I am a Newcastle based musician and music teacher with over 12 years music teaching experience on a variety of musical instruments including all brass instruments, guitar, drums/percussion, clarinet, recorder and piano/keyboard.
As well as teaching instruments, I also teach music theory, musicianship, how to read music, aural skills, harmony and counterpoint, using sibelius, sight reading skills, AMEB preparation, and improvisation.
Other services I offer are music transcription and arrangment, conducting and musical direction for all sized bands, orchestras and choirs including school bands, adjudication, school tuition and accompaniment on guitar, drums and trumpet/cornet.
I studied at the Conservatorium of Music in Newcastle, have years of experience playing in all grades (A – D) of brass and concert bands, as well as experience as section leader in both brass and concert bands. Also 1 year abroad playing in a highly skilled American marching band, playing with Newcastle Jazz Orchestra, and being a member of several “local” bands on a mixture of instruments including guitar, drums and guitar.
I currently have openings for new students! Whether you want to learn for fun, study reasons, professional opportunities, or for any other reason, I can meet your needs!
Please feel free to contact me if you would like to discuss lessons or any of the other music services I provide!