Experienced local composer and teacher with tertiary qualifications from Sydney Conservatorium of Music (B. Mus. Composition) and over a decade of experience in composing, songwriting, orchestrating and arranging for small to large ensembles and in a wide variety of styles including film, classical, modern art music, folk, world and jazz. 50 film credits including Australia & Moulin Rouge (orchestration); orchestral arrangements written for David Hobson & MSO for ABC Classics; 3 albums of own compositions released with Balkan jazz fusion ensemble Chaika and songwriting duo Laura & Susie. Enthusiastic teacher who encourages students to explore their own style while widening their compositional range and skills. 4 years as composition tutor for State Music Camps. Has worked with many highly respected Australian composers including Nigel Westlake, Elena Kats Chernin, David Hirschfelder, Richard Mills.
Ideal for HSC students needing more focused tuition leading up to assessments.