Rae Howell


Screen Name

Rae Howell


Teacher, Performer, Composer, Film composer


Primary Study

Composition, Film scoring, Percussion, Piano, Score Analysis, Trumpet

Other Study

piano, vibraphone, strings, accordion, clarinet, flute, harp, trumpet, french horn, mellophone, double bass & percussion.


Classical, Jazz, Contemporary, Improvisation, Theater, Film music

Other genre


About Me



Rae Howell is an acclaimed Australian composer and multi-instrumentalist. She is founding director of Sunwrae: a touring ensemble, label and sheet music publisher, and works across a range of genres in collaboration with performing and visual artists, in film, theatre, dance, concert hall, and multimedia productions. Rae’s fellowships include Musician in Residence programs in the USA, Canada, Europe, Palestine, West Africa, Vietnam, Australia, and South America, including a UNESCO Aschberg Bursary for the Instituto Sacatar in Brazil, and she graduated with a BMus (Hons) from Melbourne University, and an MMus from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London. Published work includes numerous Sunwrae Ensemble recordings, a double volume solo album and sheet music anthology, collaborative recordings including her electronic duo Rabbitsss (USA), and she has appeared as a guest artist on countless other releases. Rae has performed at festivals and concerts worldwide including Australia House in London for the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip and Sir David Attenborough, the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House in Vietnam, SxSW, Golden Plains, Brisbane Festival, The Famous Spiegeltent and has worked on productions with Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Puppets with Guts (UK), and One Off Makery (AUS).
More info:
www.raehowellmusic.com and www.sunwrae.com

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