Jeremy Sibson started his professional music career at the tender age of 12 playing percussion for “Pirates of Penzance” at the historic Theatre Royal in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Since then he has gone on to be the first-call pit drummer in Tasmania. Sibson has been Musical Director on many shows including Rent (2005), High School Musical (2009), All Shook Up (2010), and 13:The Musical (2010/11). In 2009 he was chosen to play in the Australian Tour of Broadway to Australia which featured Ahrens and Flaherty playing and talking about their musicals.
Between 1984 and 1992 Jeremy Sibson was a Musician in the Australian Army Band Corps with postings in Hobart, Melbourne, Sydney, and Adelaide. He gained enormous experience here learning the art of writing for Drum Corps as well as playing alongside Australian big band legend Ed Wilson whilst serving in Sydney.
After leaving the Army, Sibson started writing and performing with Three Winters Cold, an original Prog Rock band as well as scoring music for two documentaries. In 1999 he took up the Bodhrán and became heavily involved with the Irish Music scene in Australia playing with The To’Rags and WhistleBlower. His latest project is an updating and down-scaling of his Uni Revue Wheelie Bin skit. Thus the Wheelie Bin Orchestra was born.
Jeremy Sibson is a well respected performer and educator on both the Drum Kit and Bodhrán. He holds both a Bachelor of Music, and Bachelor of Teaching from the University of Tasmania, teaches Contemporary Music and Drum Kit at Claremont College.