Conservatorium of Music

Jabra Latham

Jabra Latham

Mr Jabra Latham

Tutor in Saxophone

BMus(Hons), University of Tasmania

Contact Details

Contact Campus Hobart CBD Campuses
Building Conservatorium of Music
Telephone +61 3 6226 7314
Fax +61 3 6226 7333


Jabra Latham, 1999, 'Observations of Form in Christian Lauba's Dream in a Bar', Honours exegsis, The University of Tasmania, pgs. 38

Jabra Latham holds a Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours. His performances have included work with the Malaysia Philharmonic Orchestra, T asmanian Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Saxophone Quartet, Gilmour Ensemble, Hobart Chamber Orchestra and the University of Tasmania Wind Orchestra.

Jabra Latham's playing has been described in the media as astonishing, noting his virtuosity and energy. His performances, including work with the Malaysia Philharmonic Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Saxophone Quartet, Gilmour Ensemble and Hobart Chamber Orchestra, have earned him critical praise as a soloist, orchestral and chamber musician. His recognitions include a Fellowship from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, a Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours, and a Licentiate of Music Australia with Distinction.

Jabra studied performance at the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music with Barry Cockcroft, Marie-Bernadette Charrier, Elliott Dalgliesh and Margery Smith, and chamber music, briefly, at the Australian National Academy of Music. He has spent time in the USA and Europe at the saxophone studios of Claude Delangle, the Rascher Saxophone Quartet and Johan van der Linden amongst others, performing, attending masterclasses and discussing pedagogy.

Jabra has presented original and standard concerti by Glasunov, Dubois, Kay, Smith, Reed, Reade, Dahl and Gilmour. As a member of the Gilmour Ensemble, Jabra can be heard on ABC Classic FM and has twice broadcast for Sunday Live. He is an instructor in classical saxophone, chamber music and performance at the University of Tasmania Conservatorium of Music.


  • FCM310 - Orchestral Instruments 3A
  • FCP110 - Foundation Practical Study
  • FCP120 - Advanced Practical Study