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Practice Part 1 

‘The actual application or use of an idea, belief or method, as opposed to theories related to it.’ 

Music is unlike many extra curricular activities, as it requires an understanding and dedication kin to that of other educational models…

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2019 Summer School

Im very excited that our company the Saxophone Academy Sydney will be hosting our 9th Annual Summer School next week, can you believe it!! The summer school has become an icon of saxophone education here in Australia and has provided…

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Is your child 'set-up' for Success? Part 3.

IS YOUR CHILD SET-UP FOR SUCCESS? PART 3

INSTRUMENTS.

For a student to flourish with music making, enjoy the art-form and to excel at their instrument, the saxophone needs to be easy to play. A quality instrument in…

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Is your child 'set-up' for Success? Part 2.

 

IS YOUR CHILD 'SET-UP' FOR SUCCESS? PART 2

 

MOUTHPIECES. 

The mouthpiece is an integral piece of equipment that will greatly effect the playability of the instrument. A quality mouthpiece will not only improve the tone of…

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Is your child 'set-up' for Success? Part 1.

IS YOUR CHILD ‘SET-UP’ FOR SUCCESS! 

REEDS. 

The reed is the most integral piece of equipment for your saxophone and will have the greatest effect on the quality of sound and response of the instrument. Proper care and…

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2 concerts in two day. Exhausted

I had an amazing last few days performing both with the North Shore Wind Symphony as Nexas shared a concert with them and performed the Barker Capriccio as well as a recital at the Sydney Conservatorium with the incredible Benjamin…

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Busy, Busy, Busy

No rest for the wicked!

This is perhaps the busiest time of my career and im absolutely loving the diversity that playing the saxophone can bring. Over the next few weeks, aside from my varied teaching, i will be…

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RECORDING FRENZY

Very excited and pumped to be recording 2 cd's next week!

Pumped to be recording with my great friend Niels Bijl next week. He's such an inspiring musician and it's a true honour to work on this incredible project with…

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November Launch with Nexas Quartet at Sydney Opera House.

Well it's been an incredibly busy and exciting time.

One of the highlights of the past few months has been recording 'Current' Nexas Quartets debut album with my great mates Duke, Henshaw, and Smiddy. This album has now been recorded…
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DMA DONE!!!!

A few days ago i had the absolute pleasure and privilege to perform my final DMA recital at the Sydney Conservatorium.

The Sydney Conservatorium is a very special place for me as I began my formal music studies there at…

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review of 2015

What a year. 

2015 was an incredible year of ups and downs: amazing career highlights, great new friendships, seeing long missed friends, operations for family and sad illnesses for friends. Here is an overview of the craziness of 2015.