Music

 

 
ryan Smith    Music Manager      Ryan Smith is a pastor, lecturer and musician from Sydney, Australia. He was the Music Director of C3 Church in Oxford Falls from 2004 until 2016. He has been married for 20 years to his beautiful wife Michelle and has 3 incredible children, Maddison, Mikayla and Lachlan. As a 19 year old graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, he ventured out of the jazz world and into the worship arena. Serving in the local church and abroad with a focus on team, excellence and the presence of God. This was nearly 20 years ago. In this space of time he has ministered internationally, written over 100 songs, and played on over 40 live and studio albums predominantly on the C3 Music catalogue.

ryan Smith

Music Manager

Ryan Smith is a pastor, lecturer and musician from Sydney, Australia. He was the Music Director of C3 Church in Oxford Falls from 2004 until 2016. He has been married for 20 years to his beautiful wife Michelle and has 3 incredible children, Maddison, Mikayla and Lachlan. As a 19 year old graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, he ventured out of the jazz world and into the worship arena. Serving in the local church and abroad with a focus on team, excellence and the presence of God. This was nearly 20 years ago. In this space of time he has ministered internationally, written over 100 songs, and played on over 40 live and studio albums predominantly on the C3 Music catalogue.

Nik karlin    Music Producer     Record Producer & Composer Nik Karlin has worked within in the Australian music industry for 5 years now. Producing music for the international christian music market and the australian indie music scene. Along this time he has produced for C3 Music, Ryan Smith, Lucy Mason, Port Of Spain & Ruby May. Nik’s compositional work infuses a strong understanding of craft, a unique approach to sound and strong conceptual intent. 

Nik karlin

Music Producer

Record Producer & Composer Nik Karlin has worked within in the Australian music industry for 5 years now. Producing music for the international christian music market and the australian indie music scene. Along this time he has produced for C3 Music, Ryan Smith, Lucy Mason, Port Of Spain & Ruby May. Nik’s compositional work infuses a strong understanding of craft, a unique approach to sound and strong conceptual intent. 

 
 
Ruth Benfield    Music Supervisor     Ruth is a New Zealand born singer/songwriter. She has been a professional singer and worship leader for over 20 years, attended performing arts school at 19.  Ruth married Australian Actor/Filmmaker Angus Benfield in 1999 and began writing music for soundtracks.  'The Way' was her first track written for TV channel Shine(NZ) followed by 'Never Forget', her first film music feature in New Zealand Feature Film 'Wait up Harriett'. Ruth wrote/composed two songs 'Without Condition' and 'Amazing Grace' for the New Zealand Feature Film 'The Holyroller', 2012.

Ruth Benfield

Music Supervisor 

Ruth is a New Zealand born singer/songwriter. She has been a professional singer and worship leader for over 20 years, attended performing arts school at 19.  Ruth married Australian Actor/Filmmaker Angus Benfield in 1999 and began writing music for soundtracks.

'The Way' was her first track written for TV channel Shine(NZ) followed by 'Never Forget', her first film music feature in New Zealand Feature Film 'Wait up Harriett'. Ruth wrote/composed two songs 'Without Condition' and 'Amazing Grace' for the New Zealand Feature Film 'The Holyroller', 2012.

Jesse Blayney    Music Producer     Jesse a composer/song writer/musician endeavours to create atmospheres within his music that get to the truth of every moment. His recent work  "These Quiet Places"  was released in march 2016, began a series of albums based on healing and inspiration.    'Music is vulnerability; it's the heart of all I do.' (Jesse Blayney)

Jesse Blayney

Music Producer

Jesse a composer/song writer/musician endeavours to create atmospheres within his music that get to the truth of every moment. His recent work  "These Quiet Places"  was released in march 2016, began a series of albums based on healing and inspiration.  

'Music is vulnerability; it's the heart of all I do.' (Jesse Blayney)