Welcome

We are committed to offering the Blue Mountains community the highest standard of private music education. We provide private tuition in piano, voice, drums, bass, guitar, saxophone and musicianship to people of all ages and levels, and teach a variety of styles ranging from Jazz to Pop and from Classical to Rock. 

At BMMA, it is our mission to enable our students to reach their full musical potential in order to enrich the creative hub that is our artistic Blue Mountains and further afield. We pride ourselves on our ability to not only encourage creativity but to inspire an appreciation and a love for the craft of music.

Professional Tuition

At the Blue Mountains Music Academy you’ll learn from the best the Mountains and Sydney have to offer. Our educators are all professional musicians and qualified music teachers.

Individual classes in theory, practice and performance length 30-60 minute sessions.

Group tuition is available for early childhood (18mths to 5 year olds) length 30-40 minute sessions weekday mornings.  

Group tuition in performance based drum corps, length 60 minutes Monday evenings.

We specialise in and facilitate students in AMEB and HSC preparation.

Our teachers bring a variety of different approaches and personalities to the school so there’s always someone to suit every need and ensure our students thrive.

Professional Tuition

At the Blue Mountains Music Academy you’ll learn from the best the Mountains and Sydney have to offer. Our educators are all professional musicians and qualified music teachers.

Individual classes in theory, practice and performance length 30-60 minute sessions.

Group tuition is available for early childhood (18mths to 5 year olds) length 30-40 minute sessions weekday mornings.  

Group tuition in performance based drum corps, length 60 minutes Monday evenings.

We specialise in and facilitate students in AMEB and HSC preparation.

Our teachers bring a variety of different approaches and personalities to the school so there’s always someone to suit every need and ensure our students thrive.

Great location and Facilities

BMMA is conveniently located in the heart of Katoomba close to schools and shops in a beautiful heritage building.We have five specially designed studios which include acoustic and digital pianos, full drum kit, sound systems and internet access.   

Onsite parking and comfortable waiting facilities are available.

Beyond the classroom we draw upon a rich musical environment offering masterclasses from visiting musicians and performance opportunities in professional venues regularly throughout the year.

Teachers
  • Tracey Yarad: Voice, Piano
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    Piano and Voice Tracey is the director and founder of BMMA. Currently performing regularly with her original jazz/fusion trio, Tracey is also busy developing music education opportunities in NYC. She is...
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  • Tony Mitchell: Bass Workshops
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    Tony Mitchell,  bassist and songwriter from legendary Australian band, Sherbet, is available at BMMA for private classes on a monthly basis. Currently based in Sydney Tony is working on ...
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  • Pete Drummond: Drums, Drumcorps
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    Drums/Sound Engineering Since 2005, Pete has been a member of the legendary Australasian band Dragon (ARIA Hall of Fame Inductees). He has played & recorded with other many artists including: The Temptations (US), Joan...
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  • Yyani Rose: Voice, PIano
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    Teaching: Vocal, Stagecraft, Audition Preparation, Music Theatre, Piano, Keyboard Harmony. Yyani Rose is a versatile and dynamic performer, vocalist and music educator. She grew up surrounded by MGM Hollywood movies...
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  • Gina Tedeschi, Drums, Hand Drums, Piano
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    Gina Tedeschi is a drummer, percussionist and pianist from Sydney, Australia. Her versatility as a musician has seen her perform in some of the top venues around the country...
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  • Rex Goh: Guitar Workshops
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    Rex Goh is arguably Australia’s ‘most heard’ guitarist. His list of credits over a long and stellar career would be remarkable enough in itself; but this is only part...
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  • Robyne Dunn: Voice, piano
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    Robyne Dunn is a singer-songwriter living in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. She is probably most famous for having recorded a version of ‘Stairway to Heaven’ (the ‘Lucy in...
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  • Colin Day: Guitar, Bass
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    Colin Day is a versatile musician and teacher, playing both guitar and bass; he enjoys the challenge of working with different genres. His roots are a combination of classical...
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  • Bronwyn Newcombe: Piano, Voice
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    Piano/Vocal Pianist and singer Bronwyn Newcombe is a devoted and passionate performer and composer. Versatile in a number of styles including jazz, classical and popular music, she weaves comfortably between...
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  • Ash Manning: Guitar, Recording
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    Guitar, Composing Recording and Programmer Ash Manning is a highly experienced player who has been involved in projects spanning diverse musical genres, including, rock, blues, metal and elctronica. He has a...
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  • Vanessa Caspersz: Voice, Ukelele, Beat Boxing
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    Vocals, Ukulele and Beat Boxing Vanessa Caspersz is a musician and vocalist, who is passionate about performing, composing, teaching and music therapy. Her vocal style is a mix of folk...
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  • Maizy Coombes : Violin
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    Maizy Coombes is a local Violinist/Fiddler, vocalist and songwriter. Over the past four years, she has been avidly attending the Australian folk festival circuit both as a performer and...
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  • Janice Slater: Voice Acting: Voice Overs: Workshops
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    Janice is a vocal coach, soundscape composer and script editor. She has worked as a dramaturge for many theatre productions and as a script assessor for the Australian National...
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  • Matt Tonks
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    Matt Tonks Voice, acoustic, classical, electric guitar, uke, banjo, songwriting, groups Matt Tonks (Ass. Dip. Music Teaching - Sydney Conservatorium) is a singer, guitarist, songwriter and composer. As a solo artist...
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  • GAIA SCARF
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    Singing/Performance and beginner piano Gaia has been an active singer, songwriter and performer around the Blue Mountains and Sydney area for the past 7+ years. She completed her Bachelor of...
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  • Terms/Conditions/Fees
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    TERM DATES 2017 NSW School Holidays and Term Dates Period Start Finish Length Term 1 - Eastern Division Monday, 30 January 2017 Friday, 07 April 2017 10 weeks Term 2 Wednesday, 26 April 2017 Friday, 30 June 2017 9 1/2 weeks Term 3 Tuesday,...
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  • Group Classes
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    GROUP CLASSES We offer group classes at BMMA, on top of our established 1 on 1 tuition.  Classes run with a 3 student minimum. Group classes are available for BEATBOXING, SINGING,...
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  • Early Childhood & Music Therapy
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      Your Child deserves the best start! Welcome to MusikMakers, the uniquely Australian early childhood music program! Our teachers at BMMA are accredited by Musik Makers for more information on the course...
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91 Waratah St
Katoomba
New South Wales 2780
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Phone: (02) 4782 9500
Email: info@bluemountainsmusicacademy.com
Operating hours: Mon – Fri 2.30 to 8.30pm
Payment options: EFT, Eftpos, Visa, Mastercard, cash or cheque

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