Rob Arathoon

  • Composition at WAAPA - 2011
  • Advanced Instrumental & Pedagogy Studies - Brazil 2004 / 2007/ 2008
  • Jazz at WAAPA 1998-2001

GUITAR, BASS, DOUBLE BASS, DRUMS, IMPROV & THEORY- KEYBOARDS
Ages: All
Also: Song Writing, Composition, Arranging

A little about myself:

playing/teaching professionally for 20+ years

LOVE & teach all styles of music: Jazz, Classical, Blues, Rock, Funk, Brazilian/Latin, Fusion, Contemporary, Metal, World Music...etc

GUITAR (Electric, Acoustic, Nylon String), BASS (4, 5, 6 string & fretless) DOUBLE BASS and DRUMS are my primary performing instruments

Drums and keyboards are used throughout my lessons to strengthen rhythmic, harmonic and theoretical concepts, as well as IMPROVISATION

Have worked extensively in music locally and overseas, as performer, teacher (classroom, various private schools, & at my own private studio), arranger & composer, musical director and session musician.

Enjoy teaching all ages: kids, teens and adults. Homeschoolers welcome :)

Formal studies include:

  • JAZZ PERFORMANCE- WAAPA 1998-2001
  • ADVANCED PERFORMANCE, COMPOSITION & ARRANGING - Brazil 2004, 2007 & 2008
  • COMPOSITION - WAAPA 2011

My career has taken me to US, Canada, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Nicaragua, NZ, Singapore, Hong Kong, Spain, UK, India.

NOR - Carine - Hamersley - Warwick - Duncraig - North Beach - Gwelup - Sorrento - Hillarys - Padbury - Marmion - Greenwood - Balcatta- Whitfords

Details last updated: February 9, 2024