Highlights since moving to Tokyo
– Performing every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at The Imperial Hotel since June 2013
– Performing every week at Tokyo Baycourt Club since October 2010
– Associate Musical Director for “Cats” Thailand, Macau, China, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, Philippines and Taiwan Tours (2007 – 2010) presented by The Really Useful Group
– Keyboard Dep for the Michael Jackson Musical “Thriller Live” at Blue Theatre Roppongi (2012)
– Keyboard Dep for the Queen Musical “We Will Rock You” at the Tokyo Koma Theatre Shinjuku ( 2005) and at the Tokyo Koma Theatre Shinjuku and the Osaka Koma Theatre Umeda (2006/2007)
– Appearing on Music Fair (Fuji TV) with Take That, on Music Station (Asahi TV) with Ana Johnsson
– Supporting Everclear, Jimmy Barnes, The Angels (with Dave Gleeson), and Kevin “Bloody” Wilson at various events (with The Hitmen)
– Performing at Tokyo International Forum with Korean TV Idol Hyun-Bin
– Instrumental Piano/Saxophone Teacher (since August 2007) and KS3 Classroom Music Teacher (August 2011 – July 2014) at The British School in Tokyo
– Piano/Composition/Ensemble Teacher at Muse Music Acadamy Yoyogi (April 2005 – November 2007)
Life before Japan
Born in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, Sean started studying music at an early age and attained his Associate of Music Australia (pianoforte) while at highschool. He played in backup bands for touring artists such as Jon English, Brian Mannix, Jade Hurly, Peter Cupples and Venetta Fields.
He was also Musical Director for Capricornia Players (Venetian Twins, Poppy, and Miss Bosnia), McDermott Productions (Up the Shearers, Green Tights Sherwood Nights) and Footlights Theater Restaurant, as well as playing in regional productions of Les Miserables, Me and My Girl, Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar.
In 1999 Sean moved to Byron Bay, New South Wales, and performed with many acts while completing a Bachelor of Contemporary Music at Southern Cross University. Highlights include The Byron Bay Blues and Roots Festival (Ward’s Express), The Woodford Folk Festival (The Swing Doctors), supporting The SuperJesus at Flemington Races (Harley Smith), and supporting Vince Jones (The Astral Groove Doctors).
In April 2002 Sean moved to Tokyo, Japan.