About

Currently performing solo, writing, teaching and doing a PhD

Attained Master of Letters Degree in 2010 from Central Queensland University via Distance Education majoring in Creative Writing

Attained Bachelor of Arts Degree in 2006 from University of Southern Queensland via Distance Education majoring in Music History and History

Teaching Music (Singing, Piano and Guitar) privately since 1990

Taught my own courses Singing For Everyone, Jazz Vocals and Musical Notation at Eastern Suburbs Community College and Sydney Community College for 18 years

Taught my own course Singing For Everyone for 18 years at The University of New South Wales

Won various Songwriting Awards

Band Watercolour whose debut CD was launched at The Basement in August 1997, attained commercial air play soon after. A recording contract was offered and instead I turned it down and made a second independent CD of original compositions This Human Thing

Won Moomba Song Competition Australian Conservation Foundation Award for Greenhouse Effect

Performed Band gigs with original compositions at many prominent and well established venues including The Basement, Kinsellas, Sydney Opera House Forecourt, Darling Harbour, Martin Place Amphitheatre, Harbourside Brasserie, The Rocks Markets, Paddington Markets, etc.

Performed Solo Piano Bar gigs at residencies including The Albury Hotel Paddington, Sydney Casino, Sydney Hilton, Menzies Hotel, Sheraton On The Park, Hotel Intercontinental, etc.

Began teaching Music, Australian Music Examination Board Registered Teacher No. 12480

Studied Arranging at NSW Conservatorium of Music

Studied Jazz Vocals with the late, great Kerrie Biddell at NSW Conservatorium of Music

Studied Pianoforte with Australian Music Examination Board

Matriculated from Kambala School for Girls, Rose Bay in 1977

Born in 1960 and feeling fabulous cause I’m … still feeling 🙂