The Dr Brieley Cutting Piano Studio is located on Ross St in Forest Lodge. Piano lessons are on a Grand Piano and a Studio Student Concert is held each year. Brieley welcomes students to her Studio who are interested in learning classical piano and dedicated to developing their skills.
Brieley is a concert performer and a piano teacher with 20 years of experience. She is Lecturer in Classical Piano at the Australian Institute of Music, a Full Member of the Music Teachers' Association of New South Wales, and a Steinway Educational Partner.
Brieley teaches students from Beginner to Masters Level, her students regularly receiving distinctions and high distinctions in their performance exams, and teenage students achieving the AMEB AMusA. Her students have been prize winners in eisteddfods, including at the Sydney Eisteddfod, and for school music competitions.
Other experience includes being an adjudicator at the Queensland Conservatorium, giving Masterclasses in Sydney and regional NSW, and being an adjudicator for the Sydney Eisteddfod.
Dr Brieley Cutting’s playing is described as having “a myriad of different colours” (The Auckland Scoop) and as being “technically assured with excellent control of the keyboard” (The Courier Mail). Brieley has been National Keyboard Winner of the Symphony Australia ABC Young Performers Awards and received a second placing in the Kerikeri National Piano Competition in New Zealand. She is a Fellow of the Winston Churchill Trust and has been awarded a Doctorate of Musical Arts from Griffith University, assisted by a Griffith Scholarship and Australian Postgraduate Award. Her teachers have included Oleg Stepanov, Natasha Vlassenko, Rita Reichman, Timothy Young, and Pamela Page.