Donna Dyson Music  

  • Donna Dyson is the current APRA- ASA Australian Songwriter of the Year & is the co-writer of the  Australian Song of the Year, Spirit of Australia.
  • COMMISSION Donna for original and specific songs for solo and choral compositions HERE
  • ORDER Donna's music scores HERE.
  • Donna composes solo and co-writes with leading Australian and International artists. See Gallery.


Music Industry: License Donna's music by contacting Tyler at The Sound Pound.

Choirs/Ensembles/ Concert Bands/ Orchestras/Solo Artists: Source Sheet Music HERE

Artists/ Bands/Performers:  Cover and Perform Donna's music and lodge your live performance returns before August 31st each year. Details Here.

Latest News: 

  • Donna Dyson was shortlisted for 11 of the 12 categories in the APRA- ASA Australian Songwriting taking out the highest honour, Australian Songwriter and Song of the year with her cowriter Damien Leith . 

  • Special thanks to Damien Leith & Wil Hughes. “We are indeed the dreamers of dreams and makers of music”.

  • Donna Dyson and Wil Hughes have been writing a new hit song for the wonderful London Paralympic Singing Frontman Tony Dee.  Look out for ONLY YOU being sung by this fabulous Baritone.

  • Introducing the wonderful partnership of Donna Dyson &David Willersdorf who were introduced by Rick Price.  They have teamed up and cowritten three wonderful new songs. David heads overseas in July 2017 to record his next album with Rick Price. Be sure to preorder your copy!

  • Donna Dyson and Tyrone Noonan have just completed their new song: Walk For You which Tyrone is performing in his Australian gigs. Watch out for more collaborations and new contemporary works from these cowriters.

  • Europe 2016! Commissioned Choral Composer Donna Dyson met the Australian representatives The Glennie School who competed in the Summa Cum Laude International Music Festival in Vienna and Prague in July 2016.  You can see their tour highlights on the News Home page.

  • Busy in Brisbane and Sydney recording studios, Donna's 2017 compositions are in full production mode. Stay updated by reading the NEWS section on the HOME page of this website.

  • In May 2017, a selection of Donna's choral catalogue of music will be uploaded to this website. This will be added to on a regular basis. Schools and community choral directors will be able to purchase scores and backing tracks straight from this website. It will be affordable, accessible and arranged for mixed abilities and ages. The ONLINE CATALOGUE will be ready here for purchasing at the start of Term 2, 2017.

  • Donna looks forward to her third successful year as "COMPOSER IN RESIDENCEfor Brisbane Sings 2017.

  • Remember...You can never be too early for Christmas shopping! Buy your copy of CHRISTMAS TIME WITH YOU hereiTunes. You can enjoy the cutest music video of CHRISTMAS TIME WITH YOU  here: Youtube

Learn more about Donna...

Prior to composing full time, Donna was a Professional Educator, Consultant, University Lecturer and published Author. In 2012, blindness caused Donna to swap consultancy for composition thanks to a federal fellowship resulting in her prolific creative output.

Donna’s original compositions have been performed at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane Australia by leading Australian vocalists, 650 voice choirs and orchestras.

Damien Leith and Donna Dyson is a partnership is prolific and nationally highly awarded.  Their creative collaboration is in demand and this partnership produces many sensitive ballads and fun contemporary pieces. This cohesive and productive co-writing team is fast, talented and able to write, arrange and produce briefs with a   “quick turn around” in a day's duration.

Their beautiful songs can be heard at SoundCloud.

Brett Shaw is the angelic vocal and music producer of many of Donna’s original works. Brett debuted Donna and Damien’s song “Believe Again” at the QPAC concert hall, and can be heard at SoundCloud.

Keep up to date with regular news posts from Donna Dyson Music Facebook 

Donna's Children's Books Have Backing Tracks...

Donna's Music Licensing is available through Tyler McLoughlan at The Sound Pound.