Ray Hampton is an experienced band director with 21 years at top level of primary school playing and a private teacher of clarinet and saxophone for the last twenty-five years. He toured as a solo clarinetist with the Military Band to Europe.
Ray studied at The Purcell School of Music, London, went on to study as Major scholar of music at Bryanston, UK then at WAAPA. He has run his own music school as Music Director at Burwood School of Music for the past ten years.
Ray is the Director of Bands at several leading public schools in Sydney and has been an adjudicator and workshop conductor for the Yamaha Band Festival in New South Wales.