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Ben Smith (Royal Australian Navy Musician)

General Details

Able Seaman Musician Royal Australian Navy, Bachelor Jazz Performance WAAPA, 8th Grade AMEB, Cert. 4 in Music Industry Skills

Ben is a full-time member of the Royal Australian Navy Band and a freelance musician and tutor in Melbourne.

In 2008, he graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts with a Bachelor of Jazz Performance, majoring in Composition & Arranging. Additionally, he has a certificate IV in Jazz Performance from the Gordon Institute of TAFE, an 8th Grade AMEB Certificate and over 15 years of professional experience as an educator and performer.

Some of Ben’s career highlights include performing solo at the Gallipoli Dawn Service in Anzac Cove, playing the Last Post to 90,000 football fans at the MCG and performing as a guest artist on Neighbours, Channel Ten.

​Additionally he has toured Internationally throughout Turkey, France, China, New Zealand, Fiji, the Cocos Keeling Islands and New Caledonia, and worked onboard the Radiance of the Seas as a Musician with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.

These details were last updated on February 7, 2019