I'm a Grammy nominated composer of Ambient music with Celtic, World and Electronica influences.
I also produce remixes for other artists in the electronic/EDM style and have remixed songs for The Corrs, Paloma Rush, XYLO and KSHMR.

Press releases

Make A Wish With Catherine Duc's 'Stargazing' Remix Of Ben Hobbs' 'Blind To You'
Music Industry News Network: Fasten Your Seatbelts And Take A Ride With Catherine Duc's Remix Of Paloma Rush's 'Drive'
Instrumental Artist of The Year, Los Angeles Music Awards
Visions and Dreams Album

Musical style

Ambient, Celtic, World, New Age, Electronica/EDM and Neo-Classical music.

Similar artists (as compared by reviewers and listeners)

Ambient/Worldbeat: Enigma, Deep Forest, Delerium, 'Pure Moods' compilations
Celtic: Enya, Bill Whelan (Riverdance), Ronan Hardiman (Lord of The Dance), The Corrs' instrumentals
Electronic/EDM: Armin van Buuren, The Chainsmokers, Tritonal, Zedd

Awards

  • Rising Star of The Year Nomination, Pop/Contemporary, Josie Awards (2019)
  • Best EDM Song for 'Ben Hobbs - Blind to You (Stargazing Remix)', Clouzine Music Awards (2019)
  • Song of The Day for 'Ben Hobbs - Blind to You (Stargazing Remix)', Songshooter (2019)
  • Finalist, EDM for 'XYLO - L.A. Love Song (OD Remix)', UK Songwriting Contest (2018)
  • Semi-Finalist, Pop for 'Ben Hobbs - Blind to You (Stargazing Remix)', UK Songwriting Contest (2018)
  • Best Electronic Song for 'Ben Hobbs - Blind to You (Stargazing Remix)', Akademia Music Awards (2018)
  • Silver Medal, EDM for 'Ben Hobbs - Blind to You (Stargazing Remix)', Global Music Awards (2018)
  • Finalist, Electronic for 'Ben Hobbs - Blind to You (Stargazing Remix)', USA Songwriting Competition (2018)
  • Finalist, Electronic for 'XYLO - L.A. Love Song (OD Remix)', USA Songwriting Competition (2018)
  • Semi-Finalist, EDM for 'XYLO - L.A. Love Song (OD Remix)', Unsigned Only Song Competition (2018)
  • Semi-Finalist, EDM for 'XYLO - L.A. Love Song (OD Remix)', International Songwriting Competition (2018)
  • Finalist, Electronica for 'Paloma Rush - Drive (Rush Hour Remix)' USA Songwriting Competition (2017)
  • Finalist, Pop/Dance for 'Paloma Rush - Drive (Rush Hour Remix)', Australian Songwriting Contest (2017)
  • Nomination, New Age Album, Just Plain Folks Awards (2017)
  • Nomination, New Age Album, GRAMMY Awards (2016)
  • Finalist, Pop, Australian Independent Music Awards (2016)
  • Best Ambient/Instrumental Album, Top Executive Picks, Akademia Music Awards (2016)
  • Finalist (Top 2%), Voiceover category, Hisense international advertisement (2013)
  • Finalist, Instrumental category, Music Oz Awards at Sydney Opera House (2012)
  • Top 15, Most Cited Australian Female Musicians on the Internet (2012)
  • Nomination, New Age category, Hollywood Music in Media Awards (2011)
  • FM102X Song of The Day (2010)
  • Best Instrumental Artist, Best Instrumental Producer, Toronto International Music Awards (2008)
  • Best Instrumental Artist, International Online Music Awards (2007)
  • Instrumental Artist of The Year, 16th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards (2006)
  • World Music Nomination, Just Plain Folks Music Awards (2006)
  • Honourable Mention, Instrumental category, Unisong International Songwriting Contest (2005)
  • First Prize, Electronic & Dance category, Philips Song Competition (2002)
  • First Prize, PLC Original Song Competition
  • Featured Artist of The Month, About.com Electronic Music section
  • Guide's Pick, About.com World Music section

Training

  • Diploma in Film Music Composition (London School of Creative Studies)
  • Multitrack recording (Melbourne Concert Hall)
  • Music production (Melbourne Concert Hall)
  • Arranging
  • Classical Piano (A.M.E.B. Level 5)
  • Keyboard

Memberships

  • The Recording Academy (USA): GRAMMY Awards Voting Member, Los Angeles Chapter
  • BMI (USA): Composer, artist & producer

Discography

Credits

  • Instructional Videos: Yoga, YogaVibes, USA (2013)
  • Web Series: In Transit, T. Butler Productions, Australia (2012). LA Web Series Festival Official Selection 2013
  • Exhibit: 'The Bells of Birrarung', Federation Bells Carillons, Melbourne Australia (2012)
  • Web Series: The Omegas, Urreola Film, USA (2011)
  • Advertisement: Avalon Apartments, New Vistas/Aslam Architects/Poorna Kriti Facade Designers, India (2011)
  • Documentary: A Day in The Life of Felix, Invent Health, UK (2008)
  • Advertisement: Azul Sensatori Resort, Legacy Travel, USA (2008)
  • Documentary: The Awakening - New York, Coleman Media Productions, USA (2007)
  • Various background music for commercial websites and corporate presentations including: Photodex (USA), Dragon Page Group (UK) and Infobyte (Italy)

© 2005-2015 Catherine Duc. Copyright notice: All music on this site is protected by copyright law and by international treaties. You may download this music and make reasonable number of copies of this material only for your own personal use. You may not otherwise reproduce, distribute, publicly perform, or create derivative works of this material, unless authorized by the appropriate copyright owner. Queries about licensing music for commercial purposes can be sent to catherine_duc@yahoo.com