Bruce Rowland, who composed the instrumental music for both the 1982 film The Man from Snowy River film and its sequel 1988 film The Man from Snowy River II (American title: "Return to Snowy River"), composed special arrangements of some of his music for the musical. Rowland was the musical arranger who also conducted the orchestra for the musical. Rowland won the ARIA Award for his score for The Man from Snowy River: Arena Spectacular (Original Cast Recording) in 2002
Lee Kernaghan and Garth Porter wrote the music and lyrics for the country songs. Lee Kernaghan also sang some of the country songs which he had already recorded on some of his albums, during the concert scene.