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Denis Handlin AM, Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Australasia

Denis Handlin AO AM, Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Australasia

Denis Handlin Paul Dainty and Michael Coppel Honoured In Queen’s Birthday List

by Paul Cashmere on June 12, 2017

in News,Noise Pro

Sony Music’s Denis Handlin and promoters Michael Coppel and Paul Dainty have been awarded honours in the Queen’s Birthday List for 2017.

Denis has received the AO (Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia) “For distinguished service to the Australian recording industry, through leadership and mentoring roles, as a supporter of young artists, and to charitable organisations as a director, patron and contributor”. He was previously awarded the AM (Member of the Order of Australia) in 2005.

AM’s were awarded to promoters Michael Coppel and Paul Dainty this weekend as well as to broadcaster Patti Newton while producer Robie Porter received the Order of Australian Medals (OAM) award.

Actress Cate Blanchett was awarded the highest honour, the Companion In the General Division (AC).

Entertainment and Music Awards in the Queens Birthday Honours 2017

AC

Catherine (Cate) Elise BLANCHETT
NSW
For eminent service to the performing arts as an international stage and screen actor, through seminal contributions as director of artistic organisations, as a role model for women and young performers, and as a supporter of humanitarian and environmental causes.

AO

Denis Anthony HANDLIN
NSW
For distinguished service to the Australian recording industry, through leadership and mentoring roles, as a supporter of young artists, and to charitable organisations as a director, patron and contributor.

AM

Ann Kirsten CARR-BOYD
NSW
For significant service to the performing arts and classical music as a composer, pianist, teacher and musicologist.

Michael Henry COPPEL
VIC
For significant service to the entertainment industry as a producer and promoter of theatre, festivals and national concert tours.

Paul Noel DAINTY
VIC
For significant service to the entertainment industry as a producer and promoter of national concert tours, theatre and events.

Nicolette Ella FRAILLON
VIC
For significant service to the performing arts and musical performance as a conductor, to arts education, and to women.

Alice Rosemary GILES
NSW
For significant service to the performing arts as a harpist, educator and mentor, and through contributions to Australia’s musical landscape.

Gregory Ross HOCKING
VIC
For significant service to the performing arts as a conductor, director and theatre manager, and to the development of the Melbourne comedy industry.

Jody HEALD
TAS
For significant service to music education in Tasmania as a teacher, mentor and administrator, and to professional associations.

Patricia Anne NEWTON
VIC
For significant service to the broadcast media as an entertainer and presenter, and as a supporter of charitable and medical research foundations.

Dene Maxwell OLDING
NSW
For significant service to the performing arts, notably to symphony orchestras, as a concertmaster, musician and artistic director.

Medals (OAM)

Harlie Bruce AXFORD
NSW
For service to choral and jazz music.

Peter James COAD
NSW
For service to the performing arts, particularly to country music.

Howard John CORNISH
VIC
For service to music, particularly through brass bands.

Desree-Ilona CRAWFORD
QLD
For service to country music as an entertainer.

Berenice Frances HARRISON
SA
For service to music.

Lorraine Joy PFITZNER
NSW
For service to country music.

Robert George PORTER
NSW
For service to the music industry as a producer, writer and performer.

Glenn Bernard RAMAGE
VIC
For service to the community through music.

Alfred Corfield REICHARDT
NSW
For service to music, and to the community.

Nevill Louis SHERBURN
VIC
For service to the performing arts, particularly jazz music.

John Damien SHORTIS
NSW
For service to the performing arts as an entertainer.

Moya SIMPSON
NSW
For service to the performing arts as an entertainer.

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