Dean is a graduate from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. He has been teaching and performing for over 10 years and has written his own beginner children's book. A multi instrumentalist, Dean plays the saxophone, piano, guitar and clarinet. He has nurtured students from beginner all the way through to the HSC. On a trip to New York in 2009, Dean performed with guitar legend Les Paul in a sold out show in Times Square.
A passionate educator, Dean has had several students perform at the Opera House as members of the prestigious Sydney Symphonic Winds. He has performed all around Australia including several performances in Byron Bay, Thredbo, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane.