I have developed a piano teacher Training course that allows my advance students to gain confidence and acquire the skills necessary for me to feel confident in sending student referrals to such emerging teachers. I have developed this programme to not only help alleviate my personal waiting list but to also help my advance students climb the hierarchy of cognitive development and become better musicians themselves by learning how to assess the progress of others.
Ben has several years experience studying and performing in music. He leads the keyboards for drama productions, school showcases and masses through St. Aloysius College. Additionally, he has 4 years of classical guitar training and performance. Ben has completed the Duke of Edinburgh in piano and Dr Denise Stanley’s Piano Teacher Training Course.
Isaac’s music education began in Year 1 at Harbord Public Primary School attending keyboard classes after school where he immediately demonstrated flair and natural technique. He expanded his musical learning to saxophone in Year 3 and was soon being featured on both instruments in various school ensembles including junior band, concert, orchestra, senior and jazz bands. By high school, Isaac had joined the talented Jazz Improv Band, Orchestra and Stage Bands. Isaac continues to study and perform sax, keyboard and guitar. Isaac has completed the Duke of Edinburgh Award Programme with keyboard and Dr Denise Stanley’s Piano Teacher Training Course. He successfully completed ‘Silver’ in Duke of Edinburgh programme for the development and coordination of the Balgowlah Boys Year 7 Concert Band in which he conducted. Together with his experience, temperament and patience, Isaac is developing into a well-respected young music professional to which young kids can relate and feel comfortable.