harp / voice
Mary Doumany is an Australian harpist, singer and composer. Classically trained, she is fluent across multiple genres including jazz, contemporary, folk and experimental, and is known also for creating ground breaking works for harp and other instruments/combinations.
She is featured on a significant number of major motion picture soundtracks, including “Shine” and “The Truman Show” both as a singer and harpist.
Variously, since the age of 17, she has played with the Queensland, Sydney and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras.
Also a song writer, the collaborative project, “The Lovers”, with composer Jeremy Alsop, was nominated for 5 ARIA awards and featured many of Australia’s finest jazz musicians.
Mary regularly tours Europe and the US, and spends a significant part of each year in Tokyo, where she collaborates with local and international experimental musicians.
She was a recitalist, playing her own compositions at the 2018 World Harp Congress in Hong Kong, also curating the Australasian Harp Orchestra, who performed her composition, based on a theme written by one of her HK students.