Guitar, Guitar Acoustic, Guitar Bass, Guitar Bass Electric, Guitar Classical, Guitar Electric Music Teacher
Jamie started playing the guitar in the year 2000 when he was 10 years old. Music remained Jamie’s passion throughout high school and became the focus of his VCE studies, where he excelled in Music Solo, Music Group and VET Music Certificate II. Following VCE, Jamie furthered his music studies at NMIT – Greensborough where he completed an Advanced Diploma of Music Performance. This led Jamie to the Victorian College of the Arts, where he completed a Bachelor of Music Performance (Improvisation). Jamie is currently studying at the University of Melbourne studying a Masters of Music (Performance-Teaching) course.
During Jamie’s tertiary music studies he has worked consistently as an instrumental music teacher specialising in Guitar and Bass. Jamie has previously worked in a diverse range of teaching environments including primary schools, high schools, music academies and private lessons; tutoring students either individually, or in a group setting.
Jamie has also been performing live with several professional bands in a variety of Melbourne’s prominent venues including Crown Casino, Hamer Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre and Bennetts Lane Jazz Club; in addition to performing at many wedding receptions, corporate functions, pubs and night clubs.
Throughout Jamie’s music tuition he has learnt from renowned Melbourne teachers including; Lucas Michailidis, James Sherlock, Ashley Cross, Peter Petrucci and Geoff Hughes. As a developing artist, Jamie has also taken inspiration from musicians such as; Guthrie Govan, Steve Morse, Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai, Pat Metheny and John Scofield.