COP Med. Lab. Prac.; BSc. Hons. (Otago)
LTCL (Voice) LTCL (Trumpet)
Dip. Inst. Music Tchg (Nelson School of Music)
1956-1960 Med. Lab. Training (Gisborne)
1961-1963 Full-time study (Otago)
1964 Diagnostic Lab. (Dunedin)
1965 Research assistant and post-graduatestudy (Otago Uni.)
1966-1969 Assistant lecturer in Biochemistry (Otago)
1970-1971 Analytical chemist (Cawthron Inst.)
1972-1987 Charge Biochemist (Nelson Hosp.)
Performing Arts Competition
Festivals; Brass band; Pit orchestras; Lead role for
Lead roles with Gilbert & Sullivan
society and Dunedin Opera company.
Tenor soloist in Messiah and Christmas Oratorio
performances in Gore and Invercargill and in Cantata
performances in several Dunedin churches.
School of Music Orchestra; Nelson Cathedral Choir;
Polyhymnos Chamber Choir; Director Nelson School of Music Choir;
Musical Director for several
Operatic Society Productions (Ruddigore, Godspel,
Canterbury Tales) Tenor and Trumpet soloist for several
Full-time music study, teaching and performance.
Tutor in Voice and Trumpet at Community Music School but
now working from own studio.
Exploring techniques for developing vocal range and
flexibility to enable the singing of a wide range of styles and
genres. I have also been exploring the special techniques required
for performance on the natural (ie valveless) trumpet and have
(re-)discovered an important connection between singing and
trumpet playing which underpins the development of Calisthenics
for the Voice.
Now based in the UK and building a teaching practice
The Calisthenic Programme has been accepted as the basis for a research project at York University.