Teaching Style: Classical and Popular Music
Experience: Bachelor of Music Education degree, Licentiate Diploma in Music
Stephen is an experienced teacher of keyboard and piano who studied at the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, Australia, graduating in 1987 with a Bachelor of Music Education degree and a Diploma of the State Conservatorium of Music in performance. He also attained a Licentiate Diploma in Music. He is an accomplished accompanist, and has worked with choirs including the Newcastle City Choir and the New Zealand Opera Chorus, and with several music theatre groups, such as Onstage Productions New Zealand and Wellington Musical Theatre.
Stephen enjoys teaching both classical and popular music, and loves working with students from the very young through to adults. He also arranges popular music to suit the standard and musical preferences of each student.
Stephen takes the greatest pleasure in seeing the transformation in students from starting as absolute beginners through to becoming capable musicians.
As the Music Education Centre has different teachers over a range of locations, please contact our office on 0800 89 39 39 to find out where Stephen is currently teaching, or which of our other great teachers may be available at your preferred location.