Amaru is a Sydney-based musician, singer-songwriter, producer and sound engineer. He plays a broad range of instruments including piano, trumpet, trombone, and guitar. He began playing music from a young age and started to perform and tour professionally from the age of 15. In 2009, he graduated from the Conservatorium High School and went on to graduate from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (The University of Sydney) in 2015. He has toured Australia and internationally supporting various music acts including Paul Kelly, Thundamentals and Ziggy Ramo. Amaru draws upon the influences of Classical, Jazz, Brazilian and Cuban music and is creatively inspired by First Nations artists and storytelling. Wudjang: Not the Past is his first experience working on an Indigenous stage production which combines dance, theatre and music.