About Me

Music Teacher and Author

I bring over 35 years of teaching experience to the art of piano, flute, and music theory and trains students of all ages in the Newcastle and Hunter region. I currently teach at the following locations:

  • Piano and Music Theory at The University of Newcastle’s Faculty of Music
  • Piano and Music Theory at several K-12 schools
  • Piano, Flute and Music Theory at my private studio in Eleebana

I studied at the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, where I completed my Certificate of Music Teaching in 1981. Continuing my studies, I was awarded the Diploma of the State Conservatorium of Music in 1982 and completed my Bachelor of Arts (Musicology) at the University of New England during 1989. I undertook Music Technology at The University of Newcastle in 1995 and completed my Masters Degree through research in 2003.

I am also the author of the Music Theory is Fun book series and the Musical Instruments school textbook which caters for years 7-8 classes.