriate copyright owner. Queries about licensing music for commercial purposes can be sent to catherine_duc@yahoo.com