Bruce Rowland


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Composer, Owner
Company Name
Flagstaff Studios

Bruce Rowland is the skillful film composer who scored the music for the movie "The Man from Snowy River." He was still a teenager when he was playing piano to big bands and jazz groups around Melbourne, Australia. He became the musical director for several children's TV programs including "The Magic Circle Club." That experience led to several job offers including one to score the music for a new movie. Bruce leaped at the chance and that first project became a career highlight, "The Man from a Snowy River!" For a time, he also owned and operated Flagstaff Studios where he focused on writing and recording jingles.