Box Hill Percussion Academy

About The Band

Box Hill Academy of Percussion was established in 2017 to teach a wide range of instruments and styles to young percussionists in the Whitehorse area.

Jared Gibson

About the conductor.

Jared Gibson is a percussionist and multi instrumentalist with experience in a wide range of genres including classical, jazz, latin, and soul. He is currently completing his Bachelor of Music degree, majoring in Jazz and Improvisation on vibraphone and latin percussion, at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, The University of Melbourne.

Jared has been a performing musician since Secondary school. He has played in numerous ensembles and bands such as Glenferrie Brass, Zelman Symphony Orchestra, various pit orchestras for amateur theatre productions and his own project which currently performs at venues around the CBD and is on track to release two singles in the next few months.

Jared’s experience in teaching music includes private lessons with both children and adults, running the Box Hill Academy of Percussion, employment as a visiting music teacher at Wesley College and Norwood Secondary College and ensemble coordinator for Melbourne Youth Orchestras.


Rehearsals run Wednesday from 4:30pm - 5:30pm.


411 Middleborough Rd
Corner of Middleborough Rd and Davey St
Box Hill, Vic, 3128


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