Archive | JWA faculty


10th Anniversary Concert

  JWA 10th Anniversary Concert Monday 28 August Chatswood RSL Club auditorium (Victoria St, Chatswood) 6:15pm. Free entry. Meals & drinks available. Families and kids welcome. Who’s performing? All our students have been invite to perform including everyone taking private lessons and all our combos. Jazz Workshop Australia is ten years old this year, 2017. […]

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Concert Rehearsals

Group rehearsals for the JWA Student Concert are on Sunday September 8 at JWA. Here is the schedule for the afternoon: 3:00 Peter Farrar’s group (downstairs) Ellen Kirkwood’s group (upstairs) 3:30 Rob Campbell’s group (downstairs) adults’ group  (upstairs) 4:00 Anna Savery’s group (downstairs) Richard Savery’s 1st group  (upstairs) 4:30 Gai Bryant’s group (downstairs) Trombone groups  (upstairs) 5:00 Andy Fiddes’s group (downstairs) Richard […]

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New Drum Teacher

We are delighted to welcome Alex Hirlian to Jazz Workshop Australia as our new drum teacher. He is now available for lessons on Wednesday afternoons/evenings.  Alex is one of our youngest teachers. He is studying for a Bachelor of Music in Jazz at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. He has already developed a reputation as […]

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Term 4 is underway

Term 4 at JWA has started. All lessons are back on and combo rehearsals have also resumed. The term dates are: Monday October 8 to Saturday December 15 for private lessons. The last combo rehearsal is Saturday December 8. Some of the highlights this term will be: Bob Montgomery/Al Hermann weekend workshop for Adults and […]

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Farewell Greg Burgett

After four years with the JWA faculty Greg Burgett, one of our piano teachers, is moving on to take up a full time classroom music teaching position. This has been a long-term ambition of his, and he has been doing post-graduate study over the last couple of years. Greg has been a terrific teacher with […]

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Saul’s ultra marathon result

Saul Richardson (JWA Principal, guitar/bass/combo teacher & SYJO chief conductor) successfully completed the Sri Chinmoy Australian 24 hour track championships race over the weekend, Saturday June 23 – Sunday June 24. He walked a total of 128.856 km in 24 hours at Blacktown International Sportspark, where overnight temperature dropped as low as minus 3 ° […]

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