Harry Lyon, MCPA (Hons)

Principal Lecturer and Dean Emeritus

Harry has worked at MAINZ since 2000, and was Faculty Dean from 2008 to 2014.  As Dean Emeritus he has returned to teaching primarily in the music industry/business area, is on Academic Board, involved with the Performing Arts Mandatory Review of Qualifications, our international strategy and special projects for TPP.

Outside of MAINZ Harry is probably best known as the guitar player and songwriter with Hello Sailor who were inducted into the NZ Hall of Fame in 2011.  He was the artist representative on the PPNZ board for a number of years and is a trustee for The Stage Challenge Foundation. Prior to working at MAINZ he managed a major recording studio, worked as a freelance writer and producer of radio and television commercials, appeared in several television series and as lead male in a feature film and is still busy with voice work for commercials and documentaries.

  • Campus: MAINZ Auckland