Academic Career

Teacher, Lecturer, Examiner, Reviewer

1972-1974 Private voice teacher
1974-1982 Voice teacher at Sydney Conservatorium
1982-1991 Voice teacher at Queensland Conservatorium
1991-1997 Private practice
1997-2003 Woolgoolga Voice Studio
2003-present Dunbar-Wells Voice Studio, Gold Coast, Queensland

Lecture/Master classes:

NSW State Conservatorium of Music
Queensland Conservatorium of Music
Individual groups throughout NSW and Queensland
The Australian Music Teachers’ Association
University of Denver, USA
Oxford Brooks University, England
University of Reading, England

Competition Adjudications included:

ABC Instrumental and Vocal Championship
Sydney Sun Aria  (50th Anniversary)
The Brisbane Eisteddfod
The Brisbane Shell Aria
The Music Teachers’ Ass’n of Queensland Competition
The Hamilton Competition, New Zealand
Gold Coast Tropicarnival Eisteddfod
Armidale Eisteddfod

Examined for:

Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Queensland Conservatorium of Music
Australian Music Examinations Board

Reviewed Music and Arts for:

Gold Coast Bulletin Newspaper
ABC Radio National
The Quest group of 12 Brisbane newspapers
Coffs Harbour Advocate

Editorial Panel (Retired)

Australian Voice