James Long brings extensive experience to the Create and Performing Arts faculty with over thirty five years in Music Education and in major events throughout Australia. An award winning composer, he has written and arranged music for a variety of events. Clients include Nike, 3M, Lend Lease and Rugby Australia. He has written musicals for both schools and professional communities and recently the Musical Director for the Opening of the FINA International Swimming Competition and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Opening Ceremony. James has worked in a variety of roles with CaSPA over the last 20 years, and is now in his tenth year as the Music Advisor. James has had a variety of roles in music education ranging from classroom teacher to Director of Music in both diocessan and systemic Catholic education.