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Abi McCunn

Abi McCunn

Biography

Abi McCunn is a multi-instrumentalist in the Sydney jazz and Musical Theatre scene. She specialises in saxophones, flutes and clarinets. Abi completed her studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2016, graduating with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance (Saxophone). While studying, she held the lead alto saxophone chair in the Sydney Conservatorium Jazz Orchestra and undertook classical flute and clarinet training.

Abi currently works as a commercial doubler. More recent credits include playing Reed 1 for Pippin (GFO Productions), opening Australian professional theatre after Covid. She has also depped for professional Sydney productions including Chicago (GFO) and Billy Elliot and has played reeds for Caroline, or Change (Luckiest Productions), Catch Me if You Can (LPD Productions), In The Heights (Josh Robson Productions), Gypsy (Luckiest Productions) and Cry-Baby (LPD Productions) at the Hayes Theatre. Further to this, Abi has also played for In The Heights, Hear Me Roar and Ziggy Ramo's Black Thoughts at the Sydney Opera House.

Additionally, Abi has performed with a number of groups and artists, including Basement Jaxx, Keiynan Lonsdale, David Campbell, Mark Vincent, Marina Prior and is a member of the New Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra, and Divergence Jazz Orchestra.

Professional Experience

  • Regional

Regions

  • Australia/NZ

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Pit Musician (Other)

My Instruments

  • Clarinet
  • Flute
  • Piccolo
  • Saxophone

Software

  • Logic
  • Sibelius

Person of Color?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • She/Her