Organic Sound Duo is a Melbourne-based musical duo of Nettie (flautist) and Patrick (pianist), providing music for weddings, corporate events and other functions. Their repertoire spans multiple genres including classical, jazz, pop and contemporary. They also welcome song requests.
Between them they have had performance experience in both Melbourne and interstate at venues such as:
Melbourne Concert Hall
Sydney Opera House
Stones of the Yarra Valley
Black Rock Yacht Club
Kooyong Tennis Club
National Golf Club (Cape Schanck)
Mark Moran Vaucluse
Como House & Gardens
Forest Hill Chase
They are the current musicians in residence for both Westfield Doncaster and Forest Hill Chase performing weekly at both centres having done over 140 public performances at these venues alone. They value the ongoing partnership with both management, staff and patrons at both centres and thoroughly enjoy sharing their music with the community.
As musicians they have a background in music tuition and education, orchestral and choral performance, piano accompaniment and music therapy. Along side being a talented pianist, Patrick is also a keen composer and has enjoyed collaborating with other creative people on projects as well as working on solo compositional endeavours. They work both independently and with leading piano performance agency Hire A Pianist with whom they have a longstanding professional relationship.
Wedding at Stones of the Yarra Valley (above)
"Dearest Nettie and Patrick, Our heartfelt thanks for making a dream come true. You made our hearts sing. The music in the garden for our Golden Anniversary was a wonderful memory that will stay with us over the coming years. With Thanks."
Clare and Barry Draper (50th Wedding Anniversary, Feb 2016)
"We are delighted to recommend Organic Sound to anyone who needs a professional, super talented and elegant flute and piano duo, with an extraordinarily extensive repertoire."
Leigh & Jeff Fein
"Nettie and Patrick, Organic Sound... fabulous stuff" ('When Music Speaks' Album)
David O'Brien, 98.9 North West FM
Wedding, National Golf Club, Cape Schanck (below)
"I first heard Nettie and Patrick (Organic Sound) at Forest Hill Chase shopping centre...Mum and I were completely enthralled at their wonderful sound...beautiful, soulful and haunting music from their flute and the keyboard....gradually introducing some light and cheerful jazz numbers to add a little gaiety. I consequently invited them to play at our “Open Garden” Event’s ten year anniversary in April 2018. Our visitors were also mesmerised by their haunting music drifting through the garden.... we invited Nettie and Patrick to come back in October to end our year of celebrations...they were a triumph...a beautiful young couple who should go on delighting people for years to come......I wish them every success xx"
Madeleine Willingham, 2018
"I first discovered Organic Sound when they were performing in 2016. My mother was in respite and it was a challenging time for us both. I listened to the music of Organic Sound and was immediately taken to another world of peace and serenity. After that first musical discovery, I made it my business to follow them to wherever they were playing – their music certainly does speak to me and brings me great joy. Nettie and Patrick are extremely talented musicians who I now feel privileged to also call good friends."
"I asked Patrick to prepare a concert of 12 preludes that I had written for piano. There was not a huge amount of time for Patrick to prepare the music, but he met that challenge easily. The music was quite complex at points, but required sensitivity as well. I was very happy with his performance, to say the least. When a person is playing original music one never knows what the result will be. Patrick played with strength and a great amount of passion. There was no sense that this was a 'wooden' performance. It was a pleasure to entrust some original compositions to his interpretation."
Rev. Andrew Tasker, St Stephen's Anglican Church, Brighton.
Wedding, Stones of the Yarra Valley (below)
"It was great having Organic Sound at our Greensquare Apartment Autumn Festival. Their music enhanced the atmosphere of our event and created a welcoming relaxed vibe for us all to enjoy. They were the real highlight of the day. Thanks guys!"
Samuel K. - Greensquare Autumn Festival, Abbotsford
"Organic Sound are a duo that have entertained the residents many times. Their soothing melodies of flute by Nettie and Patrick’s piano playing excites our residents and they look forward to seeing the duo in the facility. They are both profound and expressive musicians. Organic Sound's music has contributed to the Dementia behaviour management plan that we use in the facility to manage challenging behaviours and residents."
Gopal Thanapal - Lifestyle Co-ordinator, Mercy Health
“Organic Sound Duo, Nettie and Patrick, are our all-time favourite performers. We have them in on a monthly basis and we all look forward to them. Some residents who don't participate in the group activities always come out to enjoy these gorgeous musicians. They go out of their way to make every performance a bit different, playing a new variety of songs and often they work to a theme and will dress up to suit the theme. They encourage participation and chat to the residents between songs, often giving a little bit of trivia about the song, the original composer or what classic movie it came from. Organic Sound Duo, Nettie and Patrick, are delightful and we would highly recommend them to any one as professional, top class performers.”
Fee Sievers – Lifestyle, Alphington Aged Care
3 Day interstate performance Vaucluse Sydney (below)
3 Day interstate performance Vaucluse Sydney (below)