The EMU Tree, Education and Music in Unison was founded in 2012 by Barossa born Christian Teusner who has recently returned to South Australia from living and working in Europe for the past 20 years. Christian is passionate and committed to delivering quality creative music and multimedia education services and experiences which can be powerful and far-reaching at all ages and levels. Soon to reach it's 500th workshop in Australia.
The EMU Tree facilitates many different programs in the Barossa including: Jam Club at the Barossa Music Centre, Unearth Workshops, 3 Day Recording and Performance Workshops at the Barossa Arts and Convention Centre and 'Resonate' Young Artists Mentoring Program in partnership with the Barossa Council.
Some of the legendary artists that Christian has worked with include, Producer Steve Albini (Nirvana), Producer and Musician Donal Lunny (Planxty, Moving Hearts, Sinead O’Connor), Paul Thomas (U2 Producer), Iain Archer (Ivor Novello Winner, Snow Patrol), Eamonn Dowd and the Racketeers, Glen Hansard (The Swell Season & The Frames), Meritas – Croatian pop duo and currently working with Adelaide based Zeequil.
The EMU Tree, Education and Music in Unison strives to provide young musicians with opportunities and experiences to develop and further their musical pursuits and provides inspiring youth music development and mentoring programs and educational music and multimedia workshops for primary and secondary students nationwide.