Swing & Jazz available for hire, based in Western Australia
Jay Weston is one of the brightest new talents to hit the Australian music scene. Originally from Perth, this young entertainer has had many years of experience in numerous opera and theatre productions nationally and internationally.
Discovering an early passion for music, he began playing the keyboard at ten and at thirteen was awarded a musical scholarship, commencing training at Perth Modern School. He continued his studies and went on to complete a Bachelor of Music (Classical) at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). He studied for a further year in Queensland, and was awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Opera Performance, including the Academic Award of Excellence from Queensland Conservatorium of Music.
Jay is a tenor capable of a wide variety of styles, including Opera, Musical Theatre, classical and contemporary music. His repertoire includes the Mikado with the Queensland Opera Company, Lohengrin with the Australian Opera Company at Sydney Opera House and various productions with the Brisbane Conservatorium of Music.
He has been contracted to appear at many high profile venues in Perth, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, including:
Conrad Jupiter’s Casino on the Gold Coast
Perth Convention Centre
Perth Concert Hall
The Western Force opening ceremony, and subsequent games at Subiaco Oval to a crowd of some 38000 fans
He has had numerous television appearances and radio airplay including:
Telethon (for the past four years)
Telethon Seniors Concert
Telethon Lexus Ball
Jay performs annually as a soloist at the nationally televised Australia Day Concert
Jay is currently contracted to entertain on the prestigious Silverseas and Oceana Cruise Liners.
He is an accomplished pianist, arranging and performing his own accompaniment on his keyboards. All the musical arrangements for his CDs were performed and produced by Jay.