Catherine Haridy

CATHERINE HARIDY MANAGEMENT

Catherine Haridy’s career has run the full gamut of the Australian music industry. Beginning as a contributor for Melbourne's Inpress Magazine, Cath demonstrated early on that she had a keen eye for talent. Around this time she also volunteered at Melbourne's legendary Triple R Radio, filling in for The Breakfasters and producing various one-off specials.

Before long she found herself at Warner Music Australia as A&R co-ordinator, then at Festival Mushroom Records as A&R Manager, signing some of Australia's most enduring bands of the last few years including Eskimo Joe, George, Gyroscope and Red Jezebel as well as hitching her A&R wagon to Motor Ace, 28 Days, Amiel, Gerling, 67 Special and Olivia Newton John amongst many others. During her time at FMR Cath was also instrumental in working on special projects such as Corroboration, a journey through contemporary Australian and Indigenous music which featured collaborations between great Australian artists like Kylie Minogue and Jimmy Little.

In 2006 Cath decided to make the move to the other side of the negotiation table and throw herself full-time into artist management. At present, Catherine Haridy Management's stable includes Eskimo Joe, Jebediah, Adalita and Bob Evans, talented music producers, Steven Schram, Jimi Maroudas, Gareth Parton, Mick Glossop, Tony Buchen and Andy Lawson, along with involvement in a development label with members of Eskimo Joe. The label, Dirt Diamond Productions currently has developing local Perth artists and dynamic four piece band, The Chemist along with solo beauty Kathryn Rollins.

The management company has expanded into it’s first foray with non musical artists working on the talented Craig Shuftan who has had two works published, won an ARIA and broadcast the successful “Culture Club” on national youth network Triple J.

Catherine is also a currently Chairman of the Association of Artist Managers, an APRA Ambassador, board member on the Community Broadcasting Foundation and is involved in various important advocacy issues that affect artists and managers in Australia.
 

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