Rhonda studied through the University of Southern Queensland, achieving her Diploma in Music Teaching in 2002. She also holds a CMusA (piano) and has completed AMEB 8th Grade on Flute. Rhonda has been teaching Piano since 1998 and since commencing work at the Mitchell Conservatorium in 2010 teaches both Piano and Flute. She teaches at many schools both in Lithgow and Bathurst. She is the Musical Director of the MitCon Piccolinas, who perform regularly at many different community events and competitions including the Carols by Candlelight and the Bathurst Eisteddfod. She is a member of the Bathurst City & RSL Concert Band and has played as an orchestra member in a number of Carillion Theatrical Society musical and she regularly accompanies for exams, eisteddfods and studio concerts. Rhonda thoroughly enjoys teaching and sharing music with her students.
Anna has had over 20 years’ experience teaching musicianship and the piano. Since graduating from Sydney Conservatorium of Music, with a B. Mus. Ed. (major instrument: piano), she has been involved in music education in a variety of contexts.
Anna has taught music to pre-school aged children through to high school classrooms; directed choir and instrumental ensembles; and coached and accompanied students for exams. She is currently teaching singing and instrumental programmes in several primary schools.
Anna is passionate about her students experiencing all the advantages music brings - from its joy, to the developmental benefits of creativity, listening and concentration.
Helen has piano & singing teaching experience in primary and high schools. She has studied with Nancy Salas at the Conservatorium of Music Sydney and attended courses there in the Kodaly Method. For many years she conducted Developmental Music classes for children including children with special needs.
She has conducted research into the benefits of Early Childhood Music while studying Special Education at Charles Sturt University.
Helen's qualifications include, A.Mus.A (voice), including Piano 8th grade (AMEB and Trinity College) and 7th Grade Theory (AMEB), B.Health Sci. (Child Health Nursing), and M.Ed. (Special Ed).