Graeme Hunt

Acoustic, Bass, Electric

Graeme Hunt has been playing guitar for 18 years, and teaching since 1992. He joined Mitchell Conservatorium in 2004. He is currently the guitarist for Sydney jazz funk band “Woodgrey”, which includes vocalist Julia Boehm (“Kaya”) and saxophonist Karen Booth (“Black Crow Band”). Graeme has been composing and recording music since 1988. His recent composition “SNAP” was performed at Western Sydney’s Hybrid Waves Cultural Festival. He is currently working on a project with actor/writer Julian Garner (Bell Shakespeare Company).

Graeme teaches guitar at a number of local Bathurst schools and also teaches at both Bathurst and Lithgow divisions of Mitchell Conservatorium.


Graeme Hunt, guitar teacher, Lithgow

Peter Armstrong

Electric, Acoustic

Pete Armstrong is a singer/songwriter based in Blackheath, who specialises in using music to revive good memories, recent and past.

Pete sings and plays a variety of music, drawing on the influences of country, bluegrass, old rock and roll and jazz with a swing flavour. Pete plays at a number of events and venues around Australia. This includes performing and competing at a number of festivals, where he has collected a number of awards. Pete’s new 4 track solo EP has been released September 2017, and is available now, featuring his original track My Grandpa.

The late Audrey Auld-Mezera wrote of Pete, “If I could clone him, I’d have the perfect band… He’s professional, reliable, keen, friendly and most importantly he loves and knows music”.

In addition to his solo work, Pete Armstrong’s versatile music skills see him collaborate with a number of other musicians. Pete still enjoys working with others to create music as a sideman, backing vocalist or backing musician. Currently, Pete is working with: The West Brothers (guitar); The Parson’s Sons Jazz Band (Drums); Gary Daniel and the Tru Country Band (tour drummer); and singer/ songwriters Bev Branson, Paul Crowder and Melissa Robertson (regular guitarist). 

Todd Brownlow


Todd Brownlow has been performing bass for 20 years. He has been a part of local bands in Lithgow and beyond.

He studied Primary teaching and worked as a teacher in the Blue Mountains region for many years, before transitioning into music teaching. He is a part of the Central Queensland University diploma of Music and has an energy and passion for making learning enjoyable.

Todd also is an accomplished drummer and teaches drums for MitCon. 


We pay our respect to all First Nations elders both past and present from the lands where Mitchell Conservatorium students reside. In particular, we acknowledge the Wiradyuri and Dharug peoples of Australia, who are the traditional custodians of the land where Mitchell Conservatorium campuses are located.

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