Margaret Brandman Professional Music Studio

Piano lessons in-person in Sydney (South and Sutherland Shire)

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Margaret Brandman

Margaret Brandman is an experienced teacher of piano, music theory, ear-training and improvisation. Margaret is a fully accredited teacher and full member of both the World Piano Teacher’s Association and the Music Teachers’ Association of NSW. She is an experienced performer, recording artist, accompanist, multi-award-winning composer of music for orchestra, chamber ensembles, piano, and voice. Margaret Brandman is author and publisher of a range of forward-thinking music education materials. Music from albums produced by Parma Recordings USA: SENSATIONS, COSMIC WHEEL OF THE ZODIAC, ABRAZO AND POLARITIES VOL.2 receives regular airplay on both Australian and International radio stations. Her ‘Cosmic Wheel of the Zodiac’ song cycle was performed and recorded by the Prague Mixed Chamber Choir in September 2017. She has twice won the Artemis Film Festival award for BEST FOREIGN COMPOSITION. In 2021 she won the award for her symphonic tone poem SPIRIT VISIONS ( on Polarities Vol.2 nv 6353) while in 2019 she won the award for FIRESTORM SYMPHONY III from her Sensations Album (nv6041). Both of these works were performed and recorded by the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra. Many of Margaret Brandman’s works are included in both the AMEB and ANZCA syllabuses for various instruments. In 2021 she composed a suite of eight Latin-American works for Australian violinist and orchestra leader Vov Dylan and his ensemble. These works are suitable for ensemble performances for the HSC.

Teaching Since
Qualifications and Awards
Diploma of Excellence in Piano Pedagogy (WPTA) Ph.D (Mus/Arts)
B.Mus (Syd)
L.Perf (ASMC)
L.Comp (ASMC)
Music Lessons Provided
Classical, Jazz, Swing, Traditional
Adult Learning, Aural Training, Composition, Harmony, Improvisation, Jazz Theory, Sight reading
Accompanist, Accompanist Specialist, Child Checked
Areas Serviced
Sydney (South, Sutherland Shire)
Other Details
Minimum age taught

Last Modified: 14 October 2021 at 12:56 PM