Elissa Higgins

  • B.Mus (Piano Performance)
  • A.T.Mus.A (Piano)
  • L.Mus.A (Piano)
  • A.Mus.A (Piano)
  • A.Mus.A (Flute)
  • MTAQ (Prof)

I have been teaching piano for 20 years and teaching flute for 18 years from my home studio. I completed a Bachelor of Music degree in 2004 through Queensland University of Technology in piano performance, I have obtained my Associate and Licentiate diplomas on piano performance and my Associate diploma for piano teaching through the Australian Music Examinations Board. In 2014, I was awarded my Associate performance diploma on flute, also through AMEB.

I also have 20 years accompaniment experience for both performances and exams and I am available for work in this area.

I have 32 years experience in solo performance on piano, I have been a featured soloist for Queensland Wind and Brass, I have presented numerous performances at eisteddfods and private functions, I have been the official accompanist for the Enogerra Eisteddfod in 2002 & 2004, I have experience as an accompanist for exams, performances and CSTD ballet exams. I have been a member of Queensland Wind and Brass since 2002 on bass clarinet and as of 2014, I am an associate conductor of Queensland Wind and Brass.

I have been tutoring flute and conducting ensembles at primary school music camps since 2008 and I am available for work in this area. I taught flute and piano at Northpine Christian College and conducted their Intermediate/Senior Ensemble from 2011 - 2014. I also teach piano and the band program at St John Fisher College and I am the band director and tutor at St Dympnas Primary School.

I have limited time slots available before and after school hours but please do not hesitate to contact me regardless! I accept students of all ages and abilities. I do hold a current blue card and I am a professional member and current Vice President of the Music Teachers Association of Queensland. I have served as president of the QMTA from 2016 - 2020 and am also the Convenor of the Queensland Piano Competition.

Please feel free to send me an email if there's anything more that you would like to know.

Aspley, QLD
Zillmere, QLD
0402 645 672


Details last updated on August 10, 2020