Staff

TEACHERS


EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
Tracey Burton 

PIANO
Tracey Burton – Group keyboard and piano
Laura Bush – piano
Lana Chapliiova – piano
Heather Rose – piano, jazz theory


STRINGS
Trish O’Brien – Cello, The Academy, Artistic Director
Patrick Brearley – violin, viola
Barbara Crosbie – violin, viola, beginner cello
Alexander McPherson – cello

WINDS
Chris Frater – Saxophone, clarinet, Sax Ensemble

Francis Long – Flute, recorder
Phill Stitt – Saxophone

BRASS
Georgina Chorley – all brass 
Chris Frater – trombone

DRUMS & PERCUSSION
Peter Skelton – Drum Kit, Orchestral Percussion
Phill Stitt – Drum Kit, Associated Percussion

GUITAR & PLUCKED STRINGS
Karin Braidwood – Classical Guitar, contemporary guitar, ukulele
Peter Kaukiainen – harp, ukulele
John Mostyn – Guitar, bass guitar, Guitar Ensembles
Tony Rowley – Guitar, songwriting

David Strauss – Guitar, bass guitar
Damion Towner – Guitar, bass guitar

VOICE
Sara Battery – Jazz & contemporary voice
Peter Kaukiainen – voice

THE ACADEMY
Trish O’Brien – Artistic Director
Patrick Brearley, tutor

THE MICROTONES 
Sara Battery

THE MINITONES
Sara Battery

GUITAR ENSEMBLES
John Mostyn

CONSERVATORIUM YOUTH ORCHESTRA
Patrick Brearley, conductor

COFFS CON STUDIO BAND
Chris Frater

Administration

  • Trish O’Brien – Artistic Director
  • Gillian Thaine –  Operations Manager
  • Lorraine Armstrong – Office Manager
  • Sheriden Sowter – Administration Assistant

Honorary Board

  • Lesley Schoer – Chair
  • Andy Munro – Vice Chair
  • Ian Hartcher – Treasurer
  • Anne Partridge – Minutes Secretary
  • Ann Gee – Board Director
  • Julianne McKeon – Board Director
  • Dr Andrew Ramsay – Board Director
  • Sara Bowen – Board Director
  • Dr Terrence Hays – Board Director
If you are interested in offering your voluntary services and professional expertise to the Board of the Conservatorium, please contact the Operations Manager Gillian Thaine on 6652 1592.
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