Wendy is not only a qualified and experienced teacher, but she is known as an entrepreneur in the music education sector. Wendy has been running and operating her own Music Teaching businesses since age 18!
Wendy graduated from Melbourne Conservatorium of Music with a Bachelor of Music Education in 1981 and an Associate Diploma of Music in Piano from the AMEB. Since 2010 Wendy has also been a registered Music Examiner with ANZCA. As a teacher of classroom music (preschool, primary and secondary) instrumental music (Piano,Guitar,Recorder,Flute,Clarinet,Sax,Violin and singing) and School Instrumental Co-ordinator, Wendy found many children and adults starting music lessons but giving up in frustration because it seemed to hard. Frustration with the lack of adequate materials for some instruments and the “information overload” when beginner students start drove Wendy to develop her own series of “learn to Play or Sing” teaching and learning resources for a range of instruments. Her Method has now been used to teach thousands of students exclusively through her company Wendy’s Music. Not only do these materials use simple and easy to understand explanations, but Wendy has put together a sequence of small achievable steps which children or adults can learn topic by topic. A variety of activities from Playing, Performing, technique, Reading, Writing, Listening, Creating, Quizzes and more give plenty of review and quicker understanding and achievement of all the musicianship skills. Wendy has been running her own private teaching studio since 1978 and been employing teachers to assist her since 1985 in a variety of educational settings around Melbourne, Australia. Wendy has developed and run Instrumental music programs in Primary School Preschool music programs, Retail Music teaching Studios Retail instrument and Sheet Music Sales Wendy’s Music franchise system. Wendy has trained hundreds of teachers to not only use her teaching system but also in effective teaching methods and music school administration. As a business owner she has experience managing: Financial systems Human resources/recruitment & training Merchandising Advertising and Marketing Intellectual Property Technology Legal frameworks and much more Wendy’s personal successes and failures give her a unique ability to assist other Music teachers in building the lifestyle and Music School Success they dream of.Her programs are insightful and informative and she displays a willingness to share her knowledge to assist as many others as possible. Music is a thing of great joy to Wendy, and helping others make music is Wendy’s passion!