Hunter Bailey-Watts (b. 2002) was born and raised in the town of Pambula on the NSW Far South Coast. Hunter received piano lessons fromthe age of 6 and soon became aware of an inherent desire to perform.Working alongside local groups from a young age such as Spectrum Theatre, Spirit Allegro Chamber Choir and The Sapphire Coast Jazz Bandwas pivotal to Hunter’s growth as a musician and performer. These experiences confirmed that alife dedicated to music was something of a necessity. Hunter has been involved with Four Winds since the InauguralYouth Festival of 2018 and holds deep gratitude and appreciation for the opportunities the organisation provides for young aspiring musicians. Now undertaking his second yearof study at theSydney Conservatorium of Music under the tutelage of Australian concert pianist Stephanie McCallum, Hunter has been granted access to world class training, facilities,and opportunities. For Hunter, the Conservatorium has ignited an interest in how one can justify the relevance of Western art music in modern times and has engaged him on somewhat of an artistic endeavour. Hunter is pursuing a career in performanceand hopes to continue with further study in Europe.