Project Description


Sturrock and Ward are a dynamic trio from Australia with 3 lifetimes of experience honing their craft. Master guitarist Marcus delivers an inspiring treat of technical, emotional, classical and funky originals interspersed with trademark driving percussive solos played on the guitar body. Brian (Jackdog) is a multi-award-winning songwriter with a passion for grassroots music. A former President of the Australian Songwriters Association, he founded the ‘Wax Lyrical’ phenomenon – providing stages for emerging songwriters around Australia. Jenny,an experienced singer with lovely tone, agility, and extensive range rounds out the trio.


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Session 1:   Sturrock & Ward Trio – One Love and Many Names Concert

This dynamic Australian trio perform a selection of meaningful and inspiring original repertoire, featuring award-winning songsmith Brian Ward, the masterful guitar work of Marcus Sturrock (including his trademark guitar body percussion) and the lovely vocal tone, agility and harmonies of Jenny Ward.

Session 2:   Session 2: Guitar & Songwriting Workshop 

Brian Ward (award-winning songwriter and former President of the Australian Songwriters Association) shares insights on writing songs with method and meaning – how to paint word pictures, and where to find sources of inspiration.