Upcoming Events: 2018
Tuesday 23rd January: Term 1 Commences
6th – 8th April: WA Piano Pedagogy Conference. Thembi is giving a keynote presentation and second presentation at this conference in Perth. The topics are Teaching Students with Learning Differences (focusing on ADHD, ASD and Dyslexia) and Teaching Young Beginners.
Past Events: 2017
Sunday 10th September: Piano Concerts at GNLS, 2pm and 4pm.
Monday 23rd January 2017: Term 1 Commences. Piano lessons will now be held exclusively at Good News Lutheran School and available only to students attending this school.
Past Events: 2016
Saturday 3rd September: Studio Concert at Centenary State High School (Performing Arts Complex). Start time 6pm.
Sunday 19th June: Brisbane Piano Festival Competition.
January 2016 Teaching Workshops.
Sunday 17th Jan @ Pats Music. 1:30pm – 4:30. Teaching Young Beginners and The Pirate Challenge! Bookings: www.thepianoteacher.com.au
Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th @ Bernies Musicland (full day program with multiple speakers). The Pirate Challenge! Bookings: http://www.musicland.com.au/educatorsday
Wednesday 20th @ North Ryde RSL, hosted by NSW MTA. 10am – 12 Teaching Young Beginners. 1:30pm – 3:30 Teaching students with ASD, ADHD and Dyslexia. Bookings for one or both sessions: http://www.musicnsw.com.au/events/categories/pro-dev/
Thursday 21st @ AMEB Ashgrove with Carly McDonald. 10am – 4pm. Business Strategies, Teaching Young Beginners, The Pirate Challenge!, Piano Camp…. basically as much as we can fit into the day! Bookings: www.thepianoteacher.com.au
Past Events: 2015
Saturday 28th November: Summer Concert, 6:30pm at Jazz Music Institute.
Sunday 2nd August: Piano Parties (Juniors 3-4pm, Seniors 5-8pm)
6th – 10th July, 2015: Australasian Piano Pedagogy Conference (APPC). Thembi spent the week in Melbourne for the APPC, where she presented on 5 different topics. Her presentations included Engaging the Young Beginner, Piano Camp, Teaching Students with ADHD, and Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (formerly Asperger’s Disorder).
Saturday 20th June, 2015: Studio Concert at Jazz Music Institute. 6:30pm start for performances.
Monday 12th – Friday 16th January: Summer Piano Camp
Past Events: 2014
Saturday 22nd November: Studio Concert at Jazz Music Institute. 6:30pm start for performances.
Sunday 2nd November: Advanced students performing at James Ommaney Retirement Community, 1:30pm.
Friday 11th – Sunday 13th July: Music Teachers’ Association of QLD Annual Conference (Cairns). Thembi will be presenting twice at the conference this year, firstly on teaching 4-6 year old students using the My First Piano Adventure (Faber and Faber) specialised curriculum for this age group, and then on strategies for teaching students with Asperger’s Disorder and ADD/ADHD.
Saturday 14th June 2014: Studio Concert at Jazz Music Institute. 6:30pm start for performances.
Monday 14th – Wednesday 16th April: Easter Piano Camp
Saturday 12th April: Advanced students performing at Fairview Retirement Village, 3pm.
Saturday 22nd February: Senior students movie night at the studio, 5-10pm.