The O-vation Group brings together Australia’s most talented creative people to provide a diverse range of services catering to the weddings, functions, philanthropy, corporate, pub & club entertainment and music education sectors.
O-vation was originally founded in April 2003 as the Sydney Eclectic Composers’ Society – the resident student organisation of the Composition Unit at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. From our origins creating new music concerts, today we provide an extensive range of products and services catering to every event or project across the Arts and Culture sector.
Today, O-vation enjoys a well-deserved reputation as the most reliable and trustworthy provider in the music and entertainment industries, and continue to provide the best music and entertainment solutions for small and large clients alike.
After all, we’ve done everything from an intimate picnic for two, to the world’s largest international song contest. It’s really all in a day’s work for us.
His music has been described as “epic”, “unashamedly ritualistic” and “atmospheric” with “Dreamtime overtones”. Dr. Mark Oliveiro is one of Australia’s most exciting emerging composers. A graduate and distinguished alumnus of the Sydney Conservatorium, the Jacobs School of Music and the College of Music at the University of North Texas, Mark’s music has been represented at prestigious national and international conferences and festivals. His music has been commissioned by the International Horn Society and the Meir Rimon Commissioning fund, the Settimane Musicali di Stresa e del Lago Maggiore, Chronology Arts, Pictures on Silence, as well as numerous professional individuals.
Mark is a Founding Partner and Artistic Director of the O-vation Group, and is active in the music industry as a DJ, music educator and composer.
From bonsai artist to political strategist and agitator, composer and performer to fundraiser, Andrew Quah has held diverse senior roles, and grown companies across multiple industries into market leaders.
A pianist, tenor, countertenor and composer by study, Andrew was previously Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer at Qoop.com.au, where he coordinated a successful capital raising and site launch, and Head of Communications and New Media for “Our Sound” – the Asian Franchise of the Eurovision Song Contest. He owns and operates a bonsai nursery in Western Sydney with his father – one of Australia’s leading bonsai artists.
Andrew is a Founding Partner and Director of Creative Arts at the O-vation Group, where he continues to actively teach and perform.
A graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Andrea is a highly respected violinist and violist who has played with some of the world’s most respected musicians. Andrea has participated in the Asian Youth Orchestra, Pacific Music Festival and Sydney Sinfonia. She was Principal Violist of the Singapore National Youth Orchestra for two years and was previously Associate Principal of the Sydney Youth Orchestra.
Andrea is a Partner and Director of Performing Arts at the O-vation Group.
A graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Elisabetta has performed with orchestras including the Sydney Youth Orchestra, the Metropolitan Orchestra and Eminence Symphony orchestra (amongst others), and was Assistant Concertmaster of the World Youth Day Orchestra during Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Australia.
Elisabetta is a Partner and Initiatives Director at the O-vation Group. Away from professional performance, Elisabetta supports local music as a teacher and performer.