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WHO WE ARE

Our Teachers

Guitar Teachers

GUITAR TEACHERS

Drum Lessons Newcastle - Gianni Michelini

Gianni Michelini

Instruments: 

Guitar, Voice, Artist Development and Mentoring, Songwriting, Music Theory


Experience/Qualifications:

Bachelor of Music (Classical Guitar Performance), Masters of Audio Engineering & Production, AMEB AmusA in Classical Guitar

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Anyerin Drury

Instruments: 

Voice, Guitar, Bass, Music Theory, Ukulele, Artist Development


Experience/Qualifications: 

"Anyerin is a captivating artist with a compelling voice and a mastery over multiple instruments, including the guitar, bass, harmonica, piano, and drums. With 

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Anyerin Guitar
Drum Lessons Newcastle - Mitchell Cordingley

Mitchell Cordingley

Instruments: 

Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Theory, Artist Development and Mentoring


Experience/Qualifications: 

Achieved Band 6 in HSC Music.

Completed Bachelor Of Music Degree in Guitar Performance at the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music with Distinction.

Mitchell Guitar
Hamish McClure Guitar
Joseph Guitar
Beau Guitar
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Beau Hatch

Instruments: 

Guitar, Music Theory


Experience/Qualifications: 

Hailing from Newcastle, Beau Hatch has become a cornerstone in Australia's country music landscape. As the lead guitarist for the acclaimed Viper Creek Band, he has showcased his unparalleled

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Hamish McClure

Instruments: 

Guitar


Experience/Qualifications: 

Currently studying a Bachelor of Music at Newcastle University (UON)

Performed at The Glasshouse in Port Macquarie for Bravissimo 2020 

Joseph Tabua

Instruments: 

Guitar, Bass, Music Theory, Ukulele, Banjo, Artist Development, Guzheng, Oud, Tenor Saxophone


Experience/Qualifications: 

Joseph Tabua is a versatile musician with expertise spanning across various musical genres and instruments. His profound 

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Tim Sanusi

Instruments: 

Guitar, Music Theory, Bass Guitar, Ukulele


Experience/Qualifications: 

With over 25 years of experience, Tim is a seasoned guitarist proficient in styles ranging from rock, metal, and pop to blues, jazz, classical and more. His deep understanding of music theory is evident not only in his versatile playing but also in

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Piano Teachers

PIANO TEACHERS

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Kate Finkelstein

Instruments: 

Piano, Voice, Songwriting, Artist Development, Early Childhood


Experience/Qualifications: 

AMEB Classical Piano

AMEB and Trinity Collage London classical voice

Currently studying Bachelor of education 

Drum Lessons Newcastle - Kurt Taylor

Kurt Taylor

Instruments: 

Piano, Music Theory, HSC Music


Experience/Qualifications: 

Bachelor of Music (Piano Performance). Masters of Education (current). AMEB 8th Grade Piano.

Specialisations: 

Classical, Contemporary, HSC Music, AMEB

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Bridget Harper

Instruments: 

Voice, Piano, Songwriting and Music Theory


Experience/Qualifications:

Bachelor of Music (Songwriting Major),

JMC Academy Graduated 2018

Actively gigging around Newcastle as a solo artist and in duo acoustic covers act

Kate Piano
Kurt Piano
Bridget Piano
Grace Piano
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Grace Prow

Instruments: 

Piano


Experience/Qualifications: 

Grace is an accomplished piano tutor and plays various genres and arrangements of pop songs for piano. Grace brings a unique blend of technical skill, performance and arrangement to her

Drum Teachers

Drum Teachers

Liam Drums
Sean Drum
Drum Lessons Newcastle - Liam Tooth

Liam Tooth

Instruments: 

Drums, HSC Music


Experience/Qualifications:

Bachelor of Music (Percussion), University of Newcastle. Master of Music, University of Sydney. 

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Sean Constant

Instruments: 

Drums/ Percussion


Experience/Qualifications:

Bachelor of Music (Percussion), University of Newcastle 

17 Years of Drumming Experience in Rock, Pop, Funk, Metal and Drumline.

Hand Percussion and Various Percussion Instrument expertise.

Vocal Teachers

Vocal Teachers

Drum Lessons Newcastle - Gianni Michelini

Gianni Michelini

Instruments: 

Voice, Guitar, Artist Development and Mentoring, Songwriting, Music Theory


Experience/Qualifications:

Bachelor of Music (Classical Guitar Performance), Masters of Audio Engineering & Production, AMEB AmusA in Classical Guitar

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Bridget Harper

Instruments: 

Voice, Piano, Songwriting and Music Theory


Experience/Qualifications:

Bachelor of Music (Songwriting Major),

JMC Academy Graduated 2018

Actively gigging around Newcastle as a solo artist and in duo acoustic covers act

Ginni Vocal
Bridget Vocal
Drum Lessons Newcastle - Ella Moulder

Ella Moulder

Instruments: 

Voice


Experience/Qualifications:

9 years Vocal Teaching Experience.
Bachelor of Music (Current) Majoring in Contemporary Voice, Performer in Theatre on Brunker's Production of Legally Blonde: The Musical.

Ella Vocal
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Alicia Hignell

Instruments: 

Voice


Experience/Qualifications: 

A very seasoned performer, Alicia has 15 years industry experience singing in tribute and cover bands across Australia.
 

MO award winner 3 years running for best Australian tribute show. 

