Born into a musical family, Brenden’s music career began at the age of 5, singing and playing the drums. Playing at numerous country music festivals for over 10 years.
At age 10, Brenden studied classical piano for 6 years and also began teaching himself the guitar from the age of 13.
After finishing high school, Brenden completed a Bachelor of Music at QUT in Brisbane, studying jazz and popular music, majoring on the drums. He has recently completed his Graduate Diploma in Music Education.
A very experienced performer, Brenden regularly gigs on guitar, drums and vocals, as a soloist and in duos and bands around South East Queensland.
When you’ve seen Jay Seeney perform, you know it; vibrant, tasteful, bursting with energy & one of a kind.
Having already been dubbed a virtuoso by many industry reps, Jay has played his fair share of gigs; some to tens of thousands of people, others to small bar. However, one thing remains the same. A high energy, passionate performance for all involved.
Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Performer, Backing Musician.
Julieann hails from the Redlands area, situated to the south-east of Brisbane on the bay. Growing up in the suburbs never did dampen her spirits for following country music and its traditional singers and sounds. This is reflected in her own style which is infused with bluegrass and modern tones.
“Lance Coassin” is a south side Brisbane musician and entertainer proficient as a drummer, rhythm guitarist and sings both lead and harmonies. He currently holds a Diploma of Music (performance), a Step 2 in contemporary popular music (drum kit) and is a graduate of the College of Country Music in Tamworth.
He is a past Toyota Star Maker Finalist, a Queensland Country Music Festivals Champion of Champions and TSA award winner in Tamworth.
A versatile and easy going guy who is eager to sing and play anything required and is more than willing to travel where music is going to lead him.”
Michael Cole has been described as a “Legend guitarist and a top bloke”.
My name is Michael Cole. I have been studying, performing, and teaching music for 8 years. I have a strong musical interest in the styles of country, rock, blues, pop, bluegrass, and jazz.
I hold a Bachelor of Popular Music from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music. For the past 6 years I have been teaching one on one lessons on a broad range of instruments, composition, and musical theory.
I love playing music any chance I get and am lucky to play for a range of different artists.
Haybale is a collective of young people enthusiastic about Australian Country Music. Here are some of our aims:
Promote and grow young country music in Australia and New Zealand.
Provide opportunities for young musicians to play, collaborate, produce and promote their music.
Connect with young people from all areas of the Country Music industry – Musicians, Producers, Singers, Radio Presenters, Bloggers and Journalists.
Hosting events and workshops to provide new opportunities for young people.