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Music Tuition

Meet Our Tutors

Jillian Bridge – Violin & Viola

Jillian Bridge is a violin teacher, conductor, and freelance violinist. She has taught chamber music at the Sydney Conservatorium and has been a string tutor at many music camps including the State Education Department and School Spectaculars. Jillian conducted the Fisher’s Ghost Youth Orchestra for 15 years and has been the Musical Director of Macarthur Singers since 2007. Jillian was a member of the baroque group Les Amis for many years and is a founding and ongoing member of Macarthur Strings Quartet. Jillian is a member of The Occasional Performing Sinfonia (TOPS) and plays for various musical societies in Sydney. She performs with The Highlands Collective and has been Concert Master of the Southern Highlands Symphony Orchestra since its inauguration. Jillian has a large number of private violin students from beginner to Associate Diploma level. She is an accredited member of the Music Teachers’ Association.

Eligibility:

  • Years 2 and above

Days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Music Tuition application form

Instrument Hire Application

Bridge Terms and Conditions

 

Michael Watkin – Saxophone, Clarinet & Piano

Michael graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with a Bachelor of Music Education degree majoring in Piano and passing with Merit. He then went on to complete a Master of Music degree majoring in Music Technology. During this time he lectured at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in both Instrumental Pedagogy and Music Technology. Michael went on to complete an Associate Diploma in Performance majoring in Saxophone and also a Post Graduate Diploma of Music majoring in saxophone performance from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Michael has over 20 years of experience teaching saxophone, clarinet, and piano and is also an accredited instrumental tutor for the University of NSW. He has taught at some of Sydney’s most exclusive schools and has conducted and tutored at many workshops and schools. Many of his students have gone on to study at University level and have been nominated for honours such as School Spectacular house band and HSC Encore performances. He has worked extensively in amateur and professional theatre and has performed and recorded for TV, radio broadcasts for ABC FM and 2MBS FM, and has toured Australia, Europe, and New Zealand with various ensembles.

Eligibility:

  • Piano – Years 1 and above
  • Saxophone & Clarinet – Years 3 and above

Days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Thursday

Music Tuition application form

Instrument Hire Application

Watkin Terms and Conditions

 

Daniel Wilms – Guitar

Daniel has been teaching guitar for over 25 years throughout Canberra, the Southern Highlands and, the Wollondilly Shire. He teaches to inspire and nurture a lifelong relationship with music. Daniel has 20 years of experience teaching a mixture of graded material but is also happy to encourage an informal musical journey.

Eligibility:

  • Years 2 and above

Days:

  • Wednesday
  • Friday

Music Tuition application form

Instrument Hire Application

Wilms Terms and Conditions

 

Michael Griffiths – Drums

Michael has a Bachelor in Music Graduated AIM 2000 and has over 20 years of professional teaching and playing experience. Michael’s passion is providing tuition to eager drum enthusiasts. http://www.mikegriffiths.com.au

Eligibility:

  • Years 2 and above

Days:

  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday

Music Tuition application form

Instrument Hire Application

MG terms and conditions 2020

 

Tammy Nelson – Vocals

Tammy is a trained vocalist and a qualified vocal coach. Tammy received her Bachelor of Music (Performance) in 2018 and has over 15 years of experience singing and performing. Tammy has performed at multiple televised events including Channel 7’s Carols in the Domain in both 2017 and 2018. Tammy has trained with some of Australia’s most renowned Vocal Coaches and has had the pleasure of working along side some of Australia’s most talented musicians. Tammy wishes to pass on her passion and skill to all of her students. Tammy trains all ages and skill levels to become the best vocalists they can be.

Eligibility:

  • All ages

Days:

  • Monday
  • Friday

Music Tuition application form

Instrument Hire Application

T Nelson Terms and Conditions 2020

 

Stephanie Dwyer – Piano

Stephanie has played the piano since the age of 5 and holds a Bachelor of Music with 1st Class Honours from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (Sydney University) in Piano Performance. Stephanie was one of five pianists nationally accepted to the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne and has performed as a soloist with a number of orchestras. Her music career has taken her around Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Germany, and England. She has enjoyed teaching piano since the 1990s, both privately and in school environments. She teaches all levels from new beginners through to senior students striving for their diploma exams or HSC performance goals. Stephanie has a son attending Year 1 at Wollondilly Anglican College in 2021 and a young daughter keen to start Transition in 2022. She is very much looking forward to joining the instrumental teaching program at the College.

Eligibility:

  • All ages

Days:

  • Tuesday

Music Tuition application form

Instrument Hire Application