Connors (b.1962) is an Australian composer, vocalist, instrumentalist, performer, collaborator and teacher, working in the fields of contemporary music, improvisation and theatre. In 2015 Carolyn collaborated as a deviser/singer on a number of new works, including The Perfect Human; and travelled to Sichuan province in China to create In a Chengdu Teahouse for Chamber Made Opera. She performed in Domicile by Aviva Endean; and Suite Actuality by Ad Hoc Music Collective at the Ballarat Festival of Slow Music. Her solo works in 2015 include recordings and broadcasts by the ABC of 2 major vocal works, What comes after love?, and Pitcher. Hector and Susan, for voice and Google translate, weaves vocal extravaganza with translate technology, and was a LA15 commission which premiered at the National Gallery of Victoria for Capitalist Surrealism, Liquid Architecture 2015. Carolyn performed in Still Awake Still (2011-14), which premiered at the Victorian Arts Centre and toured USA extensively in 2014. Recognitions include The Age Melbourne Music Genre Award: Best experimental/avant garde act 2015; Artist in residence, La Trobe University; Mentor, VCA/Arts Victoria mentor program; Green Room Awards nomination; Best Female Performer, and JJJ Best Music Event, Melbourne Fringe Festival.