Diana McIntosh has been a peripatetic music teacher for over 35 years and works as a professional musician for weddings, private functions and corporate events.
She tutors flute, recorder, piano, pre-K ‘Kinder Beat’, music theory and disability music, to students of varying ages and abilities. Diana has worked with people with intellectual disabilities for a number of years, facilitating various programs.
Diana has completed two years of a Bachelor of Music Education at NSW University, gained her Bachelor of Music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (with Distinction in flute), and an Associate Diploma of Music.
Diana has produced a number of recordings, co-ordinated major fundraising concerts for The Children's Hospital at Westmead, and 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 a vast range of people. It has been said many times over, 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.
Jason Hill (B.Mus.Hons - A.Dip.Mus.T) graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with Honours in 1999. His guitar tutors included; Gregory Pikler, Peter Andrews, (Classical Guitar) - Tommie Andersson (Lute & Early Music) - Guy Strazzulo (Jazz & Electric Guitar) - Gareth Koch (Flamenco Guitar).
Jason has also performed in master classes with international guitarists such as; Carlos Bonell (England) - Marco Schmidt (Germany) - Claudio Maccari and Paulo Pugliesie (Italy) - Timothy Kain (Australia) - Johnathan Paget (England) - Gareth Koch (Austria & Australia).
In 2005 Jason studied privately with the internationally renowned guitar composer Phillip Houghton.
Jason performed with the Flautist Diana McIntosh in Concerts, Weddings and Corporate Functions. Jason has also performed with Peter Christie Band, Candy Rock, Joe Cocker Tribute Show and East Coast Horns.
Jason currently teaches at Penrith Anglican College - St Paul's Grammar School – Blue Mountains Grammar School – Nepean Christian School and Blake’s Music Tuition in Windsor.
“My mission as a teacher is to provide students of all ages with the skills necessary to enjoy music for a lifetime. To develop the musical ability of each student by providing quality music education through private and group instrument instruction.”
Tiffanie has a wide vocal repertoire from soft pop to opera, perfect for classic wedding ceremonies, and disability / care facility performances.
In 2006, Tiffanie made her first public stand against bullying, speaking of her experiences living with a disability, writing an article which appeared on the front page of the Parramatta Sun, and attracted numerous media interviews. Tiffanie became Spina Bifida Awareness Week Ambassador in 2009, and in that same year, won the Zonta Club's Young Achiever's Award for her outstanding vocal achievements. Tiffanie graduated with an Advanced Diploma of Ministry in 2016, has recently completed writing two autobiographically based books, and is currently working on the third of a trilogy.
To see more of her work, please visit tiffanielaelministries.wordpress.com