Our people are among the most talented in the industry. It would be our pleasure to put our extensive experience to work for you.
Dr. Sandra Garrido
Sandra holds a PhD in Music from the University of New South Wales. She has taught at UNSW, and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Distinction) from the University of Southern Queensland with majors in music and psychology and has been teaching piano for nearly 20 years. She studied piano under Lyall Duke from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Violin is her second instrument, and she has performed with several orchestras around Sydney including the Strathfield Symphony Orchestra, Penrith Symphony Orchestra, Beecroft Orchestra, and Orpheus Strings in the Blue Mountains. She particularly enjoys teaching pre-schoolers and adult beginners.
Yoko started learning piano at the age of 5. She studied at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan and at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music before arriving in Australia in 2011. She has a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the Australian Institute of Music. Yoko has also previously worked as a dance accompanist and in musicals. Although she enjoys playing and working with people, her passion will always be for teaching and helping students grow as a person and a performer. Her aim as a teacher is to help students to gain confidence in their music making as well as love for their instrument.
Christine began studying piano at a young age and has continued to learn other instruments including violin, flute and guitar. She studied classical music and developed an interest in jazz and contemporary music, whilst performing as part of a music ensemble in high school. Through Christine’s appreciation of all music genres, she encourages students to be creative and complement their study of classical music with contemporary pieces.
From her early days as a student, to a teacher she has been involved in the development of the school as well as musical activities in the local community. She is a Board Member of the Fairfield City Music Association (FCMA), a non-profit organisation that encourages music making in the local community. She teaches piano and violin at YMGP Music School.
Dior completed his bachelor in music at the Australian Institute of music in 2007 and a Masters in Creative Enterprise at Queensland University in 2011. He has been teaching guitar, piano, saxophone and clarinet to children aged 4 to adults aged 70 for 11 years. Dior has also performed with various pop and jazz bands at the
Quodos Bank Arena and different hotels in Sydney. A passionate educator, Dior focuses on exploring music in ways that suit the students he teaches in order to develop their individual talents.