Music Production & Keyboard Coach – Allan McConnel

– UTAS Conservatorium – Bachelor of Music (Music Technology)
Career Highlights:
– Winnier – Mercury Foster A Band Competition (Close Counters)
– Played keyboard and ableton live for Dylan Joel on 31 date Bliss N Eso “Off The Grid” national tour
– UTAS Dean’s Honour Roll (GPA higher than 6.0)
– Clarice Tegg Award for Outstanding Musical Composition
– Friends of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Prize for Composition
– R.J Shield Memorial Prize for Exceptional Musical Performance
– Performing and writing with electronic duo Close Counters
– Produced song for New York rapper big Momma
– Produced song for rapper Mr. Muthafuckin’ Exquire
– Produced song for singer-songwriter Azura
– Performed on keyboard with R’n’B outfit Lazer Baby at Party in the Paddock Festival, the Taste of Tasmania and Fractangular Gathering
– Performed keyboard with Hobart band Chase City on their 14-date/Lost Myself Tour across Australia
– Programmed/performed keyboard for the Old Nick Company’s Uni Revue production Indiana Joe and the Budget of Doom
– Recorded with songwriter Jed Appleton for his upcoming album
– Recorded at Studio 301 in Byron Bay with producer Lachlan ‘Magoo’ Gould

What do you like about Keyboard and Production? What is your teaching philosophy?