Itinerant Music Tutors

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Mr Kenneth JC D’Souza MBA, B.Com, LRSM, AIRMT
Violin, Theory, Chamber Music

Mr Kenneth JC D’Souza is a violinist who accomplished his LRSM on Violin Performance in 1986. He topped the country at the LTCL Teacher’s exam in 1984, besides...read more about Mr D'Souza

 

 

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Ms Siobhanne Thompson
Violin

I have been playing the violin since I was three years old. That means I have now been playing for 25 years. I completed the Trinity College of London Grade 8 exam with Distinction when I was 14..read more about Ms Thompson

 

 

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Ms Miranda Hutton
Violin, Viola, Chamber Music

Violinist Ms Miranda Hutton is one of New Zealand's leading baroque music specialists. After spending 7 years working and studying in The Netherlands, Ms Hutton has returned to..read more about Ms Hutton

 

 

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Mrs Katherine Hebley 
LRSM; LTCL; BMus; Artist Dip (Boston)
Cello

Mrs Katherine Hebley is a cellist in the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. With her husband, Andrew Uren, she is part of the contemporary ensemble, 175 East, and the cello and clarinets duo..read more about Mrs Hebley

 

 

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Mrs Siobhan Gerritsen, MMus
Cello, Music Theory, Chamber Music, Piano

Mrs Siobhan Gerritsen completed a Masters Degree with First Class Honours in Cello performance and specialised in chamber music.  She is a freelance cellist in Auckland and performs...read more about Mrs Gerritsen

 

 

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Ms Elizabeth Lau 
Piano and Double Bass                           

Ms Elizabeth Lau plays the Piano, Double Bass and is a conductor. She made her conducting debut with the Manukau Symphony Orchestra after returning from the Czech Republic..read more about Ms Lau

 



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Mrs Karen Middleton   BMus (Perf,) LTCL
Flute

After completing her education at a Performing Arts High School in South Africa, Mrs Middleton gained a BMus Degree in Flute Performance and a Licentiate from Trinity..read more about Mrs Middleton

 

 

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Prof. Peter Huang, BA
Flute

Professor Huang graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Guangzhou Conservatory of Music in 1981, majoring in Flute performance and teaching. He then taught at...read more about Professor Huang.

 

 

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Mr Matthew Baker,   BMus(Hons), ATCL
Clarinet, Saxophone, Music Theory

Mr Matthew Baker has a wide variety of teaching and performance experience, both in New Zealand and overseas.  Studying clarinet at the University of Auckland, Mr Baker...read more about Mr Baker.

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Mr Steve Sherriff
Saxophone 

Mr Steve Sherriff has been involved in the music business for over 30 years.  He teaches currently at Saint Kentigern College, Saint Kentigern School...read more about Mr Sherriff.

 

 

 

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Mr Donald Nicholls, MmMs (USA), BMus/DipMus Hons (Ak)
Clarinet, Chamber Music

Mr Donald Nicholls studied and performed in NZ before travelling to the USA for graduate study, subsequently becoming the Head of Woodwind Studies at the Preparatory Division of the Conservatory..read more about Mr Nicholls.

 

 

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Mr Mike Merry, BA/BMus
Oboe

Mr Merry began playing music aged four with piano lessons. He later moved on to wind instruments, learning the saxophone and flute before focusing on oboe. He is..read more about Mr Merry.

 

 

 

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Mr Stephen Bemelman,  Diploma in Performance Trumpet
Trumpet 

Mr Stephen Bemelman performed with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra from 1996 to 2009 as Associate Principal Trumpet and continues to perform..read more about Mr Bemelman.

 

 

 

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Mr Carl Wells
French Horn 

Mr Carl Wells was appointed to the position of 2nd horn of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in 2007. A holder of multiple passports, Mr Wells has performed in orchestras in Canada, Mexico..read more about Mr Wells.

 



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Mr Doug Cross
Trombone 

Mr Doug Cross was appointed Principal Trombone of the Auckland Philharmonia.  Upon completion of his Bachelor of Music, Mr Cross studied for his Master of Music at the San Francisco Conservatory..read more about Mr Cross.

 

 

 

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Mr Glen Rodgers (Advanced Certificate in Drumming, RSPBA)
Drum Set (Rock – Jazz) & Scottish Pipe Band Rudimental Drumming

Mr Rodgers has twenty years’ experience teaching drumming.  Some of his past students..read more about Mr Rodgers.

 

 



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Miss Grace Francis  BMus (Hons), Dip.ABRSM
Piano 

Miss Grace Francis began piano lessons at age 4, and has recently completed a BMus (Classical Performance) with Honours at Auckland University. Next year she will..read more about Miss Francis.

 

 

 

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Mr Matteo Napoli
Piano and Chamber Music 

Mr Matteo Napoli is an International pianist and an honours graduate of the Girordano Conservatoire in Foggia. He has studied with a number of..read more about Mr Napoli. 

 

 

 

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Mr Mark Bradley AMusNZ
Piano 

Mr Mark Bradley is a young and experienced pianist. He has gained his Associate Diploma in Piano Performance from the New Zealand Music Examinations Board...read more about Mr Bradley.  

 

 


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Mr Geordie McCallum  BMA
Guitar (Rock and Modern), Rock Bands          

With a degree in commercial music production from the Waikato Institute of Technology, including Berkley College of Music training in notation, harmony and musical...read more about Mr McCallum.

 

 

 

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Mr Keith Milbank
Guitar, Jazz and Rock Bands

Mr Keith Milbank started playing professionally at age 18 on the Auckland covers circuit, then shortly after developed an interest in jazz..read more about Mr Milbank.

 

 

 

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Mr Andrew Burt
Guitar 

Mr Andrew Burt is a full time guitar teacher with 20 years’ experience. He teaches children in schools from Years 3 to 13 and also out of school from his..read more about Mr Burt.

 

 

 

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Mr Scott Sutherland, BA, RGT
Bass Guitar 

Mr Sutherland is an accredited member of the Registry of Guitar Tutors - the world’s foremost organization for guitar and bass education. He has mentored...read more about Mr Sutherland.

 

 

 

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Mr Lachlan Craig BMus(Hons) First Class
Voice 

Mr Lachlan Craig completed his BMus in Performance Voice at the University of Auckland studying with Dr.Morag Atchison. He has recently completed his Honours..read more about Mr Craig. 

 

 

 

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Ms Lilia Carpinelli 
MMus ( Hons 1st ) PGradDip (Singing)
Voice 

Whilst being an active performer, Ms Lilia Carpinelli is a passionate and inspiring singing teacher with more than 10 years of experience. She holds a MMus in Performance...read more about Ms Carpinelli.

 

 

 

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Voice

Miss Prictor completed a BMus in Performance Voice at the University of Auckland studying with Dr. Morag Atchison, alongside a BA in German, and was a recipient of the Auckland University Choral Singers Award in...read more about Miss Prictor

 

 

 

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Mrs Robyn Kennerley LTCL,
TTC
Voice 

Mrs Robyn Kennerley has her LTCL in singing performance. She specialises in musical theatre and is actively involved in Auckland Music Theatre circles as a performer...read more about Mrs Kennerley.

 

 



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Mr Sam Rich
Orchestral Percussion 

A past student of the College graduating in 2012, Mr Rich is currently studying at The University of Auckland working towards a Bachelor of Music degree majoring..read more about Mr Rich.

 

 



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Mrs Anna Dunwoodie BMus(Perf), DipTchg
Harp 

Mrs Anna Dunwoodie is an experienced harp teacher, freelance performer and composer, director of the Auckland Harp Orchestra...read more about Mrs Dunwoodie.