Tertiary qualified, highly experienced music teachers.
Our teachers Erica Bramham, Adam Spiegl and Nathan Liow are tertiary qualified musicians with extensive teaching experience. They hold Honours degrees in music performance, and actively continue their professional development by regularly attending workshops, masterclasses and music intensives both in Australian and overseas.
In addition to teaching they work as freelance performers and composers across a diverse range of projects, and can provide valuable mentoring to students working toward a career in music or the performing arts.
B. Music with Honours in Jazz and Improvisation - Victorian College of the Arts
Singing & vocal coaching
Beginner electric bass
Music theory, songwriting & composition
Erica is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts where she majored in contemporary voice. She has over ten years' performance experience as both a vocalist and guitarist, and has been teaching music privately since 2014. She is particularly skilled at working with singers on music theory, songwriting and accompaniment skills in addition to vocal technique, and many of her students are studying guitar, ukulele or piano alongside singing.
Erica is passionate about helping her students discover and refine their own unique sound, and enjoys seeing them develop each lesson, particularly as they find their own voice and become confident, happy performers.
Adv. Dip. Music Performance (Jazz and Contemporary) - NMIT
B. Music Performance (Degree with Honours) - Victorian College of the Arts
Music theory & composition
Adam is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts where he majored in contemporary bass, and has been teaching music both privately and in primary schools since 2009. He is an in demand acoustic and electric bass player and guitarist with extensive performance, recording and teaching experience, and was one of 10 finalists in the 2015 National Jazz Awards, Australia’s most prestigious award for young jazz musicians.
Adam has loved playing music from a young age, and he encourages the same passion in all of his students, whatever their skill level or musical interests.
B. Music Performance , B. Fine Arts (Contemporary Music) (Honours) - Victorian College of the Arts
Music theory, composition & songwriting
Nathan is a professional musician with 7 years teaching experience in primary and high schools throughout Melbourne. He is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts where he majored in contemporary piano. He has trained in New York City and Canada, and has performed in America, Canada, Japan, China and regularly throughout Australia.
Nathan's own musical education has always been supportive, patient and fun, and he provides the same to all his students to help them realise their potential and uncover their own interests and talents.
Nathan is based in Footscray and teaches from Erica's Bentleigh studio several days a week.