Chris Rooney is a musician and educator working for Dabbledoo Music. Dabbledoo was set up in Ireland in 2011 and is focused on making learning music fun and engaging for primary school children throughout the world. Chris started playing the trombone at the age of 11 and went on to complete his diploma in music teaching and performance at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. He has toured and performed with numerous groups throughout Europe, USA, Australia and China playing in venues and festivals such as Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Glastonbury Music Festival and the Port Fairy Folk Festival. Chris is currently based in Sydney and has lead the launch of Dabbledoo's music curriculum for Australian primary schools which is available at