Judy Dempster

I love teaching people of all ages who are interested to learn to express themselves through cello playing.

0408769302 judedem@gmail.com



Judy teaches the cello at Wesley College and privately in her home studio. She studied in Australia with Phillip Green, John Kennedy, the USA with Gabor Rejto at the University of Southern California, Lynn Harrell at SUNY Purchase, Lazslo Varga at the Aspen Music Festival, Heidi Litschauer at the Mozarteum. Salzburg, Chamber Music with Charles Castleman at IHEM, Montreux Switzerland, and Heidi Castleman at SUNY Purchase. She has completed a Master of Music in Performance Teaching at the Melbourne University Conservatorium and a Grad. Dip. Ed. from La Trobe University in addition to the Concert Diploma of Music (Melb). Judy is an examiner in Cello and Double Bass for the AMEB and has been a council member of the Victorian Music Teachers Association since 2009-17.

In September 2015 and April 2016 Judy was a guest Cello teacher at the Afghanistan National Institute of Music in Kabul and most recently she toured China as a member of the Melbourne Opera Orchestra. She is a member of the Australian Strings Association, the Victorian Music Teachers Association, and the Australian Society for Music for Education and strongly believes in the importance of on-going professional learning and development.

Contact Details

Judy Dempster


Send an eMailjudedem@gmail.com

5/365 High St Templestowe Lower
VIC 3107

Regions Serviced

Melbourne, Melbourne East

Templestowe Lower and surrounds

Teacher's Studio





Styles and Specialities


AMEB Exams, Adult Learning, Auditions, Gifted Children, Performances, Repertoire, Technique


Lesson Format and School Activities

One-on-One Lessons

School Instrumental Teaching

Qualifications and Experience

M.Mus Performance Teaching,(Melbourne University Conservatorium) Grad Dip Ed, (La Trobe U) Concert Dip Music.(Melbourne U)

18 y


State / Government Registration


VIT 277243



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