Brass and Woodwind students of all ages and abilities are welcome at our teaching studio. We prepare students for AMEB exams, University Entry, Extension Music, or invite them to improve their playing ability and have some fun.
Karina is a practising French Horn and Trombone player, whose experience includes playing for the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Brisbane Symphony Orchestra and Royal Australian Navy Band. She has also performed as a soloist with the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra and the Noosa Symphony Orchestra and also enjoys playing chamber music. Karina has been teaching privately and in schools for over twenty years and has seen many of her students successfully audition for both the Qld Conservatorium of Music and the University of Queensland.
Tony is a saxophonist and clarinettist whose experience includes playing in the Royal Australian Navy Band and the Brisbane Big Band. Tony studied at the Conservatorium of Music majoring in classical saxophone and enjoys classical saxophone performance, playing with the Brisbane Symphony Orchestra when the repertoire requires saxophone. He enjoys teaching both classical and jazz and has worked in schools and with private students for over twenty years. Tony has prepared students for tertiary entry and exams up to A.Mus.A.
Steven is a percussionist in his first year at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music and was one of five percussionists chosen to attend M.O.S.T. in 2015 and 2017, as well as being chosen for a Scholarship to attend the Pacific Honours Ensemble Program in America in November 2017. He is a member of the Brisbane Symphony Orchestra and enjoys playing in percussion ensembles and playing Drum Kit in jazz and rock bands. Steven has tutored younger students at workshops and enjoys helping students starting out to develop the skills required to be proficient on both tuned and untuned percussion, as well as drum kit.
Our students have been successful in passing AMEB exams, Extension Music Exams and University Entry. In addition, many of our students have been selected as members of the Young Conservatorium program and Queensland Youth Orchestras.