The Music Man
Biography
 

Jim Outram, B.A.(Hons), PGCE

 

Jim is an active & passionate musician, presenter & technology

enthusiast with over 20 years professional experience gained

through over 3,000 gigs (to date!!) 

 

Jim began his music studies in 1980 on piano, then flute and
later singing.

 

He obtained GCSE and A Level Music qualifications and graduated in

1996 from Bretton Hall College of the University Of Leeds attaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Popular Music Studies and a Post Graduate Certificate of Education.

 

Jim has played in several professional bands and orchestras covering styles as diverse as Pop, Rock, Latin, Jazz, Funk, House, Classical & Folk.

 

Jim moved from his home-town of Sheffield in 1996 to take up post as lecturer in Music Technology/ Media at Pembrokeshire College (Wales, UK), specialising in performance and digital audio recording.

 

As well as setting up the Music Technology courses and recording facilities at Pembrokeshire College, 
Jim presented a weekly local radio show on 102.5 Radio Pembrokeshire and  set up and managed his own recording studio (The Academy Studio) where he recorded local musicians as well as his own compositions.

 

Jim joined the teaching team of Haverfordwest Music Academy in 2005 offering studies in Piano,  Keyboard, Recording & Composition as well as offering support for students pursuing GCSE Music - Jim's students attained high grades with a 100% pass rate!

 

In 2007 Jim moved to Paphos (Cyprus) with his wife, and fellow musician, Maria to pursue their careers as professional musicians

 

In Cyprus Jim has worked as a full-time musician & presenter in the vocal duo TAKE 2 and as a karaoke host & DJ as well as continuing to teach part-time as part of the teaching teams at Limassol Theatre Arts School (LTAS) & The Learning Centre Peyia (TLC)

During the LOCKDOWN of 2020 (16th March until 9th June) Jim used his time to write, record & produce and album of original songs/videos - which can be found on YouTube by clicking here:

 

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