Instrumental – Jamie Lawson – 2018










Jamie Lawson

Jamie has been a member of Footscray-Yarraville City Band for over 20 years holding the bands principal chair for much of that time.  Professionally, he has held a position in the Royal Australian Navy Band and worked extensively as a freelance musician appearing on stage and in commercial recordings playing trumpet, flugelhorn and cornet. His busy performance schedule sees him regularly travel to perform as a soloist, conductor and adjudicator both throughout Australia and New Zealand. He is the events coordinator and life member/performer with ‘National Australia Brass’ and is 6 times Victorian Cornet Soloist Champion, being twice awarded Victorian ‘Champion of Champions’.

Jamie is a keen educator and conductor leading Boroondara Harmony and Darebin Northern Brass to numerous local, state and national titles. Jamie is passionate about promoting and educating within community music settings and recently co-founded the Bright Brass and Percussion Summer Camp with his wife, Phillipa Edwards which saw 93 people attend in it first year with great success.

Jamie is currently employed to teach trumpet, horn and ensembles (Senior Concert Band, Big Band and Brass Ensemble) at St Kevin’s College (Vic) and holds a Bachelor of Performance (Salford University UK and Melbourne University), a Graduate Diploma of Secondary Teaching (University of New England) and an Advanced Diploma in Traffic Management (ATC).

Jamie is endorsed by ‘Geneva Instruments’ (UK) as their sole Australasian performance artist.






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