Roger Schmidli

Roger resides in Melbourne, Australia where he is a professional musician, composer, conductor and music educator. As a trombonist, he works in theatre, has recorded for television and movie soundtracks and has performed in the past with the likes of Ray Charles and Jerry Lewis. He is also a long-time member of the Daryl McKenzie Jazz Orchestra.

Roger studied music and music education at the University of Melbourne. He is currently Head of Brass and Bands at Scotch College, Melbourne where he directs the Senior Wind Symphony and the Scotch College Senior Stage Band. He also oversees the college's jazz and band programs, working extensively with young musicians from the ages of 8 through 18.