Biography

Bradley Saul comes from a farming property north from Maryborough, Victoria. There he is a fifth generation farmer alongside his father on their property in Bowenvale.

Bradley was interested in music at a very early age. He first learnt the piano from his Grandmother from the age of four, then progressed to the Highland Bagpipes at the age of 8 and joined the local pipe band. During this time, he was enrolled with the local high school which offered music in their curriculum, and at the age of 10 started playing the cornet/ trumpet in the local school bands.  Whilst at school and university, Bradley also played many other instruments including – drums, violin, pipe organ, tin whistles, uilleann pipes, trumpet and many other instruments.

At age 16, Bradley released his first CD called “Pipes and More” with local Pipe Organist Hartley Davey.

Bradley was accepted into VCA (Victorian College of the Arts) in 2004 in a foundation year, after that year passed, he decided to complete his Bachelor of Applied Music at Box Hill Institute graduating in 2008. During his time in Melbourne, Bradley joined the local pipe band in Nunawading (known now as Australia Highlanders). Registered in the highest grade achievable, they competed all over Australia and Interstate and in 2006 wining the Australian Championships, and went over to Glasgow Scotland to compete in the World Pipe Band Championships.

Awarded Young Citizen of the Year in 2009 for the Central Goldfield area, due to his greater community work with musical groups including Pipe Bands, Brass Bands, Choirs, School associations and CFA organisations. That same year, he became Pipe Major of the University of Ballarat Pipe Band and worked at Ballarat Grammar School as a Piping teacher.

Accepted into the Sydney Conservatorium of Music for the 2009 Piano Technicians course that was unsuccessful in starting due to the Global Financial Crisis. After much consideration and family / friend support, he enrolled in the Australian School of Piano Technicians in 2011 under master teacher Brent Ottley.

Bradley Saul completed his certificate under A.S.P.T and association partner Yamaha Australia in 2011. Not only achieving his Association Accreditation “ARPT” (Australasian Registered Piano Tuner Technician), but also becoming a full member of the APTTG Vic Inc (Australasian Piano Tuners & Technicians Association) in 2012.