Joel 'Roc West' Westlake
Facilitator / Music Producer
Roc has studied music performance and composition since he was five years old. Son of renowned Australian composer Nigel Westlake, he studied performance at the Sydney conservatorium and School of music at ANU, Canberra. He then moved on to his own style of composition – a fusion of orchestral, hip-hop and electronic music. He has been DPM’s musical director since 2008. A singer himself, Roc takes great pride and pleasure in creating songs and composition in community, allowing the feeling and flavour of each location to influence his music.