Graduated from Canberra School of Music with BA Music, majoring in Clarinet Performance.
Appointed Principal Clarinet Orchestra Victoria, a position held for over 20 years. During this time rehearsed and performed many major clarinet solos, mostly specializing in opera and ballet repertoire.
Also performed regularly in a variety of chamber music groups, as well as teaching and mentoring as part of Orchestra Victoria mOVe education program across regional Victoria.
In recent years have qualified to become a VCE clarinet examiner, and AMEB clarinet and saxophone examiner.
Have always pursued and enjoyed teaching clarinet, covering all levels and all age groups (currently from age 9 to 82!).
Lessons always focus on reed preparation, tone, technique and repertoire, and may include duet sight-reading, transposition and orchestral excerpts, especially if appropriate for upcoming exams.