CV of Colin Hill.
40 Years as Professional Guitarist, Vocalist, Songwriter
Completed over 10,000!! Performances Worldwide in original, Cover, Tribute, and Corporate bands
Backing Musician for tours/shows[Guitar/Vocals] for many well known Australian and international artists such as:
GLENN SHORROCK [Little River band]
BRIAN CADD [Austin and Nashville]
ANDREW STRONG [Commitments movie and band]
THELMA HOUSTON [USA soul]
RENEE GEYER [International blues singer].
Toured internationally with world class tribute shows:
QUEEN: “IT’S A KINDA MAGIC”
ABBA: “ABBASOLUTELY FABBAULOUS”
Australia ,New Zealand, Canada, USA , Denmark, Sweden, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, England, New Guinea
Original compositions and bands including Top 10 national selling hit albums
Composed jingle and advertising themes, children songs, and
co-produced albums for other artists.
Highly skilled in teaching guitar and bass instruments
30 Years of teaching guitar. Produced two instructional DVD ’s sold worldwide
Developed original and unique teaching methods and courses that achieve high results in minimal time
Involved in band and artist development, from private tuition all the way up to musical performances, recording and stage experience
Produced/co-written/ recorded over 15 albums for independent artists
*Highly competent in PA/sound system set up and operation, live sound mixing and recording, all stage equipment supply and operation
*Highly expert in amplifier and guitar set up and operation
* Experience includes tour management, road management/ transport and logistics, venue and event booking promotions and theme nights.
MUSICAL INSTRUMENT RETAIL SALES.
*12 Years as Sales Manager in musical retail sales. duties include staff allocation and training, stock ordering/ control, liaison with wholesale sales reps, repairs, hires, rentals, floor plan displays and promotions, seminars and clinics, all day to day running of retail systems and selling methods
*Have completed many intensive training seminars and factory tours of companies such as FENDER [USA/Mexico/Rhode Island] GIBSON [Nashville USA] and almost every brand seminar available in Australia
Diploma of Teaching and Australian teachers certificate. 4 Years Training toward bachelors degree.
4 Years High School Teaching experience 7 to 10.
[English, Social, Sciences, Economics, Driver Education]. Became T.I.C. [Teacher In Charge] of Commerce Dept in three years
*38 years as private tutor/mentor in guitar/bass/ artist development and home schooling in high school level Social Sciences and English