SoundStruckSoundStruck is a Brisbane based percussion group dedicated to delivering high impact and entertaining percussion music with visual effects. Well known for their explosive paint drumming performance “Etna”, SoundStruck has captivated audiences at The Toowoomba Food, Wine & Flower Festival, Bridge to Brisbane, AC&E Awards (Sydney), New Year’s Celebrations at Paradise Point and the Isagenix Summer Kick Off 2017. The group has brought their energy and creative talents to corporate stages around Australia, providing opening act entertainment for clients including ADMA, VACC, Volkswagen and Isagenix among many others.
Tsoof Baras | Lachlan Hawkins | Andrew Doo | Thomas Sweeper
Members of the ensemble all studied at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University and have, on average, 10 years of individual performance experience across a range of musical styles & instruments.
Featured Acts & Opening Acts, Roving Performances & Corporate Entertainment
ASBA National Conference, Cockatoo Island (Sydney) – Opening Act
ANZ Isagenix Summer Kick Off Event, Royal International Convention Centre (Brisbane) – Opening Act
VACC Industry Awards, Crown Palladium (Melbourne) – Opening Act – Link to highlights:
Volkswagen Customer Experience Summit, Hyatt Regency (Sydney) – Opening Act Redcliffe Australia Day Awards,
Redcliffe Cultural Centre – Featured Performers
New Year’s Eve Celebrations, Paradise Point (Gold Coast) – Featured Performers
ADMA AC&E Awards, Star Casino (Sydney) – Opening Act
Bridge to Brisbane – Roving Entertainment
Paint It Red chamber music series, Jugglers Arts Space – Featured Performers
NRL Final Series, Suncorp Stadium – Roving Entertainment
ICC Cricket World Cup, The Gabba – Roving Entertainment
Asia-Pacific Cities Summit (Brisbane) – Featured Performers
IGA Lord Mayor’s Carols in the City (Brisbane) – Featured Performers
Myer Christmas Parade & Pantomime Media Launch – Roving Entertainment
2016 Australian Percussion Gathering, Queensland Conservatorium
2015 Toowoomba Food, Wine & Flower Festival
2013 CROSSBOWS Festival (Queensland Conservatorium) 5th IMC World Forum on Music (Queensland Conservatorium)
Original Video Productions:
2015 “ The Angels are Coming” – harmonic whirly chorale
2014 “ Etna” – paint drumming
“Up The Body & Down the Page” – body percussion
2013 “ Volcano Rising” – paint drumming
Fundraisers & Charity Events
2016 Fundraiser Concert (Flying Pepper Cafe & Restaurant) – Korean Presbyterian Church
2015 Gondwana Voices
2013 Cancer Council’s Relay for Life (Griffith University, Mount Gravatt) Lions Medical Research Foundation


“The guys were fab! They were very easy to work with, open to suggestion and worked with us to deliver what we wanted in our opening act. We couldn’t be happier.” – Ashley Kearney, ADMA AC&E Awards,
“Firstly thank you for a great performance – it was a perfect addition to the evening and I couldn’t be happier with how it went. You guys were awesome!” – Luke Diett, Toowoomba Food, Wine & Flower Festival,
“I found SoundStruck to be excellent, very lively performance suited the event perfectly … really happy with how they went.” – Caitie Fordham, Redcliffe Australia Day Awards