Our Teachers


Daniel's daughter Nina getting started early!

Daniel Marsh

Daniel is a multi-instrumentalist who has been teaching piano, guitar, bass and drums to students of all ages for the last 10 years. Daniel began performing publicly at the age of 13 with like-minded friends at local exhibitions, galleries and school fetes in the Macedon Ranges, Victoria.

Despite his classical training, Daniel studied jazz improvisation at the renowned Victorian College of the Arts. Upon completion of his performance degree, Daniel studied education at Melbourne University and received a Diploma of Education in 2005.

Daniel continues to perform music regularly around Melbourne and has toured extensively and played at major festivals and venues throughout Australia. Some of the artists he has collaborated with include: Gotye, Mad Professor and The Red Eyes. Daniel is currently working on the debut album for his newest project “Human Face”.


Rohan Sherlock

Rohan grew up on the north coast of NSW and began playing music at age 11. He started gigging at age 16 and over the past 20 years has gained extensive recording and performance experience in a wide variety of musical styles including blues, soul, jazz, funk, reggae, rock/pop and country.

Rohan relocated to Melbourne 2001 to further his musical career and quickly established himself in the music scene. Since moving to Melbourne he has performed and recorded with a number of musicians, enabling him to continually develop his skills both as a musician and composer.

Rohan is also an experienced music teacher. He has taught instrumental music lessons for bass guitar privately and through various music schools since 1998. For the past 6 years Rohan has been teaching instrumental music lessons at high schools.

Rohan completed a Contemporary Music degree at Southern Cross University (Lismore NSW) in 1999 and has also completed a Diploma of Education at the University of Melbourne (2005).

Some of the artists and bands Rohan has worked with include: Pete Murray, The Congos (Jamaica), Bobby Flynn, The Red Eyes, The Mary G Show, Jess Harlen, Jeff Lang, Mista Savona, DJ Peril (1200 Techniques), Acre, Ben Smith Band, Josh Owen, Elf Tranzporter, 12 Tone diamonds, School Of Dub, Juzzie Smith and Nathan Kaye.

Steve Allingham

Steve has been performing across Australia for many years. He has performed in a number of stage shows including: Buddy Holly Tribute Show, Fame, Guys and Dolls, and the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

In 2003 Steve was the winner of Australia’s Best Up and Coming Drummer Competition (open category) and in 2005 was accepted into the exclusive Victorian College of the Arts where he studied music performance.

Steve is currently the drummer for Aria Nominated international touring act Blue King Brown.

Steve has taught at several schools and music centres around Melbourne including Fairhills High School, Caulfied Music Centre and Mt St Joseph Girls College.

Linden Lester

After completing his studies in music and education at Southern Cross University, Linden moved to Melbourne where he is now a highly sought after musician and teacher. Linden has taught music to a wide range of ages in a number of contexts. He periodically teaches music in indigenous communities in Northern Territory through the Music Outback Foundation.

Linden’s performance career has consisted of tours through Singapore, India and across Europe. In 2009 one of his projects “Sine” was selected by world renowned producer Brian Eno to perform at the Sydney Opera House for the Luminous Festival.

Linden also has years of experience in managing, engineering and production in the music industry.