Lecturer / Seminars

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‘Lecturer / Screen Composition
(Part Time/Contract Lecturer)’

Excelsia College, previously known as: Wesley Institute – Sydney, Australia / 2007 ~ 2016
Academy of Music & Performing Arts (AMPA) Sydney, Australia, previously known as:
The Australian International Conservatorium Of Music (AICM) – Sydney / 2008 – 2014
Australian Institute of Music – Sydney, Australia / various guest lectures 2011 ~ 2014
Australian Institute of Music – Sydney, Australia / 1995 ~ 2004
Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music / Central Queensland University Mackay, QLD Australia
/ 2001 ~ 2003
Griffith University – Gold Coast & Brisbane, Queensland Australia / 1994 ~ 2002
Toho Gakuen College – Tokyo, Japan (guest lecturer) / 1997
Australian Film Television & Radio School – Sydney, Australia / 1995 (Composer In Residence)
Southern Cross University – Lismore, NSW Australia /1994
Australian Film Television & Radio School – Perth, WA Australia / 1991
Australian Film Institute – Sydney, Australia • seminar series / 1990 & 1991
The Melbourne Film Festival – seminar series / 1991
The Grove School of Music – Los Angeles, CA USA / 1983 ~ 1985
Ricks College – Rexburg, Idaho USA • seminar series / 1976 ~ 1977

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‘Lectures / subjects written & delivered’

Music & Media (Excelsia College, previously known as Wesley Institute) in the Master of Music program /
2007 ~ current
Music & Moving Image (Excelsia College, previously known as Wesley Institute) in the Master of Music
program / 2007 ~ current
Film & Television Music Analysis (Excelsia College, previously known as Wesley Institute) in the Master
of Music program /
2007 ~ current
Conducting I & II (Australian International Conservatorium of Music) / 2008 ~ current
Orchestrating & Arranging I & II (Australian International Conservatorium of Music) /
2008 ~ current
Ethnomusicology (Wesley Institute) – Post Grad. / 2009
Film & Television Music Scoring (Post Grad./Under Grad.) – Central Queensland
University / 2002
Film & Television Music Analysis (Post Grad./Under Grad.) – Central Queensland
University / 2002
Music Technology / Australian Film, Television & Radio School / 1999
unit director: Annie Breslin, Head of Sound.
Arranging & Orchestrating (Post Grad./Under Grad.) – Griffith University / 1998
World Music – Griffith University / 1997
Film & Television Music Scoring (Post Grad./Under Grad.) – Griffith University / 1996
• Synchronization ….Then & Now
• The Process of Applying Music To Image
• Music For Film & Television
Film & Television Music Analysis (Post Grad./Under Grad.) – Griffith University / 1997
• Conducting
• Songs & Featured Music Used in Films and the Analysis of Title Themes
Ethnic Music & The New Age Soundtrack (Under Grad.) – Griffith University /
1997 ~ 1999
Songwriting & Composing (Post Grad.) – Griffith University / 1996 ~ 2000
• Dramatic Music
• Advertising Scores
• Contemporary songwriting
• Corporate film scoring
• Production Music scoring
Sound Techniques/Multimedia (Under Grad.) – Griffith University / 1997
Film & Television Music Design (Under Grad.) – Griffith University / 1998
The Business of Film & Television (Post Grad.) – Griffith University / 1997
Audio Technology (Post Grad.) / 1995
Midi Sequencing (Post Grad.) – Griffith University / 1995
• Electronic Arranging & Orchestrating
Music Office Music Studio – Griffith University / 1995
Guitar Workshops (Contemporary, Jazz and Classical) – various Institutes / years

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‘Seminars’

Creative Professional Public Lecture Series at ICE (Information and Cultural Exchange)
for UWS College / seminar: ‘Interactivity, Connectivity and Networking / 2012

The Australian International Music Show – Melbourne Convention Centre /
seminar: ‘Music Scoring for Television, Film and Multimedia’ / 2011

SPAA Fringe – ‘Creating An Effective Music Soundtrack – the options and costs’ / 2005

Festival of Darwin / August 30, 2003 / topic: Applying Music To Image

The Silent Film Era / conducted live Orchestra to Charlie Chaplin film “The Kid” –
original music score and orchestrations by Art Phillips –
Central Queensland University / Mackay, Queensland Australia / 2002
Songwriting & Composing / Griffith University / Gold Coast Campus / 2001
Music Scoring – Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus Theatre / 1998
Music & Moving Image – Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus Theatre / 1996
The Invisible Character- AFI Theatre (Sydney, Australia) / 1992
The 3rd Dimension…Music & Film / AFI Theatre (Sydney, Australia)
Creative Choices/Melbourne Film Festival / 1991
Your Creative Identity/AFTRS School (Perth, WA Australia) / 1991
The Rhythm Section Workshops/The Grove School of Music
(Los Angeles, CA USA) /1982 ~ 1984

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