I am an experienced writer who is passionate about social and work issues in Japan.
I’m currently doing an SEO course to develop my skill. I am a also songwriter and content creator who has written for ex-BNK48 Member Jan Chan, as well as providing editorial content, interviews and reviews for Hello Asia, The AU Review and Outlet Magazine.
Hello Asia/The Au Review
Currently employed at this company since August 2019
I began a 3 month internship with Hello Asia in 2018 where I wrote content related to music and entertainment news, as well as interviewing bands members, hotel owners and reviewing hotels and concerts. I'm currently writing on a freelance basis.
Japan, Kanagawa, Miyanoshita, Hakone
from December 2012 until March 2013
I was singing and playing piano 6 nights a week at XIV Hakone Rikyu, inside the hotel restaurant 'Bella Vista'.
Songwriting, Lyric Writing, Music Writing, Production
Holly Terrens Freelance
Japan, Tokyo, Tokyo
Currently employed at this company since February 2012
Since graduating, I have been working as a freelance songwriter, singer and musician.
During 2018, I've had the pleasure of co-writing three of Ex-BNK48 member Jan Chan's singles, two releases of which debuted at #2 in Thai iTunes. I also wrote a song which is to be featured in a line.tv drama, a remake of popular Japanese series 'Ashita Mama Ga Inai' (translated as 'Tomorrow Mother will not be here)'.
Griffith University Queensland Conservatorium of Music
Bachelor of Popular Music, Bachelor of Music in Songwriting, Music Business, Classical Flute and Woodwind, Singing, Piano, Pedagogy
Australia, Gold Coast/Brisbane
from February 2019
As part of my degrees, I focused on music performance, songwriting, music business and marketing, and pedagogy.
Australian Music Examination Board
AmusA - Associate Diploma in Classical Flute
Australia, Gold Coast
from January 2005
I was awarded my AmusA in Flute in 2005
from February 2016 until June 2016
I participated in the annual Oxfam Trailwalker event to raise money to support people living in poverty. This event required physical training and planning over a 4 month period. I was able to raise money by organising a local music event to raise funds.
Jan Chan first single 'You Make Me' debuts at #2 in Thai iTunes. I wrote lyrics for this song.
I performed behind Jan Chan at the main stage of Thailands biggest indie music festival 'Cat Expo 5'.
I reviewed luxury resort 'Baba Beach Club' in Phang-nga for the AU Review