Ronnie comes from a background in Education having taught at secondary level in state and independent schools in the ACT, NSW and South Australia. He has also been a sessional lecturer at the University of Canberra.
Before joining the team at Valley FM, he also presented a classic rock program at another community radio station in the Canberra/Queanbeyan hinterland.
Dr Ronnie has also played in Classic Rock bands in the ACT, the NSW South Coast, South Australia and cruise ships. He is a vocalist as well as playing keyboards, rhythm guitar, blues harp and congas.
Ronnie’s Rock Fusion is an eclectic music program which covers music of the 60s, 70s, 80s and at times, dipping into the 90s and Naughties. The program covers the music genres of classic rock and power pop. Within this spectrum, it presents elements of soul, rhythm and blues, hard rock, and psychedelic rock. At times, Ronnie’s Rock Fusion explores Jazz fusion which is simply jazz that blended elements of rock, R’n’B, folk, funk, Latin, and world music to varying degrees.
You see rock and roll isn’t a career or hobby……it’s a life force. It’s something very essential. (The Edge – U2 guitarist)