Brian – Piano, Theory
Brian is a classically trained pianist and has been playing piano for 14 years, currently pursuing AMusA (Diploma in Piano Performance). He possesses excellent performance and pianistic skills evident through his musical achievements. He received 92/100 in Music 2 HSC, with 100/100 for piano performance. His HSC piano performance was also nominated for HSC ENCORE, a program showcasing the most outstanding performances and compositions across the state. Brian also achieved his Grade 8 AMEB qualification and Grade 4 Theory.
Brian has experience teaching from beginner to advanced students and can incorporate different teaching methods for all students. This will gaurantee that the learning process is suitable for all ages and levels and a success for future progress. It also ensures that the student is able to build confidence with their performance skills and achieve their true potential.
As a teacher, Brian’s vision is to ensure that his students not only enjoy piano playing, but develop a real passion and appreciation for music that is all around us.
Natalie – Piano, Theory
Natalie has been playing the piano for more than 15 years. She has completed AMEB Grade 8 piano exam, and Grade 4 music theory and achieved an IMEB Associate Diploma in Classical Piano (Performance). Natalie participated in many piano eisteddfods during her childhood and was a part of her school’s orchestra. She has also studied HSC Music 2 and Music Extension.
Natalie enjoys sharing her knowledge and love for the piano. She aspires to create fun, lively lessons that will encourage her students to achieve their full potential and develop a passion for music. She values a student’s best efforts in learning so they can go forth with the skills to read, practise and to master any piece of selected music with confidence.
Anna – Piano, Theory
Anna has 15 years experience playing and teaching the piano. She has achieved AMEB Grade 8 and HSC Music 2. Anna has 12 years of training in classical piano and music theory. She now focuses her personal practice mainly on the romantic era style.
Anna uses her experience in music education to help students reach their goals. She stands by encouraging and developing each student’s unique talents and interests, by approaching lessons with empathy, understanding and patience.
Nino – Guitar, Classical Guitar, Bass Guitar
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.
Nerine – Piano, Theory
Nerine started piano from a young age and quickly picked up the passion to embrace the piano and what it has to offer. In her younger years, she entered many piano competitions and eisteddfods, achieving great results that has built her standard as it is today.
Nerine has completed AMEB Piano Grade 8 with Honours and AMEB Piano Theory Grade 5 with Honours. She also went on to pass the AMEB AMusA Piano Exam. Her level of knowledge, technique and skill surpasses all expectations.
Jacob – Drums
Jacob is an experienced drummer with many years of playing and performing. He started playing drums at the age of 10 and also has a wide range knowledge of percussion instruments originally starting with the djembe. Jacob has an extensive knowledge of drum theory and is able to teach drum notation thoroughly which is a plus students in school bands. Jacob is able to teach all kind or drum styles such as jazz, swing, shuffle and rock styles with a wide variety of rhythms. He can allocate which grade is suited to the student and will ensure that the students are trained to the best of their ability.
Jacob is able to perfect the drum technique from beginners to advanced students. This will allow students to perform in live bands as well as school bands teaching the band repertoire.
Nicky – Singing, Piano
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Nicole – Piano
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Adelaide – Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele
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Micaela – Piano, Theory
Micaela has played piano and teaching for over 19 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. 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.
Pamela – Piano, Theory
Pamela conducts her lessons in a fun and interactive way to encourage active learning and participation. At the same time she ensures that she teaches the correct technical skills, discipline, posture and etiquette in the art of piano playing.
Through music, Pamela builds confidence, patience and a sense of empowerment and self esteem in her students and motivates and encourages them to encourage themselves to achieve their true potential and personal best.
Linda – Piano
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Dylan – Violin, Piano
Dylan is a classically trained pianist and violinist with over 14 years of experience. He has completed 8th Grade AMEB exams in both instruments and completed both Music 2 and Music Extension Performance achieving a band 6 for both. He has performed in many ensembles throughout including involvement in orchestras, string ensembles, musical productions, state band competitions and has performed for the NSW Teacher’s Guild.
Dylan believes and ensures the primary focus is for students to develop a good foundation in music reading, performance etiquette and technical ability to ensure they reach their full potential. He encourages students to enjoy playing and learning, as music is a skill that students can use for many years to come.
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.
Shirene – Violin, Theory
Shirene is a passionate, caring violin teacher who began playing at the age of four. She began her Orchestral Experience in high school and worked her way up to Concertmaster, having the privilege to lead the Entire Orchestra.
Whilst at school many performances resulted in high marks and Shirene was consistently complimented for her unique character and flair. Her focus and effort resulted in her achieving a High Band 6 in Music 2 and a Perfect Score in Music Extension and was offered an Encore Nomination.
After graduating, Shirene aimed to continue her growth in music, achieving her AMUSa with a challenging yet nuanced performance program in 2021.
Shirene aims to instill a sense of love and warmth for music in her students. She tailors her lessons toward individual interests and works to ensure that Musical Interpretation and Stylistic Elegance are achieved.
Harrison – Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Drums
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Jason – Piano
Jason has attainted the AMEB Certificate of Performance (Cmus) in Classical Piano, along with AMEB Grade 4 Theory. He studied HSC Music 1 and has been playing the piano for more than 9 years. He also performed in many concerts playing both classical and contemporary music. When Jason teach’s he likes to develop a genuine appreciation for music and give the students the whole musical outlook of what he is teaching them.