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Gary Pinto

School: Mazenod College

Year: 1987-92

Genre: Recording Artist - Singer / Songwriter

Gary recorded 2 Albums with his R&B and dance group CDB, “Glide with Me” and “CDB” in 1991. Their cover version of “Let’s Groove Tonight” reached #2 on the Australian Singles Chart and singles “Hook Me Up” and “Hey Girl (This Is Our Time)” both reached the top 20 Charts. He was the co-writer of the 2008 WYD theme song “Receive the Power” with Guy Sebastian and co-writer and performer of the Canonisation song for Saint Mary of the Cross Mackillop, ‘Saint Mary Mackillop’. Gary has also written chart-topping hits for Guy Sebastian, Anthony Callea, Jimmy Barnes and German pop sensations, Monrose. He has sung for Stevie Wonder & Smokey Robinson and performed in front of a TV audience of 70 million people. His performances of Behold The Cross and “Receive The Power” at World Youth Day 2008 attracted a worldwide audience of 2 Billion people. In 2010 he released his solo album ‘Take Back Our World.’



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