Jay Weston is one of the brightest new talents to hit the Australian music scene. Originally from Perth, this young entertainer has had many years of experience in numerous opera and theatre productions nationally and internationally.
Discovering an early passion for music, he began playing the keyboard at ten and at thirteen was awarded a musical scholarship, commencing training at Perth Modern School. Jay continued his studies and went on to complete a Bachelor of Music (Classical) at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)
Having studied for a further year, Jay has recently been awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Opera Performance, including the Academic Award of Excellence from Queensland Conservatorium of Music.
Jay Weston is a tenor capable of a wide variety of styles, including Opera, Musical Theatre, classical and contemporary music.
Jay's repertoire includes the Mikado with the Queensland Opera Company, Lohengrin with the Australian Opera Company at Sydney Opera House and various productions with the Brisbane Conservatorium of Music.
Jay Weston has been contracted to appear at many high profile venues in Perth, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, including:
• Conrad Jupiter’s Casino on the Gold Coast
• Perth Convention Centre
• Perth Concert Hall
• The opening ceremony for the Western Force at Subiaco Oval to a crowd of some 38000 fans
He has had numerous television appearances and radio airplay including:
• Telethon (for the past three years) – singing various operatic pieces
• and he recently sang for the Telethon 2005 closing ceremony
Jay Weston is currently contracted to entertain on the prestigious Silversea Cruise Liners.
Jay Weston is an accomplished pianist, arranging and performing his own accompaniment on his keyboards. All the musical arrangements for his CDs were performed and produced by Jay.