Alexander Hazelbank has been playing piano from a young age, as well as drums, guitar and banjo.
Alex studied with Associate Professor Ronald Farren-Price AM, and is recipient of the Allen Scholarship Award. In 2019 he produced the debut recording of Sydney composer, Kate Reid.
Currently Alex is a performer, teacher and studying his Masters at UoM Conservatorium
Grace Kernaghan - Piano/Theory
Grace is an experienced Piano and Theory Teacher for pre school to adult students.
Her encouragement, attention to detail and personable nature are popular attributes for parents and students alike.
B.Mus (University of Melbourne)
Giovanni Riveros- Guitar
I am a highly qualified and experienced Music Teacher specialising in guitar, ukulele, electric
guitar, bass and piano for beginners. I am a musical leader of ensembles who has recorded
internationally. I enjoy teaching students of all ages and collaborating with other musicians.
E d u c a t i o n
• Perfecting Classical Guitar, Upper Conservatory of Music of Liceu, Spain, 2006
• Classical Guitar – Pedagogy Studies, Conservatory of Music and Theater of Rostock, Germany,
Alex Olijnyk - Cello/Piano
Alex Olijnyk is a cellist, pianist, and composer with many years of both teaching and performance experience. She offers classes in both piano and cello, as well as Composition for Film/Music Technology. She believes in working with students to foster a passion for music and their instrument. Alex has a BMus (Honours) from the University of Melbourne specialising in Interactive Composition.
Tahli is an accomplished performer and experienced teacher who has played with the Melbourne University Symphony Orchestra,
The Australian Youth Orchestra.
A.mus.A, L.mus.A (Australian Music Examinations Board)
Emma - Vocalist/singer
Emma graduated with honours in voice from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (University of Melbourne). She currently performs solo recitals, and sings as a chorister at St Paul’s Cathedral, with contemporary vocal group Harambee A Cappella, and chamber choir Ensemble Gombert. When not performing and teaching, Emma also works with children as a nanny. She also teaches piano and music theory.
Louis Nicoll - Piano
Louis Nicoll has performed internationally, touring Mozart’s music in China with Australian International Productions, as well as performing regularly with Ensemble Goldentree. When he isn’t practicing, Louis likes to read, cook, and worry about practicing.
B.Music(Hons) Melb Univ. Scholarships include M&E Kefford Scholarship and the Sir William McKie Traveling Scholarship
Bonnie Brown - Violin
Bonnie is an experienced violin teacher and performer.
Elyane de Fontenay - Violin/Theory
Elyane de Fontenay grew up in Canberra, and studied violin at the ANU School of Music, completing a Bachelor of Music in 2012, a Graduate Diploma in Music Performance in 2013, and a Master of Performance Teaching at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in 2015.
Master of Performance Teaching, Grad. Dip.(Violin), Bachelor of Music
Nicholas Ekkel - Piano/Clarinet/Guitar
Nicholas has been studying and performing music from a young age, reaching advanced levels in classical & jazz piano, clarinet, flute, guitar and music theory. He has over four years of teaching and performing experience as a member of the prestigious Newman College Choir and various other ensembles.
B.Arts University of Melbourne - Politics/ International Studies/Music
Currently studying Masters of International Relations
Lindsay Hicks - Flute/Piano/Theory
Currently completing her honours year
of a Bachelor of Music (flute performance) at the Melbourne Conservatorium of
Music, Lindsay has a love for performing and sharing music with others, and
hopes to encourage this same passion in the students she teaches. She takes a well-rounded
approach to music teaching, focusing on the technical foundations as well as musicality
and playing for enjoyment.
Karen Kim (Director) - Violin/Piano
"Ms Karen" is the founder/director of Hello Music and is an experienced teacher of piano, violin, children's orchestra and curriculum developer.
Bachelor of Music (Piano, Violin) Uni. Melb, Grad. Cert. Politics, Grad. Dip Business Mgmt, Master of Business Admin.