Bio

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Alana Patmore is an upcoming indie/folk singer/songwriter from Sydney. Having spent her formative years honing her craft, she continues to work towards enhancing and exploring her artistic talents through various musical endeavours. She graduated from the Talent Development Program in 2016 and has achieved prestigious awards for her songwriting, including first prize in the ACMF National Songwriting Competition. She also fronts Sydney pop band, Paper Stranger. Alana regularly gigs around Sydney, at venues such as the Record Crate in Glebe. She also collaborates as a session singer, most famously featuring on NRMA’s ‘Keep you Moving’ campaign. Currently studying at the Sydney Conservatorium, Alana has been writing, performing, and collaborating, and plans on releasing an EP of original songs in the near future.

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  • Winner Australia Children’s Music Foundation 2015 National Song Writing Competition, 15/16 for “End of Time”
  • Participated  in 50 songs in 5 days camp 2015
  • Finalist – Tropscore 2015
  • Amrap Airit Artist since 2015
  • the Voice Australia 2015, Blind Audition
  • Winner Australia Children’s Music Foundation 2014 National Song Writing Competition, 15/16 for “Mirror”
  • 2nd Prize Sydney Eisteddfod Singer Songwriter 2014 Open Age Event for “Mirror”
  • 1st Prize Ryde Eisteddfod Original Composition Open Age Event 2014 for “Mirror”
  • Winner of StarNow Artist Sponsorship $5000 GiveAway 2014
  • Winner Tropscore Jr 2013
  • HC Australia Children’s Music Foundation 2013 National Song Writing Competition, Category B for “You to My Me”
  • 2nd Prize Sydney Eisteddfod Singer Songwriter 2013 Open Age Event for “You to My Me”
  • 1st Prize Ryde Eisteddfod Original Composition Open Age Event 2013 for “You to My Me”
  • HC 2013 Sydney Eisteddfod Original Composition Open Age for “Another Letter”
  • 2nd Prize Australia Children Music Foundation 2012 National Song Writing Competition, Category B for “When I am with You”
  • Finalist JD Music Award 2012, Song Category, by Australia Screen Composer Guild (one of the two finalists) for “Walking to School”
  • 1st Prize 2011 Sydney Eisteddfod original work own composition, 14U, for “Walking to School”
  • HC 2011 Sydney Eisteddfod, singer/songwriter Open Age for “Let’s Go”
  • 3rd place Granny Smith Festival 2011 talent competition
  • 1st Prize Northern Beach Eisteddfod, 2010, Ballard, Contemporary Vocal 12u
  • 1st Prize Northern Beach Eisteddfod, 2010, Up-tempo, Contemporary Vocal 12u
  • 2nd Prize Northern Beach Eisteddfod, 2010, Character, Contemporary Vocal 12u
  • HC (4th place) Northern Beach Eisteddfod, 2010, Championship, Contemporary Vocal 14u
  • Diamond Award Vocalist Yamaha Music Festival Stage Band 2009, with Beecroft Primary Stage Band
  • 2nd Prize Ryde Eisteddfod, Vocal Contemporary, 12u, 2009
  • 2nd Prize: Jazz/Blue 10-12, Parramatta Eisteddfod, 2008,
  • 3rd Prize: Contemporary Vocal 10-12, Parramatta Eisteddfod 2008,
  • HC Contemporary Championship 13&Under, Parramatta Eisteddfod 2008,
  • Gold Medal Vocalist – Stage Band, Yamaha Band Festival, NSW Schools 2007
  • Gold Medal Vocalist – Stage Band, UNSW Band Competition 2007
  • 1st Prize Vocalist – Stage Band, Sydney Eisteddfod Band Competition 2007
  • 2nd Place Galston Eisteddfod 2007, vocal with CD backing, 10u
  • 3rd Place Galston Eisteddfod, 2007, vocal 10u,
  • HC Ryde Eisteddfod 2007, 10u
  • Finalist Blacktown Junior Superstar (2006)
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Film

  • Featured as Vocalist on NRMA’s ‘Keep You Moving’ campaign performing a rendition of ‘500 miles (I’m Gonna Be)’ and working with WeLoveJam studios.
  • Featured on sound tracks created by Rafael May Music for Cadbury Chocolate Australia, Natures Way, and MKR.
  • Hybrid Documentary, “My Red Guard” by Lucas Yuwaganit Li (AFTRS) as songwriter, performer, and narrator.

 

Music

  • Featured as Vocalist on NRMA’s ‘Keep You Moving’ campaign performing a rendition of ‘500 miles (I’m Gonna Be)’ and working with WeLoveJam studios.
  • Featured on sound tracks created by Rafael May Music for Cadbury Chocolate Australia, Natures Way, and MKR.
  • Hybrid Documentary, “My Red Guard” by Lucas Yuwaganit Li (AFTRS) as songwriter, performer, and narrator.
  • Performed at NSW Premier awards 2017
  • Featured on original song for ABC show ‘Pulse’, written and produced by Oscar Gross.
  • Songwriting team with Josh Pyke – Song Summit 2011, backstage pass, co-wrote “Jealousy”, lead female vocal in second verse of the recording http://www.songsummit.com.au/wp-content/uploads/BSP-Songwriters.mp3
  • Songwriting team 2009, 2012 Song Summit, Backstage pass, co-wrote “Soccer Fever”
  • Songwriting team for Sydney Children Festival Choir 2011. Wrote “Let’s Go”, “Rise” and co-wrote “Calm Sea” and they were performed and recorded by Sydney Children Festival Choir during 2011 Children Festival
  • Vocalist, Stage Band, Beecroft Primary School 2007-2009
  • Concert with John Morrison Quartet, 2009
  • Performed at Manly Jazz Festival 2007 and 2009
  • Voice Session singer for Woolworths, “the Fresh Food People”– (with Emma Pask), May 2008
  • Session singer for Telstra TVC “We are Australian”– lead vocal, November 2008
  • Session singer for TV drama “Chandon Picture 2” ABC, Foxtel, lead vocal, 2009