Menila's Music Studio

  • B.Mus. (Hons.) (current)
  • B. Mus. Studies
  • Cert. Shakespeare Performance (High Distinction)
  • SACE with Merit.

I am an experienced, passionate, and dedicated teacher of singing, violin, viola, drama, musicianship, ensembles, early childhood music, and beginners' piano, currently working with students in Sydney's CBD, Inner West, Eastern Suburbs, North, and Lower North Shore. With over fifteen years' performing experience, and five years' teaching experience, I absolutely adore working with students to inspire and explore the joys of music making.

Positions Held:
April 2016 - present
Hunters Hill Public School - Ensemble Director.
February 2016 - present
Tutoring Advantage - Music, English, and Drama tutor and teacher.
December 2015 – present.
Hunters Hill Public School – Singing/Violin/Viola teacher.
February 2015- December 2015.
Epping Music Studio - Ensemble/Musicianship/Violin/Singing teacher.
January 2015 – present.
Mid North Coast Strings Alliance – Ensemble conductor/strings tutor.
July 2014 - present.
South Australian State Music Camp - Ensemble conductor/strings tutor.
January 2015-June 2015.
EduKingdom Chatswood – English tutor.
May 2014 – June 2015.
Next Academy Eastwood – English and Selective Schools Test tutor.
February 2013- present.
Private Students – Tutor of K-12 English, Modern History, Ancient History, Drama, Music (Violin, Viola, Singing, Musicianship), and Selective School preparation.

Performance Experience:
Opera: Ilia (Mozart - Idomeneo), Susanna, Countess Almavia, Cherubino (Mozart - Le Nozze di Figaro - scenes), Hansel (Humperdinck - Hansel und Gretel - scenes), Rosalinde, Ida (Strauss - Die Fledermaus), Giovanna (Verdi - Rigoletto), Ensemble (Gluck - Orfeo ed Euridice)
Oratorio/Choral (includes):
Current member of Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Choir and Sydney Conservatorium Choir. Israel in Egypt (Handel), Requiem (Faure), Symphony of Psalms (Stravinsky), Symphony No.2 (Mahler), War Requiem (Britten), Magnificat (Bach), Gloria (Vivaldi), Elijah (Mendelssohn), The Immortal Touch (Hanson), Cantata 140 and 147 (Bach), Messiah (soprano solo) (Handel), Requiem (Sculthorpe), Requiem (Mozart), Mass (Bernstein).
Theatre/Musical Theatre (includes):Maria (West Side Story), Mrs Nordstrom (A Little Night Music), Beatrice (Much Ado About Nothing),Lady Macbeth (Macbeth), Portia (The Merchant of Venice), Baron van Swieten (Amadeus), Lady Bracknell (The Importance of Being Earnest), Dorothy (The Wizard of Oz).
Orchestral (viola): 2013-present Sydney University Symphony Orchestra (Associate Principal), 2009-2012 Adelaide Youth Orchestras (Principal, Associate Principal), 2008-2013 SA State Music Camp (Principal, Associate Principal).

2016 - present
Bachelor of Music Studies (Honours) - Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
2013 – 2016.
Bachelor of Music Studies – Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Recipient of Kathleen E. Armstrong Bequest and Valerie Anderson Scholarship.
2011 - 2012
South Australian Certificate of Education with Merit (ATAR 98,70) – University Senior College. Full Scholarship recipient, first in state in Classical Studies, first in school in English Studies, Music, and Modern History.
Diploma of Shakespearean Performance (with High Distinction) - Trinity College London.

Newtown, NSW
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0416 401 887
Sydney, NSW
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0416 401 887
Potts Point, NSW
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+61 416 401 887
Eastwood, NSW
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0416 401 887
Chatswood, NSW
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0416 401 887


Details last updated on June 12, 2017