Musical Director

Naomi Crellin

Naomi Crellin graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Voice from the Elder Conservatorium – University of Adelaide after beginning on classical piano. She has been a member of many choirs, orchestras and ensembles throughout her career. In addition, Naomi has played a wide range of musical instruments including piano, cello and...
 

Operations Manager

Kath Burrows

A classically trained pianist, Kath’s passion for music began early on and eventually led her to The Australian Institute of Music, where she graduated with honours with an Associate Diploma in Audio Engineering. Kath spent many years working overseas in every conceivable corner of the industry. She worked in theatre production with...

OUR EXPERT TUTORS

- SYDNEY -

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MELISSA
KENNY

Melissa Kenny is a conductor, performer and educator with a breadth of experience spanning many musical styles and ensembles. Following a degree in Composition and diploma...

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MARK
DONNELLY

Originally from Cairns, Mark moved to Brisbane in 1990 to study at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music under the tutelage of Gregory Massingham. In 1993, he commenced ...

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TRISH
DELANEY-BROWN

A graduate of the ANU’s School of Music Jazz Dept (1995), Trish has been singing professionally since late 1991 in a variety of musical genres as both a soloist and a backing vocalist In Australia and overseas. Along with session, corporate...

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NICK
BEGBIE

(Tenor) graduated from The Australian National University (ANU) in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies (Japanese/Linguistics) and has been singing professionally for 14 years...

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ELIZABETH

SCOTT

Elizabeth Scott graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 1995 as a flute major having earned the prestigious Student of the Year Award and the Reuben F. Scarf Scholarship for academic and ...

ALEX
PRINGLE

Originally from the NSW town of Albury, Alex studied the violin before being drawn to conducting and music education. He has worked extensively with the...

SARAH
PENICKA-SMITH

Versatile, perceptive, and a passionate advocate for music as a force for change, Sarah Penicka-Smith is a freelance conductor & vocal coach. She directs a number of Sydney choirs and...

OUR EXPERT TUTORS

- MELBOURNE -

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GIAN

SLATER

Gian is a prolific vocalist and composer with an approach that incorporates wordless singing and improvisation, songwriting; electronics and extended vocal techniques; new music and contemporary composition and collaborations with theatre and dance practitioners...

EMMA
GILMARTIN

In 2001 Emma completed a Bachelor of Music Performance (Improvisation) at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, Australia. It was here that she met acclaimed pianist and composer Tony Gould, with whom she recorded her debut album, Tomorrow, Just You Wait and See (Move Records)...

JACQUELINE
GAWLER

Jacqueline is most known for her work with iconic Australian A Cappella quintet Coco’s Lunch, who have toured the world for over 20 years, released 8 acclaimed albums, and received a host of awards and nominations for their original work in both Australia and the USA...

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GERALD

MARKO

Gerald is a voice mechanics nerd, a multi-instrumentalist, a published songwriter and a passionate, eclectic educator. He is currently enrolled in his PhD (Education, Monash), where he has embarked on an international, cross-disciplinary study bringing sport science, voice mechanics, psychometrics and tertiary learning and teaching together...

LUKE
STEVENSON

Luke Stevenson is a musician, composer and music educator from Melbourne, Australia. He has won multiple national awards, toured internationally with his ensembles, and conducted his own commissioned works for a number of ensembles, choirs, and orchestras around Australia...

MAL
WEBB

Born in Melbourne in 1966, Mal started learning percussion at the age of 4. This led to singing, piano, moving to Canberra and writing facile pop songs with his brother John for the imaginary band, Spider. At 10, he took up trombone. At 12, and back in Melbourne, he started getting into jazz theory and composition...