ABOUT

Hayden Baird is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer and teacher based in Melbourne Australia. Having originated from New Zealand, Hayden's passion for music started at age 5 on piano and later progressing to saxophones, flute and clarinet. Gaining his education from The New Zealand School of Music with a Bachelor of Music (Honours) in Jazz Performance. Hayden graduated in 2009. His early years saw him performing in various groups and clubs with some of Wellington New Zealand's finest musicians & Dj's.

Hayden has lead a successful international touring career for the last 8 years performing to audiences in tribute shows across Europe, Canada, South Africa, Asia, The Middle East and Australasia. Most notably performances at the London Palladium, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Massey Hall Toronto, Harpa Center Reykjavik, Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Mandela Theatre Johannesburg and Wiener Konzerthaus Vienna supporting Britain's Got Talent semi finalist Belinda Davids in "The Greatest Love Of All Show" a tribute to Whitney Houston. Hayden has also toured with various other tribute productions including the music of Michael Jackson, Abba, Elvis, Tina Turner, David Bowie & Neil Diamond. Hayden's work in these roles has enabled him to pursue and develop an edge in music production and arranging - producing various backing tracks, arrangements for large ensembles and the musical direction of touring ensembles in large scale theatrical environments globally.

Having recently returned to Melbourne; Hayden brings his skills and experience in live performance on saxophones/flute/keys, music production and instrumental arranging to give your corporate event, wedding or private function that something special!