Nurturing all abilities and stages
Want to learn piano, violin? Be nurtured to reach your natural musical potential.
Lessons are tailored to each age and made age appropriate. Younger children explore in with their lessons - music games, pitch through sound and singing, other instruments, puppets and storytelling.
Following the natural pace of the student allowing each person to go at their own pace with realistic practice guidelines encouraged. Lessons are tailored to suit the individual needs of the student.
Exams can be arranged at the studio, or through the AMEB Adelaide for those wanting a musical goal/achievement. Exams can be used as SACE point and are also a good motivator to keep on track with progress. Exam syllabus is Piano For Leisure which explore all styles from modern, classical, jazz, blues to name a few.
Part of the journey of learning an instrument is going into lessons understanding that it takes time to be able to play an instrument well so starting with a realistic attitude is important. Having seen many students from new beginners up to high levels achieving excellent outcomes in their examinations through adopting this attitude and parents also supporting what's done in lessons with the child at home. Whether learning for leisure or exams, practice and parental support is key.
Having an instrument to practice on is essential along with making time to practise where possible between lessons!
Trial Lessons - Before committing to a term, I recommend having a trial lesson with me to make sure student and teacher are a good fit.
Classes running daytime and after school time on weekdays - MON - SAT.
Quality instruments in a relaxed environment.
Lessons for leisure or examinations.
Piano - Age 5+ to adult
Violin - Age 7+ to adult
Kinder Music Groups - Age 0 - 5 years.
OWNER AND TEACHER background
Carolyn has always been musical since childhood. First starting lessons when her mother heard her playing songs she had heard by ear on the piano as a young child. Carolyn's interests are nature, music, people, sustainability, animals, home and family. As Mum herself she understands children. Having 20 years hands on experience in teaching music through both her home studio, and well known companies like Learning Music Australia and Blackwood Music School. She has also taught independently at various other schools across Adelaide. Music was always her love she worked through classical training and AMEB exams, she was accepted into A Bachelor Of Music in the mid 90's with Flinders Street School Of Music which has now amalgamated with Adelaide Uni. Certificates on display in her studio.
Carolyn is also fully trained and licensed through Kinder Music adding to her services of teaching piano, violin. She enjoys playing various other instruments like Ukulele and singing.
Carolyn also holds a Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care and works as an Early Childhood Educator and nanny. She is passionate about working with children and supporting their interests. Carolyn is known to her students as fun, caring and nurturing.
Now positioned in a beautiful location in Willunga in a beautiful studio for students and parents to enjoy.