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Gavin Darby

Bennelong Music Founder and Creative Director.

Cert-Mus ECU

ADPA Jazz Studies Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts.

International recording artist. Over 30 years of performance and teaching experience.

Composer/Songwriter.

 Rachel Darby

Bennelong Music Founder and Administrative Director.

Bachelor of Music specialising in Jazz and Contemporary genres.

International performer and teacher with over 30 years experience.

Multi-instrumentalist. 

AMEB specialist.

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OUR STAFF

Alex Batt
Alex Batt

Teacher with Bennelong Music since 2018. Graduated at Sydney Conservatorium with a Bachelor of Jazz Performance. Currently studying Masters in Music Therapy.

Jade Darby
Jade Darby

Teacher with Bennelong Music since 2016. AMEB Grade 8 Piano. Musical Director of YCOS. Professional musical pit performer. Accomplished professional performer. Arranger and Composer.

OWEN SLATER
OWEN SLATER

Teacher with Bennelong Music since 2011 One of Australia’s Best Electric Guitar Players Trained in all genres of Guitar/Electric Guitar/Bass Guitar & Drums Also teaches Piano, Brass, Woodwind, Recorder & Strings Conductor with Bennelong Music since 2013 – winning an award in 2014 Achieved High Grades for Music 2 & Music Extension HSC Spent some time studying at Sydney Conservatorium of Music Performed and Worked for Several Musical Production Companies Played Australian Youth Orchestra & Sydney

Erin Pascoe
Erin Pascoe

Teacher with Bennelong Music since 2016. Bachelor of Music Performance specialising in guitar, piano and voice. Multi-instrumentalist, composer and professional performer. Currently studying Masters of Education.

David Forbes
David Forbes

Teacher with Bennelong Music since 2015. Bachelor of Contemporary Music specialising in drums and percussion. Currently working with students on the new AMEB Rockschool syllabus.

Matt Forbes
Matt Forbes

Teacher with Bennelong Music since 2018. Currently studying at University Of Sydney, Bachelor of Arts. Specialises in guitar, bass and piano.

Oscar Lewis
Oscar Lewis

Teacher with Bennelong Music since 2017. Graduate of Newtown Performing Arts. AMEB Grade 8 Trombone. Specialist in all brass instruments. Performed at School Spectacular and senior performer with the NSW Arts Unit. Currently studying at Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Alana Thorne
Alana Thorne

Teacher with Bennelong Music since 2021. Currently studying Bachelor Of Music at Sydney Conservatorium, specialising in Flute, Woodwind and Piano.

Harry O'Brien
Harry O'Brien

Teacher at Bennelong Music since 2019. Currently studying Composition at Sydney Conservatorium. Arranger/Composer. Accomplished performer on woodwind, rhythm section and vocals.

India Wilson
India Wilson

Teacher at Bennelong Music since 2021. Currently studying at Sydney Conservatorium of Music, specialising in Violin performance with piano as secondary instrument.

Amy Biniares
Amy Biniares

Teacher at Bennelong Music since 2020. Studying Composition at Sydney Conservatorium, specialising in Guitar and Piano.

Monique Koschier
Monique Koschier

Teacher at Bennelong Music since 2021. Studying at Sydney Conservatorium, specialising in Saxophone, Vocals and Piano. AMEB Grade 8 Piano.

Isabella Burgess
Isabella Burgess

Teacher at Bennelong Music since 2019. Studying Bachelor Of Music specialising in Woodwind, Brass and Piano.

Daniel Raymond
Daniel Raymond

Teacher at Bennelong Music since 2019. Studying Bachelor of Performance at Sydney Conservatorium specialising in percussion, drums and piano. Accomplished professional performer.

Vanessa Jennings
Vanessa Jennings

Office Manager and Administration.

Meahgan Normoyle
Meahgan Normoyle

Head of Accounts and Bookkeeping.