Juanita Simmonds is a versatile and accomplished musician. Choirs, singers and instrumentalists from the Conservatorium and elsewhere regularly contact Juanita to accompany them in concerts, recitals, auditions, lessons, music extension recitals, and exams. Rehearsals with piano accompaniment are held at Juanita’s studio. As a solo pianist for special events, Juanita performs at private residences, functions centres and hotels, and civic buildings in Brisbane and nearby areas. Since 1996, Juanita has been a sessional staff member at the Queensland Conservatorium accompanying choirs, and lecturing in undergraduate and pre-tertiary aural, theory and musicianship courses.