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Consultant – Orchestra Bookings

Ken-Laing Ken Laing AM is Australia’s leading Orchestra Manager and has coordinated Musicians and Orchestras for most of Australia’s leading Producers and Promoters.

Ken has worked with a host of international and national touring artists, in recording sessions, television productions, special events, concerts and private functions.

Ken Produced 7 Royal Command Performances including for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Duke of Edinburgh, HRH Princess Mary of Denmark, His Royal Highness Prince Edward, His Royal Highness Prince Charles & the Duke and Duchess of Kent.

Ken is an Australian Aria Award winner, whose musical background enables him to provide professional ‘Artistic Musical Direction’ with an aim to achieving the best possible outcome. He is able to supply leading professional musicians with the specific talent and expertise to meet the diversity of needs of each client. This service includes supplying Musical Directors, Arrangers, Copyists and every possible grouping of musicians from a soloist to a Symphony Orchestra.

For over 40 years, Ken’s musicians have worked throughout Australia with the crème de la crème of Australian and International performers – in concerts, cabarets, recording sessions, TV productions, special & corporate events and private parties, and across all genres of music from rap to opera. He has Produced countless events and concerts at the the Sydney Opera House including concerts for Vivid Festival, Cinematic Orchestra, Glenn Miller Orchestra and Christmas at the Opera House.

Music Coordination

“Ken has a rare, innate ability to bring together exactly the right combination of musicians for any genre of music.” Maestro Dr Tommy Tycho AM MBE

Music Coordination

“Paul, thanks for the great adventure. Lots of love.” Michael Ball.

International Artists

Orchestra Management

For Tours by Australia’s leading Promoters and Producers:

Barbra Streisand
Tony Bennett
Hugh Jackman
Michael Crawford CBE
Oprah Winfrey
Anthony Warlow
Ramin Karimloo
Sierra Boggess
Faith Prince
Dame Shirley Bassey
Michael Ball
David Campbell
Sammy Davis Jnr
Peter Allen
Marvin Hamlisch
Ill Divo
John Farnham AO
Olivia Newton John AO
Sarah Brightman
Kanye West
Ross Coleman
Neil Sedaka
The Commodores
Charles Aznavour
Joan Rivers
Nancy Wilson
Randy Crawford
Isaac Hayes
Lou Rawls
Human Nature
The Four Kinsmen
James Morrison
Yvonne Kenny
David Campbell
Karen O
My Brightest Diamond
Sufjan Stevens
Bryce Dressner
Emily Haines
Guy Sebastian
Tommy Emmanuel

Professional Musicals

Orchestra Coordination

The Boy from Oz with Hugh Jackman
Mary Poppins Australia & NZ Tour
Les Miserables Melbourne
The Lion King
Legally Blonde Sydney
The Music of Andrew Lloyd Weber
Beauty & The Beast


Orchestra Coordination

Anthony Warlow Face The Music
Anthony Warlow Back in the Swing
Mark Vincent My Dream Mio Visione
Mark Vincent & Marina Prior Together
John Farnham Remember When I Was Young
Shout! Aria Winning Cast Album
Guy Sebastian Climb Every Mountain
Guy Sebastian Kryptonite
Anthony Callea The Prayer
Gregg Arthur
David Campbell Good Lovin’
Jack Vidgen Inspire


Orchestra Coordination

Oprah’s Ultimate Australian Adventure
FIFA World Cup Congress Opening Ceremony
Australian Idol String Orchestra
Australian Idol Grand Final Sydney Opera House
2 x Ch9 Brisbane Lord Mayor’s Carols
2 x ABC TV Friday Night Crack-up
4 x SBS TV Ethnic Business Awards
Opening of Fox Studios Sydney
So You Think You Can Dance
X Factor
Shannon Noll TV Special
Battle of the Choirs
Young Talent Time

Australian Stars Worked With

Alan Jones AO
David Hobson
Jimmy Barnes
John Foreman OAM
Marina Prior
Michael Cormick
Sarah Blasko
Babies Proms
A Throw of Dice
Simon Tedeschi
Amelia Farrugia
Deborah Cheetham
Mark Vincent
Todd McKenny
Wayne Scott Kermond
Martin Lass
Australian Ballet
Sydney Dance Company
Bangarra Dance Theatre
Troy Cassar-Daley
The Umbilical Brothers
Kerri-Anne Kennerley
Andy Firth
Emma Pask
Paul Martell
Vince Sorrenti
Sandy Scott
Jackie Love
Simon Gallaher
Ray Martin AM
Ricky May
Debra Byrne
Rhonda Burchmore
Joan McInnes-Hardy
John Williamson AM
Adam Brandt
Maria Schneider
Deborah Hutton
Larry Emder
Peter Byrne
Julie Anthony AM OBE
Barry Crocker
Normie Rowe AM
Sandy Scott
Col Joye AM
Neil Hanson
Bernard Walz
Gregg Arthur
Rogue Traders
Jane Rutter
Rachel Beck
Jimmy Little AO
Stephen Fisher-King
Phil Cass

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