James teaches a range of ages from 4 years to adults and from beginners to very advanced. With over 20 years teaching experience James focuses on establishing the basics with learning the music that you enjoy playing. Whether you want to do exams, play for fun, pop, jazz and soundtrack music, revisiting after years of not playing, preparing for exams or university auditions.
James also teaches theory, musicianship, aural training, sight reading improvisation and composition.
James completed his Bachelor of Arts ( Music ) majoring in classical piano in 1996. James is a professional member of The Music Teachers’ Association of Queensland and the Accompanists’ Guild of Queensland.
James doesn’t offer home lessons himself but you can book private piano lessons at his studio in South Brisbane using this link:
James also has over 7 years experience in composing for video game music, sound design, dialogue production and foley recording. As a full time audio engineer for both Sega Studios Australia and The Creative Assembly he has honed his production and mixing skills under the audio direction of internationally acclaimed and BAFTA winner ” Jeff Van Dyck”.
James has over 20 years of piano accompanying experience in exams, auditions, recitals, with orchestras, choirs, concert and stage bands.