Opera House Fireworks. Photo courtesy of Dean Cunningham Photography


Rod Heard Studios works with clients in both graphic design and music spheres. Graphic design and advertising clients
have covered a wide range of business types from real estate developers to small business enterprises. Work in this area typically involves
creating branding that expresses the personality and market focus of the business together with the development of
print and online materials essential to the marketing and promotional needs of the client.

Music work includes transcribing from audio files to typeset music scores ready for publication. Arranging and orchestration
is frequently required ranging from typeset piano accompaniments with guitar chords etc through to choral arrangements and full orchestra scores.
The graphic design skill set provides clients with a single package that offers professional design for music CDs and DVDs, sheet music,
instrumental parts and music book layout ready to print. All promotional materials are also provided.

Rod Heard has a professional background in music and graphic design. Rod is a graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
where he won the Frank Hutchens Prize for composition. Rod went on to become and educator and Music Director for the
Schools Spectacular in the Entertainment Centre, Sydney and has worked with a number of prominent Australian entertainers.

Graphic design and advertising clients have included Meriton Apartments, the largest apartment developer in Australia and
Villery & Boch (Australia), the largest dinnerware company in the world.


Based in Sydney and the Hunter Valley. All projects created with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, QuarkXpress, Sibelius and Acrobat.

Call 0421 907 323