Announcing the new VMDO Director, Jas Moore
The Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO) announced Jas Moore as its new Director, who will reinforce and advance the opportunities and pathways that support the Victorian music industry.
Hailing from Albury Wodonga, Moore has a depth of experience across the music sector, including managing his own independent record label, Club Seven, and collaborating with a range of bands, musicians, venues, large-scale public events and radio broadcasters SYN and Triple R.
He has worked with Big Scary, The Meanies, Lorde, Baker Boy, Courtney Barnett, Hiatus Kaiyote, Cable Ties, Tina Arena, Sui Zhen and The Harpoons as well as programmed events for White Night and the Reclink Community Cup.
Moore highlighted his vision for the VMDO, “The Victorian music industry is continually adapting. We are focussed on delivering practical solutions and inventions that enhance music businesses, including activating fan bases, utilising new technologies like Web3 or implementing sustainable practices to tackle the climate crisis.”
Music Victoria CEO, Simone Schinkel said, “Jas will be a huge asset for the music sector. He has a real eye for opportunity, is a natural problem solver and will create some special global connections across the industry.”
Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO)
The Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO) is a Victorian Government initiative, delivered by Music Victoria – it has a commitment to boosting the growth and evolution of the Victorian contemporary music industry, supporting the creation of sustainable opportunities and ensuring Victoria maintains its reputation for great music.