Grant Winterburn – Accompanist
Grant Winterburn is one of New Zealand’s leading keyboard players. His wealth of experience across a wide range of musical genres has made him in demand as a musical director, pianist, accompanist, jazz organ player, session musician and music tutor. Grant has been a Performance Teacher at the jazz department of The University of Auckland School of Music since 2007. As a musical director Grant has worked on many theatre productions including –The Pirates of Penzance directed by Raymond Hawthorne, Jaques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris for Unitec School of Performing and Screen Arts, and Richard O’Brien – One Night Only. As a freelance keyboard player Grant’s credits include – Eye TV “Fire Down Below”, Coca Cola Christmas in the Park, Lady Sings the Blues, NZ’s Got Talent, Stars in their Eyes, Midge Marsden, Carly Binding, The Ladykillers, and Mamma Mia. As an accompanist he has worked with Richard O’Brien, Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Helen Medlyn, Jackie Clarke, Tina Cross, Suzanne Lynch and Annie Crummer. He recently appeared on the CD “Ace Tone” by Ron Samsom and the Neutrino Funk Experience.