The passion to share music led us here...
She runs weekly (sold out) Ukulele Workshops, is the leader of Ukulele Jam an online community of over 480 ukulele musicians from all over the world and is the creator of the popular online courses Ukulele Evolution and Intro To Ukulele.
She is a guitar and ukulele teacher specialising in teaching contemporary music with over 30 years teaching experience.
Alison has helped thousands of students become confident musicians through her school and is well known for simplifying musical concepts so that students learn quickly and easily.
GUITAR, UKULELE & BASS TEACHER
Dave Petchell is a calm and good-humoured teacher with close to 10 years of music teaching experience.
He has studied music formally at TAFE and sat various AMEB exams in Classical Guitar and Theory.
He began playing classical guitar when he was 7 years old and one of his first gigs was performing at the opening of the prestigious Mandurah Performing Arts Centre in 1997.
Since then he has performed at Challenge Stadium, SOTA and other Perth music festivals, been nominated for "WAM Song of the Year".
His band "My Shadow and I" has just been nominated again for the 2019 WAM Song of the Year Award" in the Punk/Hardcore category.
He has released recordings with many different artists and supported bands such as Panic! at the Disco, Eskimo Joe, 28 Days, The Getaway Plan and Strung Out.
Dave plays predominately Punk, Rock, Blues, Classical and Pop music and enjoys producing and recording his own tracks.
He has a relaxed and fun teaching vibe and enjoys encouraging students to choose their own musical direction at a pace they are most comfortable learning at.
He shows his students how to master the key concepts of the instrument regardless of the songs or styles the students wish to learn.
Keenan completed his final semester in WAAPA's 4 year Music Bachelor in Contemporary Music at the end of 2019.
He's been a music student since the age of 9 and a proud guitar-nerd since 11 years old!
After switching to electric guitar from piano, the world of rock 'n roll, soul, hip jop, jazz and pop classics have all become a central part of Keenan's life.
His passion for all things musical, combined with learning advanced guitar technique and music theory at WAAPA has allowed Keenan to be fabulous contemporary music teacher.
Keenan prefers to design unique lessons for individual students, taking into account their musical experience, personalities and interests.