My Music Bio

“I am passionate about the importance of Music in our lives. It is a foundation for life.”

Music students can use AMEB Grade 5, 6 & 7 Examination Results as bonus points towards Year 12 SACE.

“It’s a great incentive for me when out of the many students emerge a number who really make something of their musical talent.”

My philosophy…

“Treat children the way they ought to be.. and you help them to become what they are capable of being” 

Goethe (German Philosopher)

My areas of Expertise

  • Keyboard
  • Theory of Music
  • Classical Folk Guitar
  • Recorder / Ensemble
  • Choral Training / Choral Conducting

My Education & Study

Education & Duty of Care training:

  • Govt of SA. Dept for Communities & Social inclusions
  • NCHRC Record Check & screening – Cleared to work with Children, Vulnerable adults & recipients of Aged care.
  • “Total teaching workshop, Going for high Impact & Learning.” Neill MacKay Workshop
  • Responding to Abuse & Neglect – Certificate of Completion
  • Current Senior First Aid certificate

Member of:

  • I.S.M.E. International Society for Music Educators
  • A.S.M.E. Australian Society Music Educators
  • I.K.S. International Kodaly Soc.
  • M.T.A.S.A Music Teachers Association of South Australia

Community Involvement:

  • Private music suite
  • Annual students concert
  • Public concert
  • Performances at aged care facilities
  • Children chorus Long term students – Commitment Awards

I believe in the importance of music education and over the years I have had the privilege to teach music to students from early childhood. Today, these students are successful Professionals” in Medicine, Law and Science and Technology.

Children who study a musical instrument are more likely to excel in all of their studies and work better in teams. Perseverance is developed and strengthened through music education and supports better study habits and self-esteem.

My Professional Development

2018
  • Verbier Festival and Acadmey in Switzerland – Master classes Piano & choir
  • Lubeck – Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival 2018 – Germany
  • Salzburg – Internationale Sommerakademie Mozarteum – Meisterklassen – Prof Andreas Weber
  • Leipzig – Musical Heritage – Mendelssohn & Schumann hause & Bach Museums
2017
2015
  • Verbier Festival – Master classes Piano & voice
  • Kecsketmet – 28th International Kodaly Symposium 2015 – Vocal training & choir
  • Salzburg – Internationale Sommer Akademie Mozarteum – Meisterklassen – Piano
  • Lubeck – Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival 2015 – Meisterkurse: Piano & Vocal – Gerd Uecker
  • Leipzig – Musical Heritage – Bach Museum, Schumann, Mendelssohn & Hause
2014
  • Adelaide SA – AMEB – Summer course January
  • Adelaide – MTASA Summer Professional Development Day
  • Salzburg – Internationale Sommer Akademie Mozarteum – Meisterklassen – Professor Weber
  • Verbier Festival – Chamber Music – Masterclass Piano
  • Lubeck Schleswig – Holstein Musik Festival 2014 – King Singers vocal, Pepe Romeo Guitar
  • Leipzig Musical Heritage – Bach Museum, Schumann & Mendelssohn & Hause
2013
  • Adelaide SA – AMEB – Summer course January
  • Adelaide SA – MTA SA Inc. Summer school January
  • Kecskemet – Hungary – 27th International Kodaly Seminar 2013
  • Lubeck – Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival 2013: Margaret Honig: Voice
  • Leipzig Musical Heritage – Mendelssohn & Schumann hause & Bach Museums
  • Salzburg – Internationale Sommerakademie Universitatmozarteum: Meisterkurse
2012
  • Adelaide SA – AMEB – Summer course Jan 17th
  • Adelaide SA – MTA SA Inc. Summer school Jan 23rd
  • Verbier Festival – Masterclass in Piano & Voice
  • Thessaloniki Greece – ISME International Society for Music Education: World Conference
  • Leipzig – Musical Heritage: Mendelssohn & Schumann hause & Bach Museums
  • Lubeck – Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival 2012: Musikhochschule Meisterkurse
  • Salzburg – Internationale Universitatmozarteum: Meisterkurse Dmitri Bashkirov – Piano
2011
  • Adelaide SA – AMEB – Summer course January
  • Adelaide SA – MTA SA Inc. Summer school January
  • Verbier Festival – Masterclass in Piano & Voice: Professor Stephen Kovacevich
  • Leipzig – Musical Heritage – Mendelssohn & Schumann hause & Bach Museums
  • Lubeck – Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival: Ensemble singing acapella voice training
  • Salzburg – Internationale Universitatmozarteum: Andreas Frolich & Joseph Paratore – Piano
  • Hungary – 26th International Kodaly Seminar 2013 – Kecskemet

Contact Info

Phone : 08 8682 3352
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