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Jaime Gibson

Jaime is an international performing arts educator and a professional performing Saxophonist and Clarinetist. Through holding positions such as Teacher Ambassador for The Royal College of Music in London and a performing arts teacher for Juilliard, New York, a unique unrivalled skill base has been developed. Jaime has been leading departments in public and private schools for over 20 years and had an outstanding 75 percent of his school in Co-Curricular Performing Arts in Sydney, Australia. Jaime is currently Head of Music at Hammersmith Academy, London

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Juilliard, New York

2017-Present

Juilliard Creative classroom Music Teacher trained in Juilliard, New York 2017. Will be overseeing Dance from 2018

Royal College of Music, London

2016-17

Teacher Ambassador for RCM Museum and made Hammersmith Academy a partner school for RCM utilising the resources of RCM in H.A

Hammersmith Academy, London

Sep 2015 - Present

Head of Music at Hammersmith Academy, London. Based in the West End of London with links to the Royal College of Music, Royal Albert Hall and many major musical and performance opportunities

Oxford Falls Grammar School, Sydney, Australia

2002-Aug 2015

Head of Co-curricular Music, Dance and Drama. Oversaw 800 music, dance and drama students; supervising 26 staff members including administration, contractors and teachers. I also taught Classroom Music and I was instrumental in growing the program from 90 to 800 students

Australian Army Reserves, Sydney

2010-2012

Drill instructor & musician for high profile events.

The Smooth Groove Corporate Entertainment

2001-present

Music director and saxophonist for Sydney and London across Jazz, Pop and Rock Music www.thesmoothgroove.com.au

Music Tuition Australia

1999-2004

Owner & manager. Implemented and managed school-based band and music programmes including supply and hire of instruments. Qualified Yamaha Musical Instrument Repairer

Performer

1996-present

Performing nationally and internationally in the U.S, UK, Malaysia, N.Z, Australia and Fiji in orchestras and professional theatre shows on Saxophone and Clarinet

2016 - Present

Birmingham Conservatory, U.K

Masters in Education Leadership

2010-2011

Wesley Institute, Sydney, Australia

Graduate Diploma In Education

1998-2001

University of Western Sydney

Bachelor of Music - Majoring in Performance and Music Technology

2000-2003

Australian Band and Orchestra Directors Association (ABODA)

Sydney Summer Conducting School with Professor Jerry Nowak from the United States. Melbourne Conducting School with Dr David Waybright form the University of Flordia

2003-2004

National Conductors’ Course Symphony Australia

Selected as one of only 10 conducting students from Australia, National Conductors’ Course Symphony Australia

2010-2011

Australian Army Reserves - UNSWR

Musician and Marching Drill Course Australian Army Reserves - UNSWR

Arranging and Conducting
Directing Musicals
Music Technology Teacher
Head of Performing Arts
Professional Saxophonist
Networking with Entertainment Industry

Jaime’s keenness to showcase his students & put in work required to do so,make him a pleasure to work with.

Pymble Ladies College - Head of Junior School / Narelle Barker

Your students are of a great standard which is a true testament to your teaching and mentorship. You instill great passion and work ethics

Australian Institute of Music / LOUISE O'SULLIVAN

Jaime's mentoring from 13-18 lead to me performing nationally and internationally as 'Sax on Legz'

Natalie Mastro / Professional Saxophonist

Jaime displays exceptional talent and dedication in the arts and I would recommend him to any prospective employer or University.

Dr Rita Crews / President NSW Music Teachers Association

Jaime has received accreditation with many National music bodies. I recommend him as a musician, music teacher and a positive personality.

Dr Diana Blom / Assoc. Professor University of Western Sydney

Jaime's commitment and passion is unquestionable. He comes with my strongest and highest endorsement and I would employ him again without hesitation

Gabi Korocz / Headmaster Oxford Falls Grammar

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