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Peripatetic Teachers

We are blessed with a range of skilled private music teachers at Nowra Christian School.  Students are taught for half hour sessions during school hours and prices vary between teachers.

Jack Contencin


Jack has been tutoring brass since 2010, with an emphasis on imparting his joy and love of
music playing to the next generation.

Katie Ellison

Piano, flute & singing

Kathryn studied Pianoforte, Flute, Singing and Theory of Music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Annette Smyth

Guitar: acoustic, electric and bass

Annette grew up in a musical family and learnt guitar from a very young age, studying both classical and rock / pop genres.

Mitra Ahmadi

violin, piano, singing

Mitra is a violin, piano and singing teacher across various locations including Wollongong, Nowra, and Sydney.

Richard Hodge

Brass and Woodwind

Richard (Master of Music Education (Instrumental)) offers tuition on multiple woodwind and brass instruments.

Carolyn Wearne

Piano and Keyboard

I have been involved with the peripatetic program for the last 19 or so years and for many of those years organised assemblies and been the overseer of tutors for the program.

Matt Drury


I have taught beginner brass musical instruments for over 20 years, and have also been the band master at ...

Maree McGrath


Maree is a music educator with 3 decades of experience and ongoing professional learning. She holds a Master of Music Education (Instrumental)...

Michael Wright


Michael has been teaching drums in local schools and at his private home studio for the past 15 years.

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