With his roots from Melbourne playing in local bands, Simon was hand picked by Brian May and Roger Taylor from the band Queen to be the principal guitarist in the Queen/Ben Elton musical 'We Will Rock You' for which Simon has now performed over 2,500 shows across Australia, Japan, UK, Ireland and Denmark, The conclusion of the 2009/2010 UK tour of WWRY saw Simon appear live with Brian May & Roger Taylor on Ireland's top rating TV program "The Late Late Show".
Simon has been featured in several guitar publications in Japan, including an interview in BURRN magazine and YOUNG GUITAR magazine, and featured in "Australian Guitar" "Hot Guitarist" feature, and has had an official endorsement with award winning Ulbrick Guitar Amplifiers since 2006.
Simon is an extremely in demand Guitar Instructor, he often teaches between 50-60 students a week and can be seen playing live every week in any one of his FIVE bands!. He also took part in the "We Will Rock You" Tenth Anniversary World Arena Tour 2013 Which took in Holland, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Turkey, Finland, Denmark,Northern and Southern Ireland and the UK. Simon has just returned from an eight month stint as the featured Guitarist on the World Class "Anthem of the Seas" version of "We Will Rock You" performing with an International cast and band based out of New York.
Simon is now currently playing on the the 2016-2017 Australian tour of 'We Will Rock You'
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