Lolly Box Music was founded by Noah Shilkin and Dave Tenni to provide a conduit between the exceptional artists and songwriters from Australia and New Zealand, and our international network of music buyers for film, television, advertising and gaming projects.
We’re seekers, curators and purveyors of excellent new music and specialise in creative music searches for synchronisation briefs. We look to generate opportunities for the music creators and artists that we work with, while simultaneously providing our music buyers easy access to high-quality pre-cleared content for their projects.
Noah and Dave embody a rare blend of artistic integrity, deep musical experience and commercial acumen – the combination of which allows Lolly Box Music to provide expert guidance, creative objectivity and streamlined outcomes for our customers and artists.
Founder, Creative Director
Noah Shilkin is an internationally renowned recording artist, songwriter/composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and music supervisor.
Western Australian born and educated his expansive career has however seen him working globally. Throughout 24 years of making music in Canada and the United States, including his time as a producer and composer at The Einstein Brothers in Toronto, Noah worked with artists including Alanis Morrisette, Bryan Adams and Loverboy, and has composed for major brands including Nike, Chevrolet, Calvin Klein, and Disney. His personal song-writing catalogue boasts more than 300 songs and includes the Voodoo Opera ‘Under a Mardi Gras Moon’.
Noah’s Industry affiliations include The Western Australian Music Industry Association (WAM Board Vice President), The Creative Corner – Emergence Creative Festival (Vice Chair), SOCAN, Australian Live Music Office Advisory Council, APRA/AMCOS and Canada Arts Council where he has been involved in many capacities ranging from song reviewer, panellist, guest speaker and educator.
A lifelong passion for and commitment to music sees Noah contributing as a consultant to the international music business while he continues to develop the careers of emerging talent and artists and his own craft. Since returning to Australia ten years ago Noah has continued his journey as a highly sought-after music producer, composer, artist mentor, and global music supervision consultant.
Founder, Managing Director
For more than twenty years Dave Tenni has successfully worked in roles as a Company Director, Company Secretary, Chief Financial Officer and Executive IT Advisor. He has world class experience and a proven track record in both executive and advisory capacities across both the public and commercial sectors.
Dave has now turned his wide-ranging business experience towards his true passion - all things music. An accomplished multi-instrumentalist and songwriter himself, he is uniquely positioned to apply his wealth of acumen and talent to the international music business. As a strategic and highly focused practitioner he brings unparalleled levels of commercial and professional guidance assisting music creators find synchronization opportunities. This dedication to developing sustainable music-business careers within the industry is at the core of Dave’s drive and motivation. His impeccable management and leadership skills inform and benefit all he interacts and works with.
Dave currently volunteers as a Business Coach and Strategy Advisor to Western Australian Music (WAM) - the peak body for Western Australian Contemporary Music. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Curtin University and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.