David Tweedie - Guitar/Bass/Music Lesson Coordinator
David Tweedie is a guitarist from Melbourne, and for the last 12 years has been working as a highly sought after musician with many different bands and artists around Australia and other parts of the world. Currently, David is guitarist and backing vocalist with leading Australian pop star Guy Sebastian and in the past he has worked with many others, including Delta Goodrem, Aloe Blacc, Anthony Callea, Lupe Fiasco, Samantha Jade and Shannon Noll. David has also been a music teacher for nearly 15 years, privately and at various schools around Melbourne.
Tahlia Hunter - Piano
As well as being a third year Bachelor of Biomedicine student, Tahlia is a multi-instrumentalist graduate of the Victorian College of the arts. Her study saw her receive an A.Dip.A in piano by the age of 16! She also received a high distinction for grade 6 music theory, which she has tutored at VCE level. Tahlia has performed in many concerts over the years particularly as a part of the Melbourne University Biomedical Orchestra and has loads of experience accompanying over 50 students in both public and private schools for exams, concerts and auditions. Her life’s passion is music and she loves working with children. She is always keen to make piano lessons fun and engaging for her students.
Natalie Jeffreys - Singing/Piano
Natalie is an amazing singer, piano player and songwriter who graduated from Monash University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Music in Classical Composition and has been teaching piano, singing, and music theory for several years. In 2016, She has staged her own musical theatre show at the Doncaster Playhouse and later went on to start a business where she creates and performs custom songs as gifts. She also enjoys combining her singing with poetry; in 2018, she won the Melbourne Spoken Word Prize, and featured at the 2019 Melbourne Spoken Word Festival. She is currently the composer of a number of films and web-series, including La Mama Theatre’s web series for children Super Jenny. She loves her tenor ukulele, pugs, and BBQ pork Buns.
Maddison Carter - Drums
Maddison has performed nationally and internationally in a groups ranging from rock, jazz, afrobeat, folk, and the Shakespeare Pop-Up Globe Theatre Company. Maddison leads his own quintet with prominent Australian jazz musicians. In 2016 he was commissioned by the Victorian Youth Symphony Orchestra to write a piece for orchestra with improvising musicians, and has also composed for string quartet, small jazz groups, and pop bands. Maddison has considerable teaching
experience in various schools around Melbourne, and also leads various school bands. He also likes rock climbing, coffee, and sour kraut.
Kate has been playing the guitar from 7 years old. She has studied classical guitar to grade 6 level (AMEB) and a Bachelor of Applied Music (contemporary & jazz guitar). As well as this Kate has extensive experience playing guitar as a soloist and in many various group settings. This has included regular performances for corporate events, weddings and restaurants across Melbourne. Kate has been teaching the guitar for many years to children, teenagers and adults, from beginner through to intermediate and advanced levels. Currently teaching guitar privately and playing guitar in a jazz trio, Kate plays and teaches many styles of guitar including but not limited to rock, jazz, blues, folk-fingerstyle, classical & pop. She loves to record various lessons and post them on her youtube channel which can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSZ1chaQuQMbFuoLbYADFdw