Bachelor of Fine Arts - Contemporary Music Performance - VCA (2014), Adv. Diploma of Music Performance (Jazz & Contemporary) - NMIT 2010
Electric and Double bassist Sonny Igusti is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts holding a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Contemporary Music Performance and has also completed an Advanced Diploma of Contemporary Music Performance at NMIT. His music education background is heavily grounded in Jazz improvisation on both the Double (or Upright) Bass and the Electric bass. During his Time at The VCA and NMIT, Sonny has studied under; David Jones, Andrea Keller, Christopher Hale, Craig Newman, Alex Pertout, Anita Hustas & Frank Di Sario among others. He currently works as a session bassist in Contemporary and Jazz music settings around Melbourne and interstate.
Lessons with Sonny will ensure your time is spent efficiently with tailored lessons focusing on what you want to learn. All levels of students are welcome to study areas such as: Music theory, Technique, Aural Training, Sight Reading, Chart writing & Composition for whatever it is you’re interested in.
Whether you just want to take up bass as a hobby or need help with an upcoming audition into a music institution, Sonny can give you the guidance you need to progress as a musician while making sure to retain what you love about music and what truly inspires you.
Hear some of Sonny’s Work at:
Alternative folk rock band: PLAYWRITE playwriteband.com
Corporate jazz ensemble: SWAY JAZZ ENSEMBLE swayjazz.com
jazz fusion group: DR.MOTH https://www.facebook.com/drmothband
Sonny currently teaches out of Richmond Academy of Music. http://www.richmondmusicacademy.com.au/
These details were last updated on February 16, 2015