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Biography

 

 

Jeremy Sibson started his professional music career at the tender age of 12 playing percussion for “Pirates of Penzance” at the historic Theatre Royal in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Since then he has gone on to be the first-call pit drummer in Tasmania. Sibson has been Musical Director on many shows including Rent (2005), High School Musical (2009), All Shook Up (2010), and 13: The Musical (2010/11). In 2009 he was chosen to play in the Australian Tour of Broadway to Australia which featured Ahrens and Flaherty playing and talking about their musicals.

Between 1984 and 1992 Jeremy Sibson was a Musician in the Australian Army Band Corps with postings in Hobart, Melbourne, Sydney, and Adelaide. He gained enormous experience here learning the art of writing for Drum Corps as well as playing alongside Australian big band legend Ed Wilson whilst serving in Sydney.

After leaving the Army, Sibson started writing and performing with Three Winters Cold, an original Prog Rock band as well as scoring music for two documentaries. In 1999 he took up the Bodhrán and became heavily involved with the Irish Music scene in Australia playing with The To’Rags , WhistleBlower, and The Ryan Garth Experience.  His latest project is an updating and down-scaling of his Uni Revue Wheelie Bin skit. Thus the Wheelie Bin Orchestra was born.

Jeremy has studied widely including drum kit lessons with Daniel Glass, David Jones, Virgil Donati,  Darryn Farugia, and Bodhran lessons with Colm Phelan, Cormac Byrne, Johnny McDonagh, Eamon Murray, Jim Higgins, and Junior Davies.

Jeremy Sibson is a well-respected performer and educator on both the Drum Kit and Bodhrán. He recently completed his Bachelor of Music& Bachelor of Teaching at the University of Tasmania and teaches Contemporary Music and Drum Kit at Claremont College and Dominic College as well as having a hectic private teaching schedule.

Current band projects include the corporate/function group Manhattan with Greg Souter, The Blues Brothers Revival show band, and 80s cover band Styne’s Legends.

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