JC (John Collins) is Port Lincoln born and raised. His early years of music training were on the Recorder, where he performed in many different ensembles. He attended Saint Joseph School where he completed Year 12 music in Year 11, on the Saxophone. He then spent his Year 12 discovering his new passion, the Bass Guitar.
At the end of schooling, JC attended the University of Adelaide’s Bachelor of Music Performance (Jazz) specialising on the Bass. Completing his studies (with Honours), he played in several bands, taught in many schools (Marryatville High School, Saint Peters Girl School, Rose Park Primary School), and learnt the Double Bass, Piano, Guitar and Drums.
After completing his studies, JC spent the next 5 years performing all over the world on luxury cruise ships, visiting over 100 countries and performing with world-class musicians from across the globe.
Now coming back home, JC wants to give his knowledge and experience back to the community, and is confident he can help you achieve your musical goals!