Instruments: Drums, Guitar, Bass, Piano
Dave is a very experienced tutor who holds a Bachelor of Music degree specialising in Drums, percussion and Guitar. He is responsible for various ensembles at some of the Catholic and state schools where he also teaches in Perth. Dave is an effective communicator in music with all ages of students and has a natural gift for motivating and inspiring them. he brings joy to all students who wish to join him on their musical journey.
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Banjo & Didgeridoo
Niall started learning guitar at a young age and by age 11 had earned a scholarship for double bass at Prendiville College. He switched to bass guitar a few years later, and has been playing in several bands on both bass and guitar since. Niall is currently in his 3rd year at WAAPA , specialising in teaching music. He to teach himself a new instrument every six months, which he then uses in his solo music projects. A very accomplished teacher and musician.
Instruments: Guitar, Bass & Drums
Jamie graduated in the UK with a Music degree studying classical guitar. He has co-composed and produced two highly acclaimed albums with “Grace Barbe” and “Welele!” and is also the MD for 2 different bands.With years of experience in teaching various styles, instruments and ages, Jamie is an exciting teacher to be with as he imparts his knowledge of music brilliantly.
Instruments: Violin & Viola
Rebekah is an extremely accomplished violin player. Starting at a young age started her studies at the Canberra School of Music and in 2004 completed a Bachelor of Education at The University of Sydney. Rebekah’s teaching focus encourages excellence in right and left hand technique alongside teaching programs designed to holistically suit each student in their growth as violinists and musicians. Her teaching approach also incorporates the learning of music theory and musical concepts.
In July 2016, Rebekah completed Phase 1 of Colour Strings teacher training (with Colour Strings founders Géza Szilvay/Csaba Szilvay). This is only the second time outside the U.K and Europe (Finland) that teacher training has been formally offered in Australia. The Colour Strings approach produces fantastic results for students in terms of violin playing/musicality and solid right and left hand technique. Rebekah is currently incorporating Colour Strings concepts into her lesson programming.
Instruments: Vocals (Contemporary & Classical) & Theory
With a Bachelor of Music, Gorica (pronounced Goh-ree-tsah) started her vocal journey as a classically trained singer. Wanting to incorporate a more contemporary sound to her voice whilst preserving her classical origins, she went on to study intensely under some of the worlds best teachers in Speech Level singing, a singing method that achieves purer vocal tone, clarity, ease and balance throughout the range, regardless of genre. So you still get to sing what you want, only better!
Instruments: Piano & Keys
26 years of experience playing the piano and over 13 years of that teaching piano, Ros has an abundance of knowledge to share with the inexperienced and experienced young or old students. Ros prides herself on being flexible with her teaching method, allowing her to teach a wide variety of genres with the inspiration to extend themselves musically. Ros can also take them through their AMEB or ABRSM exams when they are ready.
Instruments: Piano & Guitar
Rachel studied music through Trinity College London and has a diploma with the Modern School of Music New Zealand. She has been teaching piano and guitar for over 25 years and endeavours to give a well-rounded musical education by incorporating classical, theory, scales and modern methods. Always aiming to motivate her students she seeks to find their listening/playing preferences and weaves these into her lessons.
Under the name ‘Freo Busker’, Rachel has been busking around WA (mainly in Fremantle) for the past 14 years whilst selling two cds with mainly original music, these are also available on iTunes.