Rebecca – Flute, Music Theory and Composition

Rebecca is one of our finest teachers who offers tuition in flute, music craft (theory) and composition. She commits to bringing a fresh approach to music education through her knowledge of contemporary music. She is actively involved with the Australian Music Centre and the Sydney Conservatorium Choir. She has also studied with some of Australia’s leading music composers which has helped develop her own techniques and dedicated teaching methods. She also majors in electroacoustic composition.

Bachelor of Music (Composition) Honours, at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Nino – Guitar, Classical Guitar, Ukulele, Theory

Nino is a very experienced and professional guitar teacher with many years of teaching experience. His guitar skills and knowledge of theory have enabled him to develop his teaching skills with his students achieving great results. From beginners to advanced students including all levels of guitar playing and technique.

Nino is also an accomplished classical guitarist. His styles include pop, rock, blues, progressive metal, classical and contemporary guitar.

AMEB classical guitar exams to grade 4 and Rock School.

Micaela – Piano, Group Piano, Theory

Micaela has played piano for over 15 years and has advanced musicianship and performance skills. She has performed a range of high level pieces and is experienced with teaching AMEB practical and theory exams. Micaela takes a thorough approach to her teaching and emphasises the importance of developing excellent technical, performance, sight reading and aural skills, which allow her students to achieve their desired goals. Micaela’s AMEB students on average result with A (honours) grades.

Micaela has a passion for and can teach composition on request. She is well experienced working with children of all ages and abilities. She also currently works as an ABA therapist with children as her career outside of the music school. Her training in ABA therapy has helped broaden her piano teaching skills as she can quickly and strategically identify specific areas of difficulty in the lesson, break down difficult tasks into small easy steps, whilst providing students with fun, motivating rewards for effort and concentration.

Micaela has the qualifications and experience of piano teaching that will gain the best results of every student.

Danielle – Clarinet, Theory

Fiona – Flute, Piano, Theory

Fiona began her musical journey at the age of 6, initially learning the piano and later the flute at age 9. She was accepted into the Conservatorium High School where she graduated. Fiona has completed her AMEB exams on piano achieving Cmus level and was awarded her AmusA diploma on flute with a distinction.

She currently studies at the Conservatorium of Music, completing her Bachelor of Music (Performance) degree.

Fiona teachers all levels of AMEB exams up to 8th grade as well as primary and high school band levels in accordance with the school cirriculum. With her years of music teaching experience, she plans each lesson according to the students’ learning style and progress. Fiona believes that learning music enhances almost every aspect of one’s life and well being and aims to share this with all her students.

Rachel – Flute, Piano, Theory

Valentin – Piano, Theory

Valentin has played piano for over 12 years and enjoys teaching and playing a variety of musical styles including Romantic, Jazz and Contemporary. He has completed the AMEB 8th Grade Practice of Music and 4th Grade Music Theory with Honours. Valentin is passionate about bringing out students’ potential to produce a high level music skill set. He teaches both beginners and AMEB students by incorporating a teaching style that focuses on developing correct technical skills and an enjoyment of piano.

Nadia – Piano, Groups, Theory

Nadia has more than 15 years experience in advanced piano performance and musicianship. She is classically trained at AMUS level, additionally playing in contemporary, jazz and popular genres. Nadia equips students with excellent technical, aural, sight reading and theory skills required for AMEB examination. She has achieved Honours in all AMEB Piano grades from Preliminary to Grade 8 and was awarded a High Distinction in Grade 4 Musicianship. Her individualised tuition allows students to excel and always aims to nurture the student’s enjoyment of music.

Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Education at UNSW.

Jasmine – Piano, Theory

Jasmine has been playing Classical piano for over 12 years and has completed her AMEB exams since the age of seven. She is currently in the process of completing the 8th grade (AMEB) Classical Piano exam. Jasmine is also a skilled Jazz pianist.

Throughout Jasmine’s musical journey, she has been selected as a soloist performer at several Captivate Showcases, Piano recital evenings and at Sydney’s Local Health District’s Annual Public Meetings and Quality Awards Services.

Jasmine has worked extensively with children and is currently studying a Bachelor of Primary Education. By combining her passion for music and teaching her students that are inspired to grow further as musicians. Her encouraging and positive pedagogical method allows her students to feel supported as they realise their musical potential.

