The collection of artistry, expertise and passion in this group is what will make this event unlike anything you've experienced. A creative project of passionate artists, directors, producers, who are all curious about the impact of sound and frequency. Our team is elite, eclectic, creative and change-makers in the world.
Dedication. Expertise. Passion.
ARTISTS & TEAM
Founder, Creative Director &
En Coda Lead Artist
Tenille Bentley is the founder and creative director of the internationally award-winning En Coda Symphony Orchestra 432 Hz, co-producer of the documentary Does Sound Heal and En Coda 432 Hz The Film.
Her musical body of work has been recognised by the International Sound Awards in Prague, International Sound Future Awards in New York, Munich Music Awards and Euro Music Awards and used in therapeutic clinics for patients with trauma, anxiety and PTSD.
Tenille’s collective works have reached the global stages in unique art projects at Nuit Blanche Paris – Museum of Modern Art of Paris & The Palais de Tokyo Museum Square and Techism Exhibitions in Florida as it continues to make its way around the globe.
Her therapeutic music is influenced by the fusion of ancient sound traditions, classical music and modern lyrical structures, presenting a deep listening musical experience that leaves her audiences feeling transformed with the effect said to be lasting for weeks beyond the sessions.
Tenille transitioned from an illustrious business career receiving awards recognised by the Prime Minister such as The Australian Leadership Award and her being selected by The Australian Financial Review as one of the top 100 Women of Influence. The Governor inducted her into the Western Australian Women's Hall of Fame, and she became a finalist in the Telstra Business Woman of the Year.
She was also one of the top 3 in the Australian Institute of Management Excellence Awards. This was in recognition for her contribution to the community.
During Tenille’s business career she has sat on some of Australia's most prestigious boards as a non-executive director, advising and governing multi- million-dollar organsations.
Percussionist & Vocalist
An artist at heart born on a small island from the Philippine Archipelago where much of her influence was her culture of sound and healing.
Performed on world stages with highly regarded artists, January is also multi-instrumental frequency musician that is one of the main artists of the En Coda Symphony and En Coda Ensemble (14 time internationally award winning production).
Her presence in space as well as her ability in alchemising and creating the different fusion of sounds with her voice is powerful and can leave those that participate in her sound ceremonies and retreats breathless.
January’s love for anthropology extends her deep love for world cultures and that including world music creating her unique blend of earthly sounds derived from the roots of her island home.
DR STUART JAMES
Stuart is a Head Lecturer in the Composition and Music Technology program at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
Stuart is a Western Australian-based composer, performer, sound designer, audio engineer, and producer. His compositional work explores both acoustic and electronic instruments, and he has been commissioned to write compositions by the ABC, Decibel Ensemble, Tetrafide Ensemble, the WASO New Music Ensemble, percussionist Louise Devenish, and visual artist Erin Coates.
Stuart's work has also been performed by the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Michael Kieran Harvey, and his work has been released on Tall Poppies. Stuart won the state finals of the ASME young composers’ competition, won the Dorothy Ransom composition prize, and has also been nominated for Australian Music Centre Awards for his percussion pieces Temperaments and Kinabuhi | Kamatayon.
Stuart has been a founding member of the Decibel ensemble, and has performed as part of this ensemble throughout Europe and Asia.
Stuart also manages and operates a commercial recording studio, and has recorded and mixed national and international artists including ShockOne, Kele Okereke, JMSN, Ta-ku, Loston, Jaime Page, and others. Stuart also completed his doctorate for research in spatial audio, spectral synthesis, and wave terrain synthesis, and has continued to publish regularly on music technology.
Musical Director & Conductor
Mark is a major figure in the cultural life of Western Australia. He is a pianist, conductor, artistic director and gallery owner.
He grew up in Perth and studied music at the University of Western Australia before moving to London where he lived and worked for several years.
He returned to Australia to become Head of the Music Faculty at UWA and since this time has held leadership roles at state and national levels in the performing arts and higher education sectors. Mark is a former board member and CEO of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, a music writer for The Australian newspaper and a judge for the national performing arts awards, The Helpmanns.
Mark is the founder and director of The Orangery Gallery, a restored arts space showcasing local artists and musicians. In addition to his work in the arts sector.
Mark has a long-standing interest in health and wellbeing and for 13 years owned and operated a medical centre providing a range of health services. Mark is a three-time finalist for West Australian of the Year in the Arts and Culture category.
Julian is a didjeridu healer, performer and teacher with a passionate interest in Aboriginal culture and music.
Julian has been taught by a number of Yolngu elders in Arnhemland and Noongar elders in Western Australia.
Having collaborated with them musically and culturally over many years, he has their blessing and approval for using the didjeridu in his healing, performance and teaching work.
In all these activities, he aims to respectfully impart the spirit of what he was taught and to connect people with nature through various rhythms, songs and nature calls.