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Justin Buckingham

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B Mus (Ed) (Hons), B Mus (Perf- Jazz)

Hello! I’m Justin. I’ll be moving to Ngummawal in ACT start of 2019 and will be teaching in the afternoon/evening though details are yet to be finalised.

My qualifications include a Bachelor of Music Education with Honours and a Bachelor of Jazz Performance, both completed at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. My teaching is also informed and invigorated by my extensive performance work. I have experience in jazz, classical and contemporary styles and regularly perform in small and large jazz bands, funk bands and contemporary bands.

I have been teaching saxophone and woodwind and leading ensembles for about fifteen years and have felt that what I have done has been of a high standard and well received by students, parents, teachers, and audiences. I currently teach at Ravenswood College, Gordon; Brigidine College, Randwick; Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School, Middle Cove; and Rosebank College, Five Dock, all in Sydney. I also just wrapped up being the musical director of the Sydney University Big Band as the year winds down and I prepare to move to Canberra.

I am keenly passionate about music teaching and music performance. I routinely review my teaching practice and resources with an eye to achieving the best outcome for my students. To this end, for example, I have been developing resources for a website to aid my tuition (which I will invite you to visit www.thewoodwindcompanion.com ) while I write reports each term to keep students up to date.

I’ll be establishing myself in a new town and would love to teach some new people who are keen to learn, as well as get some advice about living in the capital.

These details were last updated on December 3, 2018