Included among my former students:
Carla Thakrah Associate Principal Flute, Australian Opera Orchestra.
Jenny Andrews Principal Piccolo, Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Rosamund Plummer Principal Piccolo, Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Winner 4th National Flute Competition, 1986.
Part-time Lecturer, Sydney Conservatorium.
Marrianne Broug Principal Piccolo, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.
Neil Flottman Second Flute, Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Orchestral Conductor.
Christine Mori Principal Flute, Auckland Sinfonietta, New Zealand.
Esme Yamaguchi Part-time Lecturer, Sydney Conservatorium, Sankyo Flute Specialist, Japan,
Virginia Taylor Senior Lecturer, Canberra School of Music.
Winner, 3rd National Flute Competition, 1983.
Winner, ABC Young Performers Competition, 1989.
Keith Griffin Student of the Year, Sydney Conservatorium, 1980.
Fran Griffin International Prize Winning Composer
Constantine Koukias Composer; Director IHOS Music Theatre and Opera, Tasmania
Marco Perez Winner, Matara Concerto Competition, 1987.
Premier Prix, Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique, Paris
Principal Flute, Spanish National Orchestra, Madrid.
Jocelyn Fazzone Principal Flute, Collegium Academicum, Geneva.
Awarded multiple AMEB shields for excellence in teaching
Woodwind Advisor, AMEB
Jane Rutter Celebrity performer and Soloist, Sydney & Paris, Part-time Lecturer, Sydney Conservatorium.
Katrina Emtage Pinchoff Scholarship, Vienna, Federated Music Clubs Scholarship, Australia, Aust. Youth Orchestra 1984-1987.
Winner, NSW Flute Society Concerto Competition,1984.
Finalist, ABC Young Performers Competition, 1984.
Principal Flute, Salzburg Mozarteum
Kate Clark Queen Elizabeth 2 Scholarship, Muriel Horlock Scholarship,
First Prize Winner, Brussels International Early Music Competition,1994, Distinguished International performer on baroque flute
Principal Flute with Les Musiciens du Louvre
Lecturer in Historical Flutes, Royal Conservatorium, The Hague
Steven Brockman Principal Flute, Queensland Theatre Orchestra.
Laura Chislett Twentieth Century and Avant-Garde Music Specialist.
Lorraine Price Second Flute, Victorian State Orchestra.
Meldi Arkinstal Principal Flute Sydney Youth Orchestra, 1987-1991, Principal Flute, Australian Youth Orch., 1988-92.
Aust. Youth Orch., Award for Excellence (twice), Big Brother Scholarship.
Bailey Youth Award; Reuben Scarf Award, Qantas Scholarship, Finalist, ABC Young Performers Competition 1991.
Fulbright Scholarship, 1993.
Michelle Hughes Winner, Orchestral Section, National Flute Competition, 1990.
Big Brother Scholarship.
Second Flute, Aust. Youth Orchestra 1991-1992.
First/Second Flute Sydney Youth Orch., 1986-1991, Prize Winner, Gisborne NZ International Music Competition, 1993.
Ben Hoadley Prize Winner Gisborne (New Zealand) International Music Competition
Artist Teacher: Bassoon, Pedagogy and Performance Studies Auckland University, New Zealand.
Nick Deutsch Artistic Director, Australian National Academy of Music, Professor at the Hochschule für Musik, Leipzig, and International soloist
Rosalie Bourne Flute Teacher, Central Coast Conservatorium of Music.
Elizabeth Scott Student of the Year, 1996. Lecturer in Voice, Sydney University Conservatorium of Music.
Reuben Scarf Scholarship, Assistant Chorus Master, Sydney Philharmonia Choir,
Regional Coordinator, Arts Unit, Dept of Education, NSW, Sydney Choral Symposium Foundation Choral Scholarship
Symphony Australia Conductor Development Program, Musical Director, VOX, Sydney Philharmonia Youth Choir
Suzanne Cowan Lecturer in Flute, Wollongong Conservatorium of Music
Melissa Farrow Principal Flute, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra
Matthew Ockendon Associate Principal Bassoon, Orchestra of the Australian Opera
Paul Dyer Conductor / Musical Director, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra
Emma Sholl Associate Principal Flute, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Prize-winner (Woodwind) ABC Young Performers Competition, 2001.
Lecturer in Flute, Sydney Conservatorium of Music 2014
You-Kyoung Kim Gaston Crunelle Prize, Paris, 2005
Jennifer Hsu Lecturer, Sabah University & Institute of Arts, Malaysia
Anna Zweck Composer; Recording Artist, United Kingdom
Elizabeth Lim Lecturer in Clarinet, Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
Simone Young Conductor; Director of Music: Australian Opera / Hamburg Opera
Dr Chai Chang-Ning Film Recording Artist, including “The Last Emperor”
“Mao’s Last Dancer”; member Sirocco Ensemble
Linda Pirie Lecturer in Flute, Elder Conservatorium, University of Adelaide
Guy Noble Composer; Conductor; Presenter ABC Radio, Sydney
Alexandra Castle Orchestra of the Australian Opera
Leigh Harold Pianist, winner Adelaide Critics Circle prize “Best Emerging Artist 2005”
Andrew Xie A.MusA (Year 11 High School) 2018;
LMusA (Year 12) 2019
Hannah Lukin First Place Sydney Flute Society Eisteddfod 2020 (School Year 7)
Justin Smallwood Winner NSW Band Association Open Woodwind 2020
Champion of Champions NSW Band Association 2020
Brian Kim (mentored) Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique, Paris 2018
Solo flute, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra 2020
Julia Dickson Postgraduate Diploma in Performance, 1988, Big Brother Scholarship.
Finalist, Brussels Early Music Competition 1993.
Belinda Gough M.Mus 1993, Queens Trust Scholarship, 1995, Scarf Foundation Award, Premier Prix de la Ville de Paris, 1995.
Coordinator of Woodwind, Royal Scottish Academy of Music.
Amanda Chominsky M.Mus 1994; Scarf Foundation Award.
Adrienne Burgess M.Mus 1994, Scholarship to China, Big Brother Scholarship.
Beth Hwang M.Mus 1995, Part-time staff, Conservatorium Preparatory Division.
Suzy Moore M.Mus 1995, Part-time staff, Conservatorium Preparatory Division
Mark Zeidler M.Mus 1998. Composer, Denmark
Lucie Chapman M.Mus 1999, Cologne Chamber Orchestra