With Danny Ross reaching the final 4, Alex Gibson reaching the final 8, Jeremy Stones as the Music Coordinator and Daniel Brown as the Mentoring Session Engineer, JMC Academy alumni took this recent season of The Voice by storm! Their story and involvement in the show has taken JMC Academy's unique platform for student collaboration and networking visibly into the national public arena. Read their stories here.
Danny Ross graduated from the Entertainment Business Management in 2004 after deciding to focus on his music. Danny then put his music on the line and auditioned for The Voice series 2. After bursting onto the show with an electric performance of When The Levee Breaks, he became an outstanding performer on team Joel. After a challenging but incredible journey, Danny was announced as the third runner up.
27-year-old Alex Gibson began his ambition for a career in music at the age of 16 when he joined the Canberra Boy's Choir. Alex then graduated from the Music Performance course with JMC Academy in 2006. A prolific guitar player, Alex spends his time busking and gigging, has supported The Black Sorrows, Mental as Anything and The Potbellez, and has released his first single which reached number two on the singer/ songwriter iTunes chart. Alex reached the finals of The Voice with his version of Folsom Prison Blues.
Jeremy graduated from the Entertainment Managment course at the age of 27, after deciding to follow his passion for music. Using JMC Academy as a platform to jump headlong into the music industry, Jeremy was able to get his foot in the door and landed the role as Casting Scout on the first series of The Voice. Hard work, dedication and a positive attitute soon lead Jeremy to the role of Music Co-ordinator for the second series.
Daniel graduated from the Audio Engineering and Sound Production course and has been working at Trackdown Studios since. As the Mentoring Session Engineer on The Voice, Daniel recorded the rehearsals and live mentoring sessions with the coaches and their teams, which at times was a challenge with live mixes of up to 8 artists per day. Daniel also was mixing Mono Vocal and Music Feeds to camera, full and instrumental mixes as a referecne for the artists, coaches and the musical director, plus headphones and mixes for the artists.