Monash's musical journey
Born and raised in Brisbane's southside, Monash has had a passion for music since starting to learn the flute at the age of 10. With a supportive music teacher and vibrant musical environment through his schooling, Monash also picked up the Saxophone, Guitar and Bass Guitar before graduating highschool.
Monash continued his musical journey by completing a Bachelor of Music in Performance through Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University. Throughout this 4 year course he extended his performance skills and music knowledge through performance, composition, conducting and creative music making. With access to first-class mentors and professionals in the field, this was a highly exciting and musically intense process. Following this Monash continued his studies, adding a Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) from The University of Queensland.
Throughout his studies Monash worked as an Instrumental Music Tutor for woodwind and guitar students, as well as actively performing throughout the Greater Brisbane Region. He was strongly affiliated with the Brisbane Regional Youth Orchestra as a playing member in both Symphony Orchestra (flute/piccolo) and Jazz Ensemble (electric bass), as well as Trainee Conductor.
Following this, Monash has been teaching in schools and performing in Regional Queensland. His roles have included, Classroom Music Teacher, Instrumental Music Teacher, Flute Teacher and Guitar Teacher. Performances included playing Reed, Guitar and Bass parts for many local school, community and council run musicals, as well as performing with the Rockhampton Symphony Orchestra since its inaugration in 2018, including full, chamber and jazz ensemble settings.
Now with a studio based in Wynnum West, Brisbane, and undergoing postgraduate studies in the field of Music, Monash continues to teach and perform in his home city.