Vanessa Perica is a Composer, Arranger, Conductor based in Melbourne, Australia.
Originally hailing from Perth, Vanessa majored in Jazz Composition and Arranging at the West Australian
Academy of Performing Arts. Upon completion of her Bachelor degree in 2003, she was awarded the prestigious
Bob Wyllie Scholarship for ‘Most Outstanding Graduating Jazz Student.’ Other recipients of this honour include
Mat Jodrell, Linda May Han Oh, Troy Roberts and Ben Vanderwal. Her mentor was the legendary Graeme Lyall AM.
Recent career highlights include both national and international recognition