Hugh Tidy

Tuned & Untuned Percussion

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I am a full-time freelance percussionist who's as much at home up the back of an orchestra as in a recording studio. I work regularly with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Opera Australia Orchestra, and I'm the drummer & percussionist with the soul-pop band SEASONS. Tuned, untuned, orchestral, pop, rock, soul... I play it all!

My name is Hugh and I am a full-time freelance percussionist. I perform regularly with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Opera Australia Orchestra and I have a masters degree in Music Performance as well as a Cert III in Music Industry (Technical Production) - so you can be sure that the parts will not only be played well, they'll be recorded well too!!! In addition to orchestral work I have played in a number of rock, pop, soul & jazz bands on both percussion and kit, and I love playing all different genres of music. Marimba, congas, tambourine, drum kit, shaker, glockenspiel, xylophone, triangle, crash cymbals, Chinese opera gong, Tibetan singing bowl... I have all these instruments and many more - I'd love to play them on your track.

All tracks are recorded at my studio in Sydney, Australia through my Focusrite Scarlett and Octopre Platinum. I have a range of professional microphones that I can match to the instrument and style to give you the best result. The recorded tracks can be delivered as raw tracks, processed tracks, or mixed stems - whatever you need!

I'm a fluent reader and can work from sheet music no matter how complex. If you don't have charts I'm more than happy to work with you to come up with something that will lift your track to the next level.

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

Terms Of Service

Up to 3 revisions, 7 day turnaround

Gear Highlights
  • Marimba
  • Xylophone
  • Glockenspiel
  • Congas
  • Tambourine
  • Shaker
  • Focusrite Scarlett 18i20
  • Focusrite Octopre Platinum
  • Rode microphones
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