Bonnie Stewart is a musician, improvisor and composer. She was drawn to Australia’s definitive sound in the creative jazz scene, and moved from Dublin to Sydney in 2012. Featuring on drums, percussion and vocals, Bonnie is actively involved in a mix of self led and collaborative projects such as Bonniesongs, Crossover, Rebel Scum, Pheno, Prophets and the Splinter Orchestra. Bonnie has performed with Company 2’s circus show Le Coup, Big Hart’s theatre collaboration Skate, and musical The Red Tree at Riverside.
Bonnie completed a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in jazz performance on the drums at Newpark Music Centre, Dublin in 2010. She was awarded a travel and training grant from the Irish Arts council to participate in the School of Improvised Music workshop in New York in 2011. She was also awarded a full scholarship in 2009 to attend a summer intensive workshop at Berklee School of Music in Boston. Bonnie most recently was awarded a scholarship to attend in the Australian Art Orchestra Creative Music Intensive in Tasmania in 2016.