5 years studying classical singing, currently studying a degree in jazz voice
James began his musical training at the age of ten and is passionate about the art of performance. His specialty is in voice which he has trained in classical, music theatre and contemporary styles. He is currently undertaking a degree majoring in jazz voice at the Jazz Music Institute. James writes original material as a composer, his own music is an interesting blend of theatrical pop and cabaret music. He has performed this music along side some great Australian names such as Emma Dean and Jacob Diefenbach. James has recently returned from performing his one man show at the 2014 International Melbourne Comedy Festival as well as selling out two shows at the Judith Wright Center as a guest artist for ‘Emma & The Hungry Truth’, a band in which he not only sings but plays theremin, drums and glockenspiel. Coming from a background in physical theatre, James strongly believes in not only developing incredible musicians, but developing incredible performers emphasising the importance of stage presence. His teaching methods focus strongly on developing strong technique while being able to command an audience.
These details were last updated on July 12, 2014