thanks for visiting my web site.
I began my professional singing career in 2000 by undertaking a music
degree in the Conservatorium of music at the Adelaide University. I
studied voice as a part of the Batchelor of music under the watchful
eye of well known Bass, Keith Hempton.
It was during these years that I was introduced to the wonderful world
of music for Tenor, particularly music composed between the 1920s -
1970s. There is of course plenty of wonderful music to be heard and
performed outside of these dates which I also enjoy presenting, but
this was a golden era for all ranges of the voice which I am always
delighted to share with those who remember the musicals, ballads and
songs of that time.
During my time at university I performed in a number of operas and oratorios
including Mendelssohn's "Elijah", Handels "Messiah"
and Monteverdis "Orfeo".
After my graduation in 2003 my intention was to undertake some post
graduate study in Music Therapy. To that end, supported by my lovely
wife and family, we moved from Adelaide to Brisbane to pursue that goal.
Upon arriving in Brisbane I realised there was a need to provide entertainment
for the elderly in aged care facilities and retirement villages, and
the very young in child care facilities and schools.
Aged care facilities and retirement villages are all over this country,
with many of our elderly unable to attend concerts for one reason or
another, for me the answer was simple, I will take a concert to them.
I was delighted to find a huge audience who were thrilled to hear the
wonderful music of days gone by.
The joy and happiness which people gain from revived memories is the
BEST music therapy they can get! Also for myself, there is the satisfaction
I receive from observing the positive affect my singing has on listeners
of all ages.
I hope you enjoy my singing as much as I enjoy performing for you.