Alicia Voca
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Anyerin Drury

Instruments: 

Voice, Guitar, Bass, Music Theory, Ukulele, Artist Development

Experience/Qualifications:

"Anyerin is a captivating artist with a compelling voice and a mastery over multiple instruments, including the guitar, bass, harmonica, piano, and drums. With 

Anyerin Vocal
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Kate Finkelstein

Instruments: 

Piano, Voice, Songwriting, Artist Development, Early Childhood


Experience/Qualifications: 

AMEB Classical Piano

AMEB and Trinity Collage London classical voice

Currently studying Bachelor of education

Kate Finkelstein
Will Vocal
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Shyanne Irwin

Instruments: Voice, Violin, Songwriting, Music Theory, HSC Music

 
Experience/Qualifications: 

Band 6 in Music

Currently studying a Bachelor of Music and Performing Arts at Newcastle Uni

Awarded the Karen Thrift Original Music and Lyric Prize

Shyanne Vocal
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Will Sim

Instruments: 

Voice, Songwriting


Experience/Qualifications: 

Hunter Singers Choir (2009 - 2019)

Starstruck Featured Vocalist (2012 - 2014), Backing Vocals (2018)

HSC Music 1, Voice and Guitar (94/100)

Completed Bachelor of Creative 

Jade Vocal
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Jade Shearman

Instruments: 

Voice


Experience/Qualifications:

Bachelor of Music (Current) Majoring in Classical Voice - Australian Institute of Music
Diploma of Musical Theatre (2017) - WEA Hunter 

Bass Guitar Teachers

Bass Guitar Teachers

Joseph Bass
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Anyerin Drury

Instruments: 

Guitar, Bass, Voice, Music Theory, Ukulele, Artist Development

Experience/Qualifications:

"Anyerin is a captivating artist with a compelling voice and a mastery over multiple instruments, including the guitar, bass, harmonica, piano, and drums. With over 10 years as an accomplished teacher

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Joseph Tabua

Instruments: 

Guitar, Bass, Music Theory, Ukulele, Banjo, Artist Development, Guzheng, Oud, Tenor Saxophone


Experience/Qualifications: 

Joseph Tabua is a versatile musician with expertise spanning across various musical genres and instruments. His profound knowledge encompasses classical

Tim Bass
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Tim Sanusi

Instruments: 

Guitar, Music Theory, Bass Guitar, Ukulele


Experience/Qualifications: 

With over 25 years of experience, Tim is a seasoned guitarist proficient in styles ranging from rock, metal, and pop to blues, jazz, classical and more. His deep understanding of music theory is evident not only in his versatile playing but also in

Violin Teachers

Violin
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Shyanne Irwin

Instruments: Voice, Violin, Songwriting, Music Theory, HSC Music

 
Experience/Qualifications: 

Band 6 in Music

Currently studying a Bachelor of Music and Performing Arts at Newcastle Uni

Awarded the Karen Thrift Original Music and Lyric Prize

DJ

DJ’ING AND PRODUCTION

Drum Lessons Newcastle - Peter Bird

Peter Bird

Instruments: 

DJ’ing, Electronic Music Production, Brass (Trumpet), Woodwind (Saxophone and Clarinet)


Experience/Qualifications:

Sound Engineer and Lighting Technician at Hunter Valley Grammar. 

Music Teacher & Band Leader at Redhead Public School, Adamstown Public School, Biraban Public School

Woodwind and Brass

WOODWIND AND BRASS

Drum Lessons Newcastle - Peter Bird

Peter Bird

Instruments: 

DJ’ing, Electronic Music Production, Brass (Trumpet), Woodwind (Saxophone and Clarinet)


Experience/Qualifications:

Sound Engineer and Lighting Technician at Hunter Valley Grammar. 

Music Teacher & Band Leader at Redhead Public School, Adamstown Public School, Biraban Public School

Peter Woodwind

Artist Development and Mentoring

Artist Mentoring
Drum Lessons Newcastle - Gianni Michelini

Gianni Michelini

Instruments: 

Guitar, Voice, Artist Development and Mentoring, Songwriting, Music Theory


Experience/Qualifications:

Bachelor of Music (Classical Guitar Performance), Masters of Audio Engineering & Production, AMEB AmusA in Classical Guitar

Gianni Artist Dev
Bridget Artist Dev
Mitchell Artist Dev
Drum Lessons Newcastle - Mitchell Cordingley

Mitchell Cordingley

Instruments: 

Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Theory, Artist Development and Mentoring


Experience/Qualifications: 

Achieved Band 6 in HSC Music.
 

Completed Bachelor Of Music Degree in Guitar Performance at the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music with Distinction.

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Bridget Harper

Instruments: 

Voice, Piano, Songwriting and Music Theory


Experience/Qualifications:

Bachelor of Music (Songwriting Major),

JMC Academy Graduated 2018

Actively gigging around Newcastle as a solo artist and in duo acoustic covers act

Kate Artist Dev
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Kate Finkelstein

Instruments: 

Piano, Voice, Songwriting, Artist Development, Early Childhood


Experience/Qualifications: 

AMEB Classical Piano

AMEB and Trinity Collage London classical voice

Currently studying Bachelor of education

Early Childhood Music

Early Childhood
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Kate Finkelstein

Instruments: 

Piano, Voice, Songwriting, Artist Development, Early Childhood


Experience/Qualifications: