Mark has been tutoring Piano, Organ and keyboards since 1980.
During this time he has seen numerous students come thru the teaching studios.
Initially he taught for Jurjens in Wollongong
He commenced Mark-Time Music studios in 1990 when he moved to part-time Civil Engineering and increased music tuition.
The launch of Music for the Heart and Soul also sees the launch of the new business name ‘Remarkable’ and website www.remarkablemusic.net created by Jaques Design and KMT Systems.
Presently he teaches around a dozen students on a weekly basis, in his private studio
Brother and Sister Nicholas and Kathleen Clay in a shared lesson at Remarkable Studios.
Matthew Gage preparing for his First Grade Piano Exam
“Shannai Brassington recently graduated from Alfreds All-In-One, Book 1.
Here she is proudly displaying her certificate of achievement”
Photo by Gary Brassington
”Recently students from Remarkable Studios sat for their AMEB exams at Wollongong’s Conservatorium at Gleniffer Brae, with 10 year old Taran Brassington topping the grades with Honours for Preliminary.” Photo by Kim Brassington.
Matthew Wintle with Mark after Graduating from Level 1 Alfred’s All-in-One course recently at Remarkable Studios
In 1985 his student Deone Wilson won the Australian Final of the Yamaha Electone (organ) festival and competed for Australia in Germany with a original composition by Mark entitled ‘Creation’.
In 1995 Billy Kostovski represented Australia in the same festival against countries from around the asia oceania region in Sydney Australia.
The Following year David Skinner won a trip for himself and Mark to Kuala Lumpur to represent Australia in the finals there.
Numerous eisteddfod and exam successes have been regular with Mark's students
Mark uses the Alfreds course books for beginners and follows an amended Yamaha teaching method and encourages both reading and aural skills
His love for everything from classical to the blues gives his pupils a varied and diverse approach to their piano and keyboard studies.
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Here's Joel and Jade Jazz Jammin' at Remarkable Studios recently