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Simply Music Teacher – Gypsy Wulff

Gypsy Wulff lives in Fremantle, Western Australia and has been teaching Simply Music to private students for 15 years. Although she was originally focussed on teaching literacy and numeracy to students with learning difficulties, her relaxation and enjoyment was playing the piano. In the late 90’s,…

Simply Music Student – Freddie Loeffler

Freddie Loeffler loves playing the piano, and it’s evident whenever one has the chance to listen to him play. He can play for hours at a time at home, according to his mother. Although 15-yr-old Freddie took a couple of years of traditional lessons in…

Simply Music Teacher – Page Stegner

Would you take lessons from someone in a band called The Smokin’ Rats? If that person was Page Stegner, we’d recommend it. Actually, in the band he’s a guitarist, but in this interview with Valerie Cotta, he explains how training as a Simply Music Piano Teacher…

Simply Music Student – Jaclyn Holmes

Jaclyn Holmes is 11 years old and has been learning Simply Music piano for about four years/195 lessons. She’s currently in the middle of Level 10 and is just beginning the Jazz and Accompaniment 2 programs. To make sure she has plenty of opportunities to…

Simply Music Teacher – Irene Stephenson

“Miss Irene” Stephenson has been a much-loved music teacher in her Ontario community for more than two decades. She discovered Simply Music when looking for an effective way to teach adults, and has since been inspired to create new opportunities for her students’ parents to…

Simply Music Student – Ashton Rowe

Twelve-year-old Ashton Rowe’s path to musical success has not been without its bumps, but has clearly been paved with determination. Starting at age six with Marilyn van Roekel and continuing via Skype with Robin Keehn, in six years Ashton has worked his way through the…

Simply Music Teacher – Shanta Hejmadi

Shanta Hejmadi is a classic case of someone destined for a musical career who finally found it in teaching. Although an accomplished singer, Shanta doubted her abilities as a piano teacher until she was introduced to Simply Music. Now she’s a very successful and much…

Simply Music Student – Richie Rust

Richie Rust is a fantastic student in a class of four teenagers. After only four years of taking Simply Music, he is currently a level 9 student and studying the Jazz supplemental materials. The class was formed shortly after one year from the dates of…

Simply Music Teacher – The Canberra Girls

With 60 years of teaching between them, the tight-knit team of Teachers in Australia’s capital are a classic example of the power of cooperation and shared support, not to mention laughter. You can hear in this chat with Elizabeth Gaikwad how well they get along…

Simply Music Students – Isabella & Maximillian Karelis

Gorgeous 12 year-old twins, Isabella & Maximillian Karelis have been learning Simply Music piano since Feb 2009 and are in Level 7. They have successfully completed Accompaniment 1, Arrangements 1 and 2, Time for More Music, Reading 1 and Composition and Improvisation, and have composed a…