Itinerant Music Tutors


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, more about Mr D'Souza



Ms Siobhanne Thompson

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 more about Ms Thompson



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 more about Ms Hutton



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

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 more about Mrs Hebley



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 more about Mrs Gerritsen



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 more about Ms Lau


Mrs Karen Middleton   BMus (Perf,) LTCL

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 more about Mrs Middleton



Prof. Peter Huang, BA

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 more about Professor Huang.




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 more about Mr Baker.




Mr Steve Sherriff

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




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 more about Mr Nicholls.



Mr Mike Merry, BA/BMus

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 more about Mr Merry.





Mr Stephen Bemelman,  Diploma in Performance Trumpet

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




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, more about Mr Wells.


Mr Doug Cross

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 more about Mr Cross.





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 more about Mr Rodgers.



Miss Grace Francis  BMus (Hons), Dip.ABRSM

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 more about Miss Francis.




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 more about Mr Napoli. 




Mr Mark Bradley AMusNZ

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



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 more about Mr McCallum.




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 more about Mr Milbank.




Mr Andrew Burt

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 more about Mr Burt.




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 more about Mr Sutherland.




Mr Lachlan Craig BMus(Hons) First Class

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




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

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 more about Ms Carpinelli.




prictor.JPGMiss Luana Prictor BMus, BA

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 more about Miss Prictor




Mrs Robyn Kennerley LTCL,

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 more about Mrs Kennerley.



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 more about Mr Rich.



Mrs Anna Dunwoodie BMus(Perf), DipTchg

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