Caleb Alloway    Piano / Trumpet / Flute / Guitar / Acting   Click on Caleb's photo to listen and see him play.   'Coming from a family of 12 kids, i was only allowed to do one extra carricular activity and that was piano. Through music I was able to unleash my passion for performing arts. I teach because i know how important it is as a child and artist to have a mentor that inspires and nurtures this'.   Creator and founder of Imperial Artistry, Caleb has been teaching piano for 11 years. He has attained his AMusA and CMusA in piano and Grade 5 trumpet. Flute and Guitar he taught to himself when at university studying a Bachelor of music.  In recent years Caleb has become a professional actor. He is best known to australian audiences for his role as Will Zannis on Channel 7's  Home and Away. Other television credits include 2 seasons of Channel 9's hit kids program The Imagaination Train and ABC's Janet King. He has also starred in several Austrralian and American films including his recent debut alongside Rachael Griffiths and Daniel Macpherson in  Sci-Fi film The Osiris Child: Volume 1.  His stage credits include The History Boys (Sydney opera House), The Paris Letter (Darlinghurst Theatre Company) and more Recently Tony Kushners 8 hour play Angels in America in Melbourne with Luckey Productions and 45 Downstairs.

Caleb Alloway
Piano / Trumpet / Flute / Guitar / Acting

Click on Caleb's photo to listen and see him play.

'Coming from a family of 12 kids, i was only allowed to do one extra carricular activity and that was piano. Through music I was able to unleash my passion for performing arts. I teach because i know how important it is as a child and artist to have a mentor that inspires and nurtures this'.

Creator and founder of Imperial Artistry, Caleb has been teaching piano for 11 years. He has attained his AMusA and CMusA in piano and Grade 5 trumpet. Flute and Guitar he taught to himself when at university studying a Bachelor of music.

In recent years Caleb has become a professional actor. He is best known to australian audiences for his role as Will Zannis on Channel 7's  Home and Away. Other television credits include 2 seasons of Channel 9's hit kids program The Imagaination Train and ABC's Janet King. He has also starred in several Austrralian and American films including his recent debut alongside Rachael Griffiths and Daniel Macpherson in  Sci-Fi film The Osiris Child: Volume 1.  His stage credits include The History Boys (Sydney opera House), The Paris Letter (Darlinghurst Theatre Company) and more Recently Tony Kushners 8 hour play Angels in America in Melbourne with Luckey Productions and 45 Downstairs.

  Xavier Dunn    Piano / Guitar / Vocals / Songwriting   Click on Xavier's  photo to listen and see him play.   "I love teaching music... it's awesome to see that you're making a change in someone's life for the better."   As teachers themselves, Xavier's parents provided him with his first taste of music, and its culture. Since then, their passion for the arts has become his own: now signed with Warners, Xavier writes and produces music full time, and has studied a Bachelor of Performance with the Australian National University, majoring in double bass. He frequently collaborates with Sony as a producer, and is currently our only songwriting  - and our primary guitar - teacher.

Xavier Dunn
Piano / Guitar / Vocals / Songwriting

Click on Xavier's  photo to listen and see him play.

"I love teaching music... it's awesome to see that you're making a change in someone's life for the better."

As teachers themselves, Xavier's parents provided him with his first taste of music, and its culture. Since then, their passion for the arts has become his own: now signed with Warners, Xavier writes and produces music full time, and has studied a Bachelor of Performance with the Australian National University, majoring in double bass. He frequently collaborates with Sony as a producer, and is currently our only songwriting  - and our primary guitar - teacher.

  Millie Samuels   Piano / Acting   Click on Millie's photo to listen and see her play.  Millie teaches piano and acting. She is one of our most sought after teachers because of her infectious energy and enthusiasm.   She is currently away working on a Disney Film, however will return in the second half of 2018.

Millie Samuels
Piano / Acting

Click on Millie's photo to listen and see her play.

Millie teaches piano and acting. She is one of our most sought after teachers because of her infectious energy and enthusiasm. 

She is currently away working on a Disney Film, however will return in the second half of 2018.

  Michael Wood   Piano / Vocals / Acting / Musical Theatre     Click on Michael's photo to listen and see him play.   “I love teaching the piano, and to see the students grow and develop as the weeks go by. I believe music is such an important part of someone’s life, and to begin this early for children can bring so much joy. It helps foster their creativity and learning skills, while having a profound influence in so many other areas of their life."    Michael has taught the piano with Imperial Artistry since 2015.  Originally from New Zealand, he studied the piano from the age of six, and in 2009 received a distinction average in an Associate Diploma, Recital in Piano, through Trinity College London.  He has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Canterbury, an Advanced Diploma in Acting from Actor’s Centre Australia, and is the co-founder of Cross Pollinate Productions, an independent theatre company, acting and producing plays around Sydney. He has taught musical theatre holiday programs at ATYP (Australian Theatre for Young People), alongside Simon Burke.   Musical Credits:  Reefer Madness (2010), Urinetown, and Guys and Dolls (2005);   Opera Credits:  Carmen (2007), and Il Trovatore (2008; Southern Opera, New Zealand);   Theatre Credits:  Journey’s End (2016), Future Seekers (2017), Crazy Brave (2015), Popcorn (2010), The Visitor (2011), and various children's plays.

