There are currently three music teachers teaching part-time at The experienced and qualified musicians offer expertise to beginners, intermediate and advanced levels.
The experienced and qualified musicians offer expertise to beginners, intermediate and advanced levels.
Brieley Cutting, Mobile 0422 226 922
Christian Gante, Mobile 0488 874 266
Dr Robert Keane, Mobile 0432 683 605
Please contact the teacher directly to arrange a suitable time.
The studio upstairs at Theme & Variations is air-conditioned and has a Boston Grand Piano for teaching and rehearsing. Piano for all styles, voice, theory & musicianship, composition and vocal coaching are offered.
Piano for all styles, voice, theory & musicianship, composition and vocal coaching are offered.
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Brieley has been described as “a pianist who has at her disposal a myriad of different colours and who knows how to take the time to let the music speak” by Rae de Lisle for The Scoop Independent News,
Having given solo and chamber music performances in
Brieley holds postgraduate degrees from the
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Piano Lessons with Christian Gante
Christian Gante has been teaching for over 16 years and caters for young people, mature-age learners, primary, secondary and tertiary students. Christian Gante currently teaches at all these levels and more – people who have never learned a single musical note in their lives; people who previously have learned (and also those who wish to re-learn again; students who need a Critial Teacher to improve their Music Exam/ High School music grades/ Entrance Exams, or even simply their playing and also, their Enjoyment of playing.
Christian Gante teaches all styles of piano, such as baroque, classical piano, romantic piano, modern piano, even that popular song you heard on the radio. If you wish to do music exams, AMEB Normal, AMEB Piano for Leisure and AMEB CPM (all AMEB methods Christian teaches), Trinity, ABRSM, and any other piano exam syllabus you need to do are no problem to teach and get you through your exam.
Christian is sure that you will learn a lot with him and learn in the best possible way when you learn from a teacher who excels in teaching. Give him a call on: 04.888.PIANO (04.888.74266) and book a lesson or two (or a few years) with him. You can have your lesson here at Theme & Variations or at his studio near the old museum,
Christian is also an accomplished piano accompanist, who has accompanied at least 2,000 separate performances over last 7 years, in all styles, difficulties and all instruments/voices. If you need a Piano Accompanist – Christian Gante can help you achieve your best.
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Dr Robert Keane is one of the most versatile musicians in
Trained academically to the highest level – a graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music – he also has a Masters Degree and a PhD from the
He has worked for many years as a classical and popular Pianist, Teacher, Conductor, Composer, Arranger, Voice Coach, Examiner, Entertainer, Musical Director and Publisher.
His early career ranged from musicals with JC Williamsons, through Rock’n’Roll with Johnny O’Keefe to the Concert platform, and beyond.
He was the first Musical Director of the Queensland Theatre Company, and the inaugural Conductor and Music Director of the Queensland Theatre Orchestra.
As Artist-in-Residence at
Dr Robert Keane offers an extensive Voice Coaching service and Voice Coaching for Public Speakers. Singing Lessons for beginners to advanced in all styles: Classical, Opera, Music Theatre, Jazz, Popular.
Piano Lessons from Intermediate to Advanced & Diploma Levels in all styles: Classical (all Syllabuses, AMEB, ANZCA, TRINITY, ABRSM) SPECIALIZING IN MODERN PIANO (ANZCA)
Dr Robert Keane studied composition with Edmund Rubbra, Benjamin Britten and Einojuhani Rautavaara.
In addition to having a Master’s Degree in composition from the
Teachers’ Workshops are available in most areas of South East Queensland and
From Jazz to the Peter Sculthorpe Piano Concerto
From Noel Coward to Messiaen
Student of Benjamin Britten and Einojuhani Rautavaara
Music for the Waltzing Matilda Centennial in 1995
The Opera A Celebration of Summer which played in
A Moon of our Own for Dance North
The Old North Queensland Accent heard on ABC’s Australia All Over
Over 100 works on Examination Syllabi
Popping the Bubble – a guide to playing Popular Piano
Making It Up– Improvisation DVDs
Aural Writer AMEB Music Craft Syllabus.
Popular and Classical Piano and Voice
Senior Examiner for ANZCA (Australian,
Trained at London Opera Centre
Voice Coach Queensland Theatre Company
John Bell’s Nimrod Theatre Company
Opera, Popular & Musical Theatre
As Conductor and Musical Director, he has a string of musical credits in Australia, UK and USA: My Fair Lady, Fiddler on the Roof, South Pacific, Man of La Mancha, Chicago, A Little Night Music, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, The BBC’s Black & White Minstrel Show and many others, with artistes Geraldine Turner, Judi Connelli, Barry Otto, Geoffrey Rush, Julie Anthony, Graeme Connors, Jill Perryman, Bille Brown, Carol Burns, and Ian “Macca” Macnamara.