Amber commenced her piano studies at the age of 6. Upon graduating high-school, she went on to study a Bachelor of Music in Classical Performance at the ANU School of Music under the tuition of world-renowned pianist and educator Dr Geoffrey Lancaster and the mentorship of acclaimed Australian composer and pianist Larry Sitsky. Amber has performed both as a solo pianist and as a member of several piano and instrumental duos and trios on the South Coast and in the ACT, including performing as a soloist with the National Capital Orchestra at Llewellyn Hall. She has also worked as an accompanist for various choirs and musicians and continues to enjoy accompaniment and performance work in addition to teaching. Amber has been involved in music education since 2004 and holds a Diploma of Education in secondary music teaching. She has worked in several primary and secondary schools as a classroom music educator and choral conductor and is currently undertaking a Masters degree at the University of Sydney, researching best practices for delivering comprehensive music education in the private piano studio. Amber runs a multi-teacher music studio in Canberra, Australia, teaching 50 piano students while supervising and mentoring her teaching staff and their students. Amber has presented at music education conferences in Australia and the United Kingdom and regularly delivers professional development workshops for other piano teachers. Amber offers piano lessons for individuals and small groups (2-4 students maximum).
Instrumental Tutor | In-school music lessons for piano (North Ainslie Primary)
Ella is embarking on a Bachelor of Music at the ANU and has experience in performing and teaching music from many different genres, ranging from classical, Jazz, and musical theatre. Also a talented composer, Ella recently co-wrote and conducted the music for a modern musical take on Romeo and Juliet, which was performed successfully at the Belconnen Community Theatre in 2019. As an educator, Ella strives to help her students find the music they want to learn, so that they may enjoy playing piano as much as possible.
Junior Instrumental Tutor | In-home music & theory lessons (available in various locations. Inner South, Weston Creek, Molonglo Valley, Woden Valley, Tuggeranong Valley, Aranda).
Zoe is a college student and an accomplished pianist and flautist. She has leadership experiece with small children and is co-leader of her school band. Zoe intends to study music and music education at tertiary level and currently travels to student's homes to teach piano lessons, theory tutoring, and to offer practice support sessions. Zoe is extremely kind, patient, encouraging, and passionate about teaching music.