Bachelor of Primary Education at the University of Sydney

David – Drums, Percussion

Jordan – Guitar, Bass Guitar

Jordan has been playing the guitar and bass guitar for over 10 years and is an amazing teacher. In that time he has studied and played a diverse range of styles which includes rock, pop, metal, blues and contemporary music. He has spent much of his time composing and he also enjoys performing live with his band. Jordan structures his lessons to accomodate the students levels and experience. He teaches all aspects of the guitar including melody, notation, chords and strumming techniques to advanced levels including scale studies, chord progressions and advanced soloing. 
Diploma of Music (Performance)

Jacinta – Vocals, Performance

Starting on stage as a singer and dancer at the young age of only 2, Jacinta had begun her early career as a singer and performer. She started at the Hunter School of the Performing Arts and took opportunities such as star struck, the school spectacular and the recording of her own original music. Jacinta then went on to perform at Universal Studios and Disney Land in both Orlando and Florida.

Jacinta then attended the Australian Institute of Music (AIM) and went on to join local bands as a lead vocalist. She won the Sydney singing competition ‘Take the Mic’ and made it to the live auditions for X-Factor. She was a dancer for the Michael Jackson tribute show and also has been a dancer for many other artist’s music videos. She has performed at many events and has been on Home and Away. Jacinta has performed at the Royal Easter Show in Sydney as a solo act.

Jacinta is a motivated vocalist currently recording her new songs. With all of this experience Jacinta has been a vocal teacher for the previous 5-7 years. Her knowledge and understanding not just about music and singing but the insights into the music industry and the importance of performance make her an asset to our music school. Her main genre is pop and R&B and is also classically trained to teach the correct techniques of singing to all students who are keen to learn the art of singing.

Harnit – Vocals, Guitar, Ukulele, Performance

Harnit’s style of vocal teaching is Contemporary, RnB, Jazz, Soul and Pop. She also teaches Guitar such as Jazz, fingerpicking, melody and rhythm as well as the Ukulele.
Her education has seen her achieve HSC Music 97% with a band 6 rating. She also received an HSC ENCORE Nomination. Harnit was selected as one of the solo acts to perform at the Captivate “Best Of Showcase”. She has performed at multiple primary and high school showcases and at University showcases both as a soloist and in ensembles. She also has experience in audio engineering and producing original music for herself and other artists.

Harnit has worked with HSC students after graduating and provided insight into performance techniques and stylistic interpretation of musical works. The most important aspect of teaching vocals for Harnit is to make sure the students sound like themselves. She strives to help students find their original sound and encourages the exploration of numerous genres to break out of their comfort zone and broaden their influences. Before working on her student’s vocal skills, Harnit wants them to understand the nature of their “instrument” and how the voice physically works in order for them to use their voices safely and stylistically.
Bachelor of Music Studies (Contemporary Music) – Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Chris – Violin, Theory

Tuition in Violin – teaches all levels up to grade 7
AmusA Diploma of Violin
Bachelor of Music (Composition) Australian Institute of Music
Member of Sydney Youth Orchestra (over 9 years)
ENCORE nominated for HSC composition
Chris is a highly qualified and experienced violin teacher.

Jackie – Piano, Theory

Jackie has played the piano for over 16 years and has defined his skills in performance, composition and theory. He is classically trained up to LMusA level and has completed AMEB grades from Preliminary to Grade 8, as well as music theory up to Grade 6. He has been awarded the Certificate of Performance (CMusA) with Honours and holds an Associate Diploma (AMusA) with distinction, as well as having received an HSC Encore nomination.

Jackie has experience in playing and teaching an extensive repertoire of various genres including baroque, classical, romantic, jazz, contemporary, popular music and soundtracks. Jackie is able to teach a broad spectrum of students from beginners to advanced, while creating a fun and exciting environment to engage students and promote the development of their musical skills.

Morgana – Piano, Group Piano, Vocals, Theory, Preschool, Junior Music Program

Daphne – Piano, Theory

Pamela – Piano, Theory

Vivian – Piano, Violin, Theory

Leonie – Piano, Theory

Michelle – Piano, Theory

Mithula – Piano, Theory

Bethany – Piano, Flute, Theory