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“Your passion and enthusiasm for music inspired us all. Absolutely fabulous!!!”

Kathy Strong, Principal, Curran Public School

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A registered teacher with the Department of Education since 1991, Claudia has been running workshops, conducting percussion ensembles, and performing in many schools across Sydney and beyond.

She is currently on the staff at Curran Public, and James Meehan High, where she teaches drumming and percussion and runs various groups including the combined schools Drumming Ensemble which recently performed at the ANZ Stadium as half time entertainment for the rugby.

She has run Professional Development sessions at many schools, training teachers how to bring rhythm and movement into the classroom, and has an online Professional Development Training available – Teaching Multicultural Rhythm in the Classroom.

She has also presented at various conferences on the power of drumming in the classroom/school environment, and currently is Artist in Residence with the Australia Council for the Arts and Department of Education Artist in Schools Program.

You can contact Claudia here if you would like any further information, or to discuss possible collaboration with your school. For enquiries about purchasing cajons for your school, and educational discounts, you can contact Claudia directly.

What the Students Say

I am really glad to have this opportunity to understand movement, rhythm, and how they sound so good together. Ashley, Homebush West PS, Year 5

One of the most fun classes of my life.  I learnt a lot about percussion Rebecca, MLC, Year 8

It was cool and I love the beat – flamenco rhythms sound very good.  I loved the cool beats. Mason, Campbelltown East PS, Year 6

What the Teachers Say

Very positive – all interested and engaged at all times – well prepared and very relevant… the kids loved it.  Thanks for bringing your energy to Bankstown PSPaula Green, Teacher, Bankstown PS

Very relevant to performance/music syllabus.  The children enjoyed using the instruments and including body percussion was great because everyone was engaged. Lorraine Pope, Deputy Principal, John Warby PS

We were thrilled with your professionalism, and your positive interactions with the boys.  You gave the boys a new outlook and way to express themselves. You were the key to unlocking the magic within! Ann Dunbar, Teacher, Putland ETU