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GEORGE SERVANIS

Drums

With more than 30 years experience, having toured the world over, George is now an in demand teacher and mentor to many students. George tailors his lessons to suit his students from beginners to the more proficient with an overall focus on having fun playing drums. Drumming styles include, Funk, Rock, Jazz, Swing, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues and a hint of World Music rhythms. Focusing on Rudiments, Coordination exercises, basic reading notation and Stick and Brushes technique. Also developing skills in Song writing, live performance and Studio recording. 

Previous Teaching - (4 years Bentleigh Primary School Vic. )

Private Teaching - ( Melbourne Vic. )

George has contributed to many collaborative projects, Tours & Festivals with Artists including Indigenous musicians in outback communities and recordings with the likes of...

*Melbourne Ska Orchestra (ARIA Award, Best World Music 2016)

*Melbourne Ska Orch (AWME Best Global / Reggae 2013 /2016 )

*Bomba. ( Reggae, Funk band Australia/Europe )

*Bustamento ( Nominated for ARIA 2014 )

*Mama KIn ( Nominated for ARIA 2015 )

*Mr PC & The Devious 3. ( Jazz - Swing )

*Kutcha Edwards (Solo, Blackfire)

*George Rrurrambu ( Warumpi Band),

*Grant Hansen ( Marngrook Footy Show, Blackfire ).

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DANTE PELUSO

Guitars

Dante is endorsed by Fender Australia and has been playing guitar, drums & keyboards since primary school. He has played in numerous bands and is currently lead singer & guitarist for his original band IV DANTE. with a new EP release to his credits. Dante enjoys the challenge of teaching and the rewards that come from watching his students grow into stars of the future. 

Dante, although quite young, has been playing live, writing and recording for the past 7 years and has established himself as the consummate performer with talent and experience well beyond his years. 

CAITLYN DAVIS

Piano / Vocals / Ukulele

Say Hi to Caitlyn Davis. Caitlyn valued addition to our teaching staff and brings her incredible talent and effervescent personality to Kew Music Garage.

Caitlyn teaches Piano, Singing & Ukulele so call us today to start your musical journey.

SEAN CLOSE

Bass / Guitar

Sean is a young, upcoming musician on the Melbourne scene. Having graduated last year, Sean is regularly playing shows and tours for multiple bands/artists and has gained a vast amount of experience in live performance and studio recording. Sean is a well rounded musician playing bass, guitar and also singing. He has a passion for teaching his students a wide variety of genres and skills to help them find their own musical voice.

RAY TOSTI

Mentor

As a founding member of iconic Aussie band, Hunters & Collectors, Ray has been performing, recording and teaching for many years and is a wealth of information about all aspects of the music industry. For the past 20 years Ray has focused heavily on singing and performance. He has been inducted into the Aria Hall Of Fame and has appeared on some of Australia’s biggest stages, TV and Radio. His passion for music is what drives him and he says “there is no greater reward than sharing in his students success”

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