Piano Teachers

By far the most popular instrument of all time, learn to play the keys with expression, style and technique from the foremost institution for music learning.

We offer private tuition for all styles of piano. Whether you want to play classical, jazz or pop, we’ve got you covered.

Of course, no need to bring your own piano! Our excellent studios are soundproofed, pianos are tuned and our teachers will get your fingers moving for a full brain workout!

AMEB, HSC and university entrance exams are catered for, for those who are serious about becoming the next Yuja Wang.

Saadet Dagistanli

Saadet Dagistanli

Saadet started studying piano at the age of eleven attended Conservatorium High School. She continued her tertiary music education at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, graduating with a Bachelor of Music degree majoring in both performance and accompaniment. She has been soloist with both the Sydney Symphony and the Conservatorium Symphony orchestras.


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  • A.Mus.A, B.Mus., ASCM...(Chamber Music) L.Mus.A Grad Dip.Ed.
Miroslaw Galczynski

Miroslaw Galczynski

A classically trained pianist, Miro completed his Masters Degree in instrumental music pedagogy at the University in Poznan (Poland) in 1998. During his 20 years of teaching experience, Miro has prepared hundreds of students for exams, concerts and competitions with his students enjoying excellent results to advanced levels.


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  • B.Mus - Music Pedagogy, M.Mus
Michele Gore

Michele Gore

Michele Gore is a music tutor with the Department of Education for special music camps in country areas, accompanist/repetiteur for the Gilbert and Sullivan Society, and the Director of Logan’s Music School, Burwood. She has been an official accompanist for several eisteddfods.


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  • A.Mus.A, DSCM (T), DSCM (P), GradDipEd, BEd (Stud)
Amanda Handel

Amanda Handel

Amanda is a well-established composer, performer and piano teacher. She has extensive teaching experience spanning decades with a long record of successful students working with the AMEB, ANZCA and HSC syllabi. Her objective is to awaken creativity, foster spontaneity and deepen artistry within all her students.


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  • MA (Hons. Composition), A. Mus. A, ATCL (Teaching Dip.) MTA Accreditation, AMC composer representation
John Hines

John Hines

John received his Associate Diploma in Music Teaching (Piano), from the NSW Conservatorium of Music in 1983, after which he studied for a Master’s Degree at Adelaide University and a Bachelor of Primary Education Studies at Charles Sturt University.  John has been teaching Piano and Music Theory for over 25 years, both as a private teacher and also as a music specialist in primary education.


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  • A.D.M.T (Piano), M. Mus, B.A. (Primary Education Studies)
Nadia Koudasheva

Nadia Koudasheva

Nadia Koudasheva is an experienced pianist, teacher and researcher. She has performed in Australia, Russia, UK, Canada, Germany, Estonia, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, and China, in venues such as St Martin in the Fields (London), City Recital Hall (Sydney), the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, and the Moscow State Conservatory Myaskovsky Hall.


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  • B. Mus (Performance) (Honours), DMA
Eugenie Tamplon

Eugenie Tamplon

Eugenie Tamplon is an experienced pianist, accompanist and a passionate educator. Born in Russia she began her music education at the age of six. After moving to Germany she continued her piano studies under the guidance of Prof. Peter von Wienhardt at the Conservatory of Münster and completed her education with a Bachelor of Music (performance) and a Master of Music (education) in 2010.


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  • B.Mus., M.Mus.
Finn Pursell

Finn Pursell

Finn is a piano teacher specialising in Baroque harpsichord repertoire. At Bard College, in Upstate New York, Finn studied piano with German Diez and harpsichord with Dr. Fred Hammond. During this period, he has given recitals as both an accompanist and soloist, including a performance with the American Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Leon Botstein.

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  • A.Mus.A., L.Mus.A., Ph.D.
Jillian Talbot

Jillian Talbot

Born and raised in the Blue Mountains, Jillian has been playing the piano since she was four years old. Jillian was fortunate with her musical education studying with Jenny Hammond OAM, Lily Cowen (Theory), Igor Hmelnitsky, Brian Stanborough, and achieving the Early Childhood Music Certificate with the Yamaha Music Foundation.

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  • A.Mus.A.
Cathy Laws

Cathy Laws

Catherine's passion for music began at the age of eleven, initially playing the organ, it was this introduction that began her lifelong passion for music and performance. Catherine began teaching piano in 1998 and singing tuition commenced in 2015. Catherine teaches all ages and abilities, she is also qualified in the Hungarian Kodaly method of music, teaching infants up to five years of age. Catherine prepares students for exams, recitals and the HSC. Her lessons are structured and planned to suit the individual student to facilitate their own goals and achievements.

  • C.Mus.A Piano, Certificate of Performance Singing, Kodaly Certificate of Early Childhood Music
Dr Micaela Nathan

Dr Micaela Nathan

Dr Micaela Nathan is a professional orchestral and concert performer, Music Therapist, examiner for the Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB), composer, and artistic director. After attending the Sydney Conservatorium High School, she gained her BMus (high distinction), MA (music therapy), and PhD at Sydney University, with adjunctive postgraduate research through Melbourne University and the Sydney University of Technology. Her doctorate research addressed the sociological foundations of Performance Dysfunction in career musicians and music students set in the cultural environment of higher music education. This has contributed to her expertise in the areas of performance anxiety and music therapy.


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  • PhD, MA, GDip MT, GCertGIM, BMus, ASCM
Dominic Hart

Dominic Hart

Dominic began his musical journey at Penrith Conservatorium with Jennifer Hammond OAM, under whom he won the Richard Bonynge and Malcolm Borland Piano scholarships. Following this, he became a Scholar of the Ars Musica Australis Foundation, under the guidance of the Rev. Dr Arthur E Bridge. Dominic currently plays with the Richard Bonynge Ensemble, and the Flagship Sydney Youth Orchestra. He has also played in professional pit orchestras, ballet and opera companies. Dominic also professionally plays the Organ in the Diocese of Parramatta.

  • Emerging Musician Program - Piano