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Mr Mike Eastman


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6710, Mobile: 043 999 6889, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML3.270
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6710
Mobile: 043 999 6889
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML3.270  


Mike is the Head of Contemporary Music at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.

Current teaching

  • MUS1426 - Contemporary Ensemble 1
  • MUS1428 - Contemporary Ensemble 2
  • MUS2426 - Contemporary Ensemble 3
  • MUS2428 - Contemporary Ensemble 4


Mike Eastman is a Perth based Composer/ Arranger/ Producer who has written and produced numerous works for Television, Radio and Music Theatre, as well as hundreds of backings for live performances and recordings.

He has lectured in Song-writing, Music Production, Music Technology and Ensemble skills at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), where he is currently the head of Contemporary Music. He has also lectured in Music Technology at the University of Western Australia.

He was a member of the Western Australian Department of Culture and the Arts Peer Assessment Panel, The W.A. Music Curriculum Advisory Group (CAG) and the Curriculum Council VET industry specific advisory group for secondary education. He was also a member of the WAAPA Board.

He is an active Music Director staging many productions – mainly under the “Radio-Active” banner. Apart from being a showcase of the WAAPA Contemporary Music students, these performances also engage with secondary students to create a highly educational and motivational experience through combined workshops and performances.


  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, Edith Cowan University, 2013.
  • Graduate Certificate of Tertiary Teaching, Edith Cowan University, 2007.
  • Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training, TAFE WA, 2004.
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