Raffæle Marcellino (b. 1964) is an Australian composer whose music has been performed by many of the leading Australian and International ensembles in Australian and International Festivals, broadcasts and concert performances. His music has been awarded numerous awards and he received numerous public and private commissions including an Australia Council Fellowship, the Paul Lowin Prize and an Ian Potter commission. His output includes music for the stage, TV, radio and the concert hall. A selection of Raffaele’s work includes opera, The Flight of Les Darcy for the Inaugural 10 Days on the Island Festival, Midnite, for OzOpera for the Melbourne Festival, Psalm Davids for the Sydney Philharmonia Choir, O Antiphons for the Song Company, Mrs Macquarie’s Cello for ABC Radio National and Dawn Desiderata for the Sydney Festival. Raffaele was Head of the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music University of Tasmania 1996-8 and was Dean of the Australian Institute of Music from 2003-2009. In 2010 he became Foundation Dean of the Australian College of the Arts (Collarts), a new college incorporating Ausmusic and newly accredited higher education programs in music performance, music business and audio technology. Collarts then acquired Macleay College, a private tertiary education provider in Journalism, Advertising and Business, with 300 students in Sydney and Melbourne. In March 2013 he became Director of Academic and Student Services for SAE Qantm Creative Media Institute, a division of Navitas.
In April 2015 Raffaele relocated to Oxford to take up the global role of Chief Academic Officer for SAE Institute.