Originally from Australia, Simon studied Trumpet at Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. He has been involved in a wide variety of musical projects all over the world.

Some of his highlights include:

Performing live at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Opening Ceremony.
Performing with the Australian Youth Band Southern Stars all over Australia and also in Japan and China.
Performing with Australia's favourite comic marching band: The Itchy Feet Pep Band.

Before leaving Australia Simon recorded 2 CD's, playing lead trumpet with Michael McQuaid's Red Hot Rhythmakers.

Simon currently plays with several jazz and classical ensembles in Berlin including the Big Swingin' Group and Berlin Concert Brass.

In his spare time he works as a Software Developer.