Teaching: Cello, Viola and Violin
Levels: Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced
Ages: From late primary to adults.
Genres: Classic and Modern.
Available: Days and hours subject to the teacher’s availability.
Duration: 30 mins and a 1-hour class.
10 week Lesson*: Individual lesson $620 (1 hour), $400 (30 mins) , group lesson $500 (3 people max). Lessons start any time regardless of school terms.
* Before schedule, you can buy a 10-week package for $620 paid in full, or pay a subscription for $62 in weekly payment. Read more.
*Lessons start any time regardless school terms. To find other available times please complete the Expression of Interest form to contact the teacher.
Michael is a cellist with extensive experience in solo and ensemble performance. He has several years’ experience privately teaching students using a variety of methods. As private teacher, Michael teaches school aged cello students using a combination of Suzuki and AMEB methods.
His experience as Cellist has been as a Lead Cellist in both Bundaberg Youth and Bundaberg State High Orchestra. He has bee recognised as Junior Strings Champion 1997, Senior Strings Champion 1998, Most Promising Orchestral Section 2001 plus various placings from Bundaberg Eisteddfod. He has been Awarded scholarships for Musically Outstanding Students for QLD state schools 2 week workshop in Brisbane, as well as Awarded top of school subject Music Extension in 2001.
Michael has been part of The Queensland Youth Symphony Orchestra 2002, Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra 2012 and 2014, Amatori Orchestra in Bangalow, and Lismore Symphony Orchestra since 2019. He has been the Cellist for a variety of functions including weddings, receptions, Brisbane City Council events, public concerts in historical venues and private events such as the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE), playing Cello with Amadeus String Quartet, Yellow Bird Trio, and Trio Concerto among others.
As additional skill, Michael teaches Violin worked through AMEB content grades 1-AMus. He can play piano, ukulele and has an Intermediate skill teaching and practicing Viola.