Katie Hardyman Music

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Katie Hardyman is a Multi Award Winning songwriter, composer from Sydney, Australia. She loves to tell a story through songwriting and her heartfelt ballads resonate deeply with her audiences. Katie draws inspiration from her own life experience and infuses her songs with honesty, authenticity and sincere narration through her moving lyrics and melodies.

Katie has an impressive resume in a musicians world and was thrilled to recently win a Hollywood Music In Media award for her holiday song, SNOWFLAKE as well as a Vegas Film Award for Best song and Best Inspirational Film maker. She has also won at the New York, LA , Venice and Montreal Film festivals, also for Best Song. And in 2023 Katie was nominated for Best Orchestral Composition at the World Entertainment Awards in LA.

Katie has an extensively ambitious soul and a passion for writing music for Film. She has had her music placed in the Hallmark Christmas movie, Swept Up By Christmas and various TV advertisments in Tokyo.

In 2023 Katie took the year off to study and complete a Post Graduate Degree in Film and Game Scoring through the Film Scoring Academy of Europe. This gave her the chance to widen her experience and gain valuable knowledge in all areas of Film Composing as well as 9 live recordings of her original scores with the European Recording Orchestra in Bulgaria, Sofia.

Katie has been surrounded by music as long as she can remember. Inspired by her Grandfather, she began piano lessons at age 7 ,wrote and recorded her first song at 14 and continued to perform through High School and University both in bands and flying solo. While working as a Paediatric Oncology Nurse, Katie discovered that music had a powerful effect on her patients and she continues to compose music with these special children as her inspiration. Katie hopes through her powerful lyrics and melodies her audience can gain a beter understading of the important messages and themes her songs carry. Katie writes all her songs on the piano first before going to the studio where the real magic is created. The 'studio' is her favourite place to be, the place where all her songs come to life. 

Katie is an advocate for Don Spencer's The Australian Children's Music Foundation and has also been a songwriting judge alongside X Factor Winner Samantha Jade for the ACMF National Songwriting contest. She has also been a judge in the Independent music awards in America.