Kass Finlay McAuliffe is an award-winning Sydney-based writer, arranger and performer of contemporary light instrumental music. AVIAN DREAMS features 'Down in Mesopotamia' which won "Best Instrumental Composition" in the 5th Johnny Dennis Music Awards, awarded in Sydney, Australia 2003. Irish Television included her light-jazz instrumental 'Moon Shoes and Magnolia Blues' from her second landscape instrumental music CD 'ASPIRE TO FLY' in one of their documentary soundtracks. Comments on her music range from 'my headache went away' to 'the baby fell asleep in the backseat' to 'relaxing' to ' I liked the birdsong in the background'. It's also been described as 'new age with attitude' or light jazz with rock or Latin rhythms, usually blended with natural sound effects such as birdsong, or waterfalls or the sea.