THE CHERRYBROOK MUSIC TEAM.
All of our teachers are professional, passionate musicians. Cherrybrook Music caters to your personal needs and aspirations. We believe musics should be fun and engaging no matter the level of playing, genre, or commitment. Meet our teachers below.
Bradleigh Ferreira (Guitar/Bass/Drums)
Bradleigh Ferreira is one of our very talented and passