KEN LAING AM is a leading producer and creative director of concert and entertainment special events. He also coordinates leading musicians working with international touring performers and most of the major musical theatre productions.
During his 35 years in the industry, Ken’s experience covers the full spectrum of special event management, production and direction. His outstanding achievements were acknowledged in 1991 when he was awarded a Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia for his services to music and the community.
Ken has worked with many international and Australian performers including Hugh Jackman, Barbra Streisand Anthony Warlow, Shirley Bassey, Tony Bennett, Michael Crawford, Sarah Brightman, George Benson, Andy Williams, Stars of the Australian Ballet and Opera, Michael Ball, Lou Rawls, Nancy Wilson, Marina Prior, Ricky May, Randy Crawford, Dione Warwick, Engelbert Humperdink, Peter Allen, Sammy Davis Jnr, Neil Sedaka.
He has toured with Barbra Streisand, Michael Crawford, Anthony Warlow and Shirley Bassey, Music Producer for the Australian season of A Chorus Line, musical coordinator for the Australian seasons of Disney’s Beauty & The Beast, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber with Sarah Brightman and Anthony Warlow.
He has Produced and/or Musical Co-ordinated 7 Royal Command Performances including for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh, HRH Princess Mary of Denmark, His Royal Highness Prince Edward, His Royal Highness Prince Charles nd the Duke and Duchess of Kent.