Expert Piano Teachers in Melbourne
Zachary Lazarevski – Piano Teacher
Zachary Lazarevski took weekly lessons in piano, music theory & music composition with world renowned composer & conductor Robin A. Smith for four years. Robin A. Smith composed “Ti Adoro” for Luciano Pavarotti, & was the musical director at the London Olympics opening ceremony.
A student of the Bachelor of Music – Piano Performance degree at The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, at the University of Melbourne, Mr Lazarevski studied at one of the most prestigious Music Conservatoriums in Australia at the No. 1 ranked university in Australia.
At the Conservatorium, Mr Lazarevski studied piano under concert pianist & recording artist Janine Sowden, and took piano classes from Professor Ian Holtham, concert pianist, recording artist, and Federal Chairperson of the AMEB. During his very first year, Mr. Lazarevski received Distinction for 6 of 10 subjects with a Grade Point Average of 78.8 / 100
Withdrawing from his course for personal reasons, Mr Lazarevski spent the next 5 years intensively studying the latest research on music education and teaching piano full time. As a teacher at Allan’s Billy Hyde Academy, Zac was the most popular & successful teacher for over 3 years, receiving consistently outstanding feedback on his teaching.
Now studying Bachelor of Arts majoring in music (Jazz), at the most prestigious Jazz School in Victoria, the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash University, Mr Lazarevski is a highly qualified & versatile pianist.
More information on Mr Lazarevski’s teachers may be found by following the links below.
Here is an audition video that impressed Professor Holtham, Chairman of the AMEB and Head of Piano at the Conservatorium, & secured Mr Lazarevski a place in the Bachelor of Music degree.
Please view the following videos to see Mr. Lazarevski performing 8th Grade AMEB piano repertoire in preparation for his university piano exams.
And this was the video we created for him a few years ago when he was with us previously…
Caitlyn Woolley – Piano Teacher
By appointment only
Caitlyn Woolley is one of our Piano teachers – suited to Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced. She is available for lessons by appointment, subject to availability.
Born and raised in Perth, Caitlyn began piano lessons at the age of 8. She completed the AMEB exams through to Grade 7 practical and Grade 5 theory. During this time, she entered some local competitions and eisteddfods receiving several ‘outstanding’ awards and certificates. In 2008 she was presented the Academic Music Award at her high school in Perth.
After completing her tertiary studies in 2009, Caitlyn successfully auditioned for WAAPA and the University of WA. On acceptance of the offer from UWA, she began studying Classical Piano under the tutelage of Graeme Gilling. During the degree she accomplished two solo recitals and graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Music majoring in Piano. Caitlyn also performed in many Chamber ensembles. She received her AMUS in piano in 2012 and her LMUS in 2015.
In 2017 after teaching in Perth for 6 years, Caitlyn moved to Melbourne to further her pursuits in teaching and music, including a new residency in ‘Zyklus’ a band new to the Melbourne scene.
Caitlyn has such a great infectious energy and is excited to help you reach your goals.
Caitlyn plays: 6 Scherzo No 1 in B minor, Frederic Chopin 1810 1849 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcZHPQRWFCo