David Hewitt, composer and percussionist, has been involved in new music and performance making for over 20 years. David is a founding member of Taikoz, a member of Synergy Percussion and part of the internationally acclaimed outfit The Spaghetti Western Orchestra (SWO).

As a musical director, David has worked with many remote, regional and indigenous communities developing new site-specific theatre works such as The Old Van Theatre Company, Musica Viva Australia fLinG Physical Theatre, big hART and most recently with Lee Pemberton and the Bedrock Collective.

David is the founder of Stonewave Taiko, which has performed at the National Folk Festival and created the productions Thunder and Waves and Bega Big Groove.