John Sweeney was born in New Zealand. He has worked in London for 25 years and is one of London’s favorite accompanists, composing and playing for silent film and accompanying ballet and contemporary classes.
John is one of the worlds top silent film pianists and is a regular feature at the BFI Southbank, the Barbican and the major silent film festivals around the world. John is a founder member of the Kennington Bioscope.
Cyrus Gabrysch has been working in London for 20 years as an accompanist, and more recently as a film maker. He has worked for many dance companies and schools around the world including New York City Ballet, the Merce Cunningham Institute, the Martha Graham School, The Limone Institute and the Royal Ballet School. He currently works for the English National Ballet.
Lillian Henley is the composer and an associate artist of the highly acclaimed theatre company "1927". She recently composed the music for Pride & Prejudice by the Regents Open Air Theatre Co. She is a silent film accompanist and was selected to take part in the the 2013 Pordenone Masterclass Series for silent film musicians.
Costas lives in London and works internationally as a composer and arranger for film, the stage and the concert hall, and as a concert, silent film and jazz pianist. He is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM) and frequently performs at Kennington Bioscope events.
Meg studied music in Australia and after recieving her Masters degree won several Australian bursaries and competitions. She performed as soloist with a professional orchestra. Following graduate studies in composition she pursued her love of improvising and jazz at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne.