Alfredo Lopes Brazilian Jazz Group Resume

Teacher, Musician, Composer
171 Mc Auleys Lane Mullumbimby NSW 2482
Phone: 0413598320

Music (Tertiary Level) Lecturer, Multi Instrumental Music Teacher/Band Director/Program Coordinator, Professional Musician, Music Sales Administration and Events Coordinator

2015 Enrolled in Doctorate of Musical Arts, Queensland Conservatorium of Music

2012 Bachelor Of Music (Honours), Southern Cross University, Lismore

1996 Statement of Attainment (Marketing For Small Business)

1993-94 Associate Diploma of Jazz Studies, Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Research assistant to Jeff Usher, PhD in Music Composition, University of Queensland

The Harmonic Explorations Of Joe Henderson: A Study By A Professional Jazz Musician Of His Contribution To The Modern Jazz Composition And Tenor Saxophone Sound

Woodwind Music Tutor at Murwillumbah and Uki Primary Schools

Self-Employed Music Teacher
Various contract based positions in schools and tertiary institutions including:
St Andrews Anglican College,Peregian Springs; Lindisfarne Anglican Grammer, Terranora; Kingscliff High; St Anthonys Primary, Kingscliff; Murwillumbah Primary; Uki Primary; Northern Rivers Conservatorium (Ocean Shores Primary)

Hothouse Music School, Alstonville; Clunes Primary; S.A.E Institute (Byron Bay); Christian Brothers High (Lewisham); Byron Bay Primary; Brunswick Heads Primary; Mullumbimby Primary; St Johns Primary (Mullumbimby); Shearwater Steiner (Mullumbimby); Cape Byron Steiner (Byron Bay); Holy Family Primary (Skennars Head); St Francis Primary (Ballina); Emmanuel Anglican College (Ballina); Gosford Conservatorium of Music; Drummoyne Primary; Ashfield Boys High; Ashbury Primary; Kirrawee Primary; Mater Maria Catholic College, Warriewood; St Marys Star Of The Sea, Wollongong; St Leo's Catholic College, Wahroonga and St Patricks College, Sutherland

Tuition of various musical instruments (Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Piano, Trumpet, Recorder, Percussion & Vocals) to individuals & group classes

Preparation and rehearsal for A.M.E.B Exams/Performances for students

Conducting school bands
Creating and maintaining instrumental music programs for numerous school locations

Administration of music programs Creating and delivering of course syllabus (Tertiary level) including history of music, music theory & composition, marketing & business skills, exam & essay marking

Jan 2000-July 2004
Music Sales Administration
Various casual positions in music retail stores and departments in Sydney including: Myer city store, Fish Fine Music classical music and the CD Collector), working in all aspects of store operations, customer service, orders, stock control, establishing working relationships with company representatives, building of clientele and extensive ongoing training. Aide to head of music department, Shearwater Steiner School, Mullumbimby

Professional Musician
Managing, performing, arranging and leading various ensembles and events

Studied With Saxophone: Joe Henderson (Verve Recording Artist), Wes Anderson (Wynton Marsalis and Lincoln Centre Jazz Orchestra), Vincent Herring (New York), Odean Pope (Max Roach Quartet), Victor Morosco (American woodwind virtuoso), Dale Barlow, Graeme Lyall & Bernie McGann

Clarinet: Richard Percival

Flute: Col Loughlan & Gordon Yemm- (Western Australian Symphony & Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras)

Piano: Judy Bailey

Harmony/Theory: Roger Frampton, Graeme Lyall & Barry Harris (Jazz Educator, New York)

Arrangement/Composition: Graeme Lyall

Percussion and Rhythm: Greg Sheehan

Vocals: Marilane De Mello & Nicky Crayson

Jan 2008-Dec 2008
Byron Bay Youth Band, Community Performances/Fundraisers

Jan 2010-Dec 2010
Marilane and Soundwaves From Brazil, Community Performances/
Fundraisers for World Vision

Oct 2011
Vivalucion Latin Group, Fundraiser for mission projects in India
Sonya Henderson Group, Fundraiser for Mullumbimby Christian School

July 2011-Dec 2012
River City C3 Church, Ballina, Regular member of Worship Music Team

Jan 2012-
Eastgate Christian Church, Byron Bay, Regular member of Worship
Music Team

Dr. Steve Newcomb, Head of Jazz
Queensland Conservatorium of Music
07 37356268

Craig Scott, Chair of Jazz Studies, Senior Lecturer
Sydney Conservatorium of Music
02 93511267

Dr. Rob Garbutt, Lecturer, Honours Co-ordinator
Southern Cross University
02 6620 3350

Anita Bellman, Executive Director
Northern Rivers Conservatorium Of Music
02 66212266

Neville Strachan, Church Pastor
Eastgate Community Church, Byron Bay

Updated:  October 7, 2014

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