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2008 College Graduate Kaylah Anne debuts on latest NfS
NfS 123 Track 18 End of the Ride | EP produced by Rod McCormack
2008 CMAA College Graduate is celebrating the release of her debut single recorded on the Central Coast with award winning producer Rod McCormack at the realm.
The Newcastle youngster one of 22 to attend this year’s prestigious college of music in Tamworth wanted to develop her songwriting and pick up some stage performance tips.
‘So I could put it into practice to formulate my own style’ she says.
As part of the package Kaylah Anne got to live on campus at Calrossy in Tamworth and fine tune her craft under expert guidance from tutors Merelyn Carter Mike McClellan Jim Haynes and Travis Collins.
Fast pace by six months and leaving audiences wanting more at the Graduate Concert in January Kaylah Anne delivers her first single End of the Ride.
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www.myspace.com/kaylahannemusic  for a track preview.
Rising star Kaylah Anne is building a strong reputation around the Newcastle and Hunter Valley area. A regular performer at many venues like Hexham Bowling Club, Kaylah has had
outstanding success in the past 12 month with numerous talent quest wins, and in January 2008 graduated from the Australian College of Country Music.

Her original songs have already been played on Newcastle’s 105.3 NEW FM, 100.9 Port Stephens FM, Tamworth’s’ 100.5 FM and 2TM, but now Kaylah Anne is making another step up the ladder.

Her forthcoming EP has been produced by the award-winning Rod McCormack and the first single, written by Kaylah Anne, is a great introduction for Australia to this talented singer/songwriter. Pure country vocals and a strong hooky song make for an excellent entrée to the EP.
Profile NfS 123
To contact Kaylah Anne
Mick Woods
E: mick@kaylahanne.com.au
M: 0408 115 012

2008 Graduated from the Country Music College of Australia
2008 Won a studio recording produced by Rob McCormack
2008 CCMA songwriters finalist in Tamworth along with over 20 performances during the festival

2007/08 Featured artist at Port Stephens' Blue Water Country Music Festival
2007/08 Performed at Lindsay Butler Studio auditorium in Tamworth
2007 Performed at Royal Easter Show for 14 days
2007 Performed at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Anzac Day 07
2007 Sponsored EP recording - 'discovered' at Sam Smyth's Poets Breakfast in Tamworth
2007 Won Nelson Bay Country Music Festival Blue Dolphin Awards - Vocal and Songwriter section
2007 APRA Songwriters Award Teen Songwriter of the Year Runner-Up
2007 Gained entry into Tamworth Camerata Youth Country Music School
2007 Performed at Hexham Bowling Club's Young Talent Showcase
2007 Won Bisley Buskers Young Performers Award in Tamworth
2007 Co-written songs with Australian & internationally recognised songwriters
2006/07 Won Hastings Country Music Festival - Open Femal Vocal, 17 & Under Vocal, and Overall Junior
2006 Won Nelson Bay D'Albora Marinas Talent Showcase, prize included paid gigs at the Marina
2006 Won Newcastle Herald Arrowfield Buskers Challenge
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Tamworth 2008
Kaylah Anne won 2nd runner up in the APRA AWARD FOR MATS AUSTRALIA TEEN SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR at Revesby Workers June 24th 2007.  She has been booked to play at Nelson Bay Golf Club on FRI 13th of July from 7pm-10pm admission is free and she has also been booked to play at Mudgee Field Day SAT 14th July
Kaylah Anne will be interviewed live on Port Stephens FM this Wed morning at about 10am by Wendy McCormack.
Congratulations Kaylah Anne!!
Winning Senior Section & the Singer Songwriters Section at the Inaugural Port Stephens Blue Dolphin Awards
Kaylah won 1st place at Mats Australia 18 and under finals in the variety section at South’s Leagues club on Monday 13th May.
Kaylah Anne at Hexham July 2007
Guitar - Glen Hannah
Bass - Simon Johnson
Drums - Bill Smith
Fiddle, Mandolin, Acoustic Guitar,- Mick Albeck
Vocal Harmonies- Melody Pool, Barbara Baillie and Simon Johnson
Kaylah has just finished recording an EP at Simon Johnson’s studio on the Central Coast
and has made it into the Tamworth Camerata this year with the Dairy Farmers Scholarship.
Makalie Foodey,  Kalah Anne and Melody Pool
Kaylah Anne has been singing since she was 10 years old and at just a young age of 16 she has gathered many achievements.
In 2005 she won the Drovers Music Award at Poley’s Place and in 06 took out the junior section 11- 15 yrs.

She has had 3 of her originals songs played on Newcastle’s home grown 105.3 new fm and is currently recording a fourth song which will get air play on the station.

Won first place at the Hastings country music festival for amateur songwriters, open female vocal, 17 years and under vocal and was awarded over all junior winner which gained her a spot in the 2006 national showcase.

Won her heat in the MATS (music and arts) talent search in 2006, next heat is in June 07, she won third place in MATS invitation only Country & Western comp in March 07.

Kaylah was a finalist in four sections at the CCMA hats of to country junior competition in July 06.
Was awarded 2nd place at the Canley Heights RSL and sporting club talent search in 2006.
2nd place in adult female gospel and female vocal at Bellbird workers country music club 2006.

Won the Nelsons Bay D’Albora Marinas Talent Showcase in 2006 which earned her various paying gigs around the area and has been booked to play again at the Port Stephens’s Blue Water Country Music Festival 07.

1st place in the Newcastle Herald Arrowfield Buskers Challenge 2006.

2nd place at the Hunter Valley Country Music Association for junior section, 3rd place in junior gospel and encouragement award for her original song “why” 2006.
Kaylah is a regular walkup artist at the horseshoe bend round up at Hexham B/C.
Kaylah performed at Central Coast Music Festival Talent Showcase 06-07 and did a spot with Sharnee Fenwick at the Bayside Shopping Center.

Was a wild card contestant in the Jazza Quest at Tamworth 2007
Was awarded the Bisley Buskers Young Performers Award in Tamworth 2007
Did a walk up at Lindsay Butler Studio in Tamworth 07 and was asked to come back to perform at the Talent Showcase.

Has gained sponsorship for an Ep after being seen at Sam Smyth’s Poets breakfast at Tamworth City Bowling Club 07 and Kaylah is co writing songs with an internationally published songwriter now based here in Australia.

Kaylah was booked to do 3 shows a day at the Royal Easter Show 2007 for 14 days & at the Royal Randwick Racecourse on Anzac Day 2007 & AG Fest in Tasmania 2007 by Bisley work wear & and was interviewed on 100.5 Show fm & performed 2 of her songs live on the morning show.

Kaylah has played at various benefits and charity events in Tamworth, Manilla, Barraba, Sydney & Newcastle.
Kalah Anne, Makalie Foodey and Melody Pool
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