Vanessa Couper (nee Ropa)

  • MMus(perf)
  • BMus(hons)
  • RMT

I have a studio in Terrigal where I provide flute lessons, as well as music therapy services to various areas on the Central Coast.


  • BMus Performance (first class honours): Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Master of Music (perf): Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Master of Music Therapy: Melbourne University. Registered Music Therapist.

Flute Experience:
I have taught for over 15 years and have performed with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, as well as toured and performed internationally in Germany, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Italy, China and New Zealand.
I love teaching all ages and all styles of music and am also happy to do AMEB/ABRSM etc exams with people who may wish to do so.

Music Therapy Experience:
My music therapy experience in Australia includes working with children in palliative care and respite, children and adolescents with autism, cancer hospital settings and patients with dementia in a residential aged care facility. In 2013, I spent one month in India working for the Brett Lee MEWSIC Foundation setting up a music therapy program to help support children with cancer and their families.

Please feel free to call me on 0405441833 if you would like to discuss your interest in music lessons or music therapy.

Gosford, NSW
Travelling in the local area
Terrigal, NSW


Details last updated: February 3, 2023