Our piano teachers are kind, encouraging and experienced. We teach from beginners to advanced. Click the buttons below to book now.

– – – Our Teachers – – – 

Adam

Adam is a jazz pianist and keyboardist. He’s been teaching piano for 25 years, from beginners to university level, including a few years teaching Paul Kelly. He loves helping young students at the beginning of their journey discover a love for music. He has written, produced and arranged music for his own albums, and can be found around town playing in many bands including Lake Minnetonka, The Bowie Project, and The Irreverence Trio.

He completed an Advanced Diploma of Music Performance at NMIT (now Melbourne Polytechnic), a Masters of Music (Contemporary Practice) from Box Hill Institute. He has studied jazz piano with Steve and Bob Sedergreen, and continues to develop his musical skills with top international teachers. He has performed to audiences in Australia, Europe, the UK and the USA. He teaches;

  • Piano

Nate

Nate is a multi-instrumentalist who’s been playing Piano, Clarinet and Saxophone from a young age. He has successfully completed AMEB exams on multiple instruments to a high level.  His live performance experience includes playing in Jazz big bands, Horn quartets, Klezmer, musical productions, and more!

Nate is an enthusiastic educator and has been teaching children since he was young. He believes that in order to become a great musician, it is essential to incorporate fun into learning, alongside fundamental skills, and his ethos fits perfectly at Sharon Davis Music. 

He teaches:

  • Group Piano
  • Private Piano
  • Clarinet
  • Tenor Saxophone

Nia

Nia is a singer songwriter, educator and musical theater composer. She developed her singing and piano skills and graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, where she received the Berklee World Tour Scholarship and then continued her study at BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop

She is the composer of Night Tide the Musical, in collaboration with New York City-based playwright, Taylor Tash. Night Tide The Musical was performed in the 2017 New York Musical Festival and later at Towle Theater in Hammond, Indiana, in 2021. 

In 2016, Nia went back home to Indonesia and founded Lalita Music School in Jakarta, where she taught singing and piano. We’re delighted that she now calls Melbourne home. Here at Sharon Davis Music, she teaches:

  • Piano
  • Voice

Rohan

Rohan is a pianist, guitarist and bassist who has been teaching music to young children from the age of fourteen. His teaching places a focus on students having fun with and enjoying music, while also learning the necessary skills to develop into a brilliant musician.

Having completed his studies in Music Performance at VU Polytechnic, he is now studying Composition and Music Technology at Monash University, while also playing in various bands. He teaches:

  • Group Piano
  • Private Piano
  • Guitar
  • Bass
  • Voice

Jenny

Jenny is passionate about music education and always looking for new challenges. She is a patient, encouraging and very experienced music teacher, who has taught in a variety of settings.

She is a multi instrumentalist, who has mastered Australian Music Examinations Board Grade 8 Piano, Trumpet and Theory, and in addition to those instruments also teaches Trombone to intermediate level and woodwind to beginners. 

She is in demand as a musician, as an active member of the Melba Big Band and as a piano accompanists for AMEB exams for other instruments. Jenny teaches:

  • Piano
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Woodwind
  • Flute

Holly

Holly brings a wealth of music lesson experience to our teaching team. She has a Bachelor of Music Education from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (Uni of Sydney) and a Certificate III & IV (Jazz/Popular) from NMIT. She is an experienced teacher, and has performed in both professional and community ensembles such as concert bands, swing bands, amateur musical society productions, cover bands, jazz combos, mandolin orchestra, choirs and duos. She’s a regular member of the Melba Big Band and she performs in a number of other musical ensembles. She teaches:

  • Piano
  • Guitar
  • Bass 
  • Mandolin 
  • Ukulele