Diana McIntosh has been a peripatetic flute, piano and theory teacher for over 30 years.
She has taught students from preschool age to seniors, worked as a support worker for people with intellectual disabilities providing recreational music for three years, and is an accomplished musician. Diana has studied for the Bachelor of Music Education at NSW University, and completed her Bachelor of Music at the Sydney Conservatorium (with Distinction in flute), gained her Associate of Music on flute, and performs for private and corporate functions with acclaimed guitarist Jason Hill.
Diana has produced three CDs, co-ordinated major fundraising concerts for The Children's Hospital at Westmead, and for Northcott Disability Services – with whom she is an honorary partner. Diana's level of skill and experience, together with the variety offered, make L-OTSA services of a very high quality.
Diana's personality is one which is well suited to working with all ages, particularly with preschoolers, school students, senior people and those with disabilities. It has been said that she has "a lovely presence", and "brings joy with her smile". Students, services and audience participants have identified Diana's desire to share encouragement and acceptance.
In 2006, Tiffanie made her first public stand against bullying, speaking of her experiences living with a disability.
She wrote an article which appeared on the front page of the Parramatta Sun, and was interviewed at length on Radio 103.2.
Tiffanie was Spina Bifida Awareness Week Ambassador in 2009, where she gained much experience working with the media and press. In that same year, Tiffanie won the Zonta Club's Young Achiever's Award.
Tiffanie Lael is currently studying at Bible College with the vision of seriously impacting the world with her message.