Michael Westlake

Three step practice method. Reading with full awareness. Improvisation as a skill.

0409 211 606 michaelcycle@ozemail.com.au Website Facebook



ONLINE LESSONS available   ( teaching online since 2007) 
     Skype ,   WhatsApp ,  Facebook Messenger ,    Facetime         (or own fave app)​

• Classically trained pianist, composer, teacher.
     • Played and taught professionally for over 35 years.
     • Experienced in playing jazz, pop, Afro Cuban,,chamber music, theatre, as session musician , recording production, arranging and song writing.
     • Lessons are tailored to  students' needs and aspirations but emphasis is put on practice methods and ear training.
     • The practice methods I teach are proven to universally work with a 6 year or 70 old.
     • Taking exams, or not, is the students' decision.
     • Most of my students who apply for tertiary music have successful auditions.

     •  Lesson rates :   $30/ 30mins   ,  $ 60 / 60 mins.

AVAILABLE       Mon - Sat  (10am- 8.30pm)                    

    •  I also teach guitar and singing and play percussion, electric bass and Ukelele ....:)

 YouTube channel           https://youtu.be/gzFbAmQYqC4

Contact Details

Michael Westlake

0409 211 606

Send an eMailmichaelcycle@ozemail.com.au

Webb Ave
VIC 3350

Regions Serviced

Ballarat VIC, Country Victoria, Melbourne, Melbourne South

only teaching ONLINE at present

Teacher's Home, Student's Home


Instruments and Subjects

Guitar, Piano, Voice

Digital and Electronic Music Production, Musicianship


Styles and Specialities

Classical, Jazz, Modern

Adult Learning, AMEB Exams, Auditions, Band Coaching, Composition



Lesson Format and School Activities

One-on-One Lessons

School Classroom Teaching (Fully-trained), School Instrumental Teaching

Qualifications and Experience

BEd(Music) / Professional musician



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