Jam on Toast – James Madsen

James Madsen is a graduate from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with an Honours Degree in Music Education, where he studied piano with Stephanie McCallum. He has taught music in various schools across all age ranges, including early childhood, primary and high school. He also composes music in a range of styles, from choral and instrumental music, to popular music, as well as music for various other media. James created his Jam On Toast project in order to present his original children’s songs through live performances, CD/DVD releases, songbooks and other resource materials for creative music educators.


Jam on Toast

Come and sing, dance and jam your way through exciting new songs from the series of Jam On Toast albums, composed, produced and presented by James Madsen (AKA Jamie!). Participants will learn refreshing and accessible new repertoire and accompanying activities designed specifically for the music classroom. With a jam-packed hour of hands-on and interactive fun, come and learn a selection of new songs and dances, as well as performing accompaniments on tuned and untuned percussion instruments. Creativity will be explored with a range of improvisation activities, as well as some great ideas on how to cover a range of skills and musical concepts through well-sequenced activities, with links made to the NSW K-6 Music curriculum.