Michael Wood
Piano / Vocals / Acting / Musical Theatre
 

Click on Michael's photo to listen and see him play.

“I love teaching the piano, and to see the students grow and develop as the weeks go by. I believe music is such an important part of someone’s life, and to begin this early for children can bring so much joy. It helps foster their creativity and learning skills, while having a profound influence in so many other areas of their life."


Michael has taught the piano with Imperial Artistry since 2015.

Originally from New Zealand, he studied the piano from the age of six, and in 2009 received a distinction average in an Associate Diploma, Recital in Piano, through Trinity College London.

He has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Canterbury, an Advanced Diploma in Acting from Actor’s Centre Australia, and is the co-founder of Cross Pollinate Productions, an independent theatre company, acting and producing plays around Sydney. He has taught musical theatre holiday programs at ATYP (Australian Theatre for Young People), alongside Simon Burke.

Musical Credits: Reefer Madness (2010), Urinetown, and Guys and Dolls (2005); 
Opera Credits:
Carmen (2007), and Il Trovatore (2008; Southern Opera, New Zealand); 
Theatre Credits: Journey’s End (2016), Future Seekers (2017), Crazy Brave (2015), Popcorn (2010), The Visitor (2011), and various children's plays.

  Youngeun Cho   Piano / Administration Co-Ordinator   Click on Youngeun's photo to listen and see her play.   "I’d like to quote one of my favorite pianists, Artur Schnabel saying 'The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides.' I believe even silence is a part of music. From the minute you sit on the piano chair,  your journey to music starts!"   Youngeun is from Korea. She has been playing the piano for her entire life. Influenced by her mother who was a Jazz pianist, Youngeun has been surrounded by music since she was born. Upon her mothers wishes, Youngeun studied more classical music however she still loves to play jazz as it reminds her of home and family.  Youngeun majored in Education and completed a certificate course of teaching piano by Korean Education Evaluation Institution. She is able to play and teach every kind of piano music from the very classics such as Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin and the 20th classical music such as Debussy and Rachmaninoff. She loves listening to music, talking about it and about the musicians.

Youngeun Cho
Piano / Administration Co-Ordinator

Click on Youngeun's photo to listen and see her play.

"I’d like to quote one of my favorite pianists, Artur Schnabel saying 'The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides.' I believe even silence is a part of music. From the minute you sit on the piano chair,  your journey to music starts!"

Youngeun is from Korea. She has been playing the piano for her entire life. Influenced by her mother who was a Jazz pianist, Youngeun has been surrounded by music since she was born. Upon her mothers wishes, Youngeun studied more classical music however she still loves to play jazz as it reminds her of home and family.

Youngeun majored in Education and completed a certificate course of teaching piano by Korean Education Evaluation Institution. She is able to play and teach every kind of piano music from the very classics such as Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin and the 20th classical music such as Debussy and Rachmaninoff. She loves listening to music, talking about it and about the musicians.

  Felix Lalanne   Guitar / Bass Guitar    Felix is an Australian freelance guitarist and composer. During his studies at the Sydney Conservatorium, he had the opportunity to learn and perform with some of Australia's leading jazz improvisers including: Mike Nock, Dale Barlow and Mike Rivett and international artists such as Reiner Baas. In 2015 he toured the U.S. with James Muller, David Theak and the Sydney Conservatorium Big Band, collaborating at the Chicago  with Arturo Sandoval. In 2017 Felix won third place in the renowned Montreux jazz guitar competition. This July he will be returning to take part in the Montreux jazz academy, performing along side the other finalists and supporting the Chick Corea trio. Felix performs original music regularly with his bands Funk Engine and Arcing Wires. He has enjoyed teaching privately for over 7 years and also working as a part time teacher at Camperdown music academy for the last year.

Felix Lalanne
Guitar / Bass Guitar

Felix is an Australian freelance guitarist and composer. During his studies at the Sydney Conservatorium, he had the opportunity to learn and perform with some of Australia's leading jazz improvisers including: Mike Nock, Dale Barlow and Mike Rivett and international artists such as Reiner Baas. In 2015 he toured the U.S. with James Muller, David Theak and the Sydney Conservatorium Big Band, collaborating at the Chicago  with Arturo Sandoval. In 2017 Felix won third place in the renowned Montreux jazz guitar competition. This July he will be returning to take part in the Montreux jazz academy, performing along side the other finalists and supporting the Chick Corea trio. Felix performs original music regularly with his bands Funk Engine and Arcing Wires. He has enjoyed teaching privately for over 7 years and also working as a part time teacher at Camperdown music academy for the last year.