Mary is qualified through AMEB with Grade 7 Piano for Leisure, Grade 6 Piano Classical, and Music Theory Grade 3. She has 20 odd years experience as a Piano Teacher and has performed at numerous venues over the years including cafes, hospitals and aged care centres, as a solo performer as well as with her students. She learned to play piano under the wing of Mr Frank Briglia, who played for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
Mary places great importance on being able to sight-read music, and lessons are structured to incorporate theory and aural training skills. Concerts are organised to improve performance skills, and support is provided through AMEB exams.
Lessons are half an hour, held once a week during the school term.