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Amayzing May - The Life and Work of May Howlett (Biography)

By Jeanell Carrigan

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This book is dedicated to May Howlett, brilliant composer and performer, who deserves to have a lasting tribute written about her life, her work on the stage and her music.

Commencing at the age of two, May was already tap dancing and appearing on stage and in her early years had a successful career under her belt. ... She excelled as a singer and as a pianist and received accolades in her years at the Melbourne Conservatorium. She also added acting on stage to her many achievements and a national tour with Barry Humphries as his accompanist. ... May has written such beautiful music, performed worldwide and broadcast regularly. (Ann Carr-Boyd)

The book also includes sample sheet music and QR codes of many recordings.

ISBN 978-1-876829-89-6


A National Treasure: Celebrating the Life and Achievements of Larry Sitsky

By Jeanell Carrigan and Rita Crews

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Biography of Larry Sitsky co-authored by Jeanell Carrigan AM and Rita Crews OAM 

Not just a biography, this book traces the family history from Sitsky's childhood in China, the family's emigration to Australia, his studies at the NSW Conservatorium, the inspiration for his many works and his teaching at the Canberra School of Music, ANU of which he was a foundation member. With definite political and community views and often a controversial and outspoken figure, Larry Sitsky is one of the pre-eminent composers and performers in this country and his influence on later students and teachers has been nothing less than profound.

ISBN 9781876829919