James Long

Education Officer - Music

James Long brings extensive experience to CaSPA with over thirty years in Music Education and in major events throughout Australia. An award winning composer, he has written and arranged music for a variety of events.  Clients include Nike, 3M, Lend Lease and Rugby Australia. He has written musicals for both schools and professional communities and recently the Musical Director for the Opening of the FINA International Swimming Competition and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Opening Ceremony.  In 2010 he premiered a new musical, Golden Summers, with the lyrics and book by Melvyn Morrow.  James has worked in a variety of roles with CaSPA over the last 12 years, and is now in his third year as the Music Advisor.  A highlight of the last year was being Musical Director for Tell Me a Story and a new commission for solo Harp: The Fallen Forest.