Hamish is the current Head of Music at Christian Brothers College. He has been teaching 12-18 year olds for the past 9 years and has a passion for choral ensembles.
Hamish graduated the Elder Conservatorium of Music in 2009 with a Bachelor of Music Education and specialisation in classical saxophone. Whilst at the conservatorium he was a member of the Wind Orchestra, Chorale and Adelaide Connection, and performed at many events including several with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. In 2009, Hamish was invited to join the Golden Key International Honour Society and was awarded the âElder Conservatorium of Music Directorâs Awardâ for âOutstanding Achievement in the Bachelor of Music Education.â
From 2010-2012 Hamish worked at Tenison Woods College and assisted in coordinating the Generations in Jazz Academy. The Academy, directed by Graeme Lyall, partnered with Adelaide University and many other international artists including Gordon Goodwin, Ross Irwin, Bill Broughton, James Morrison, John Morrison and Jamie Oehlers. Along with directing the Senior Vocal Ensemble, Hamish also assisted in leading Tenison Woods Collegeâs first international choral music tour to New Zealand.
At Christian Brothers College, Hamish has sought to instill a passion for choral singing in boys and build a strong choral culture. He is excited to be working with the young men from the Male Vocal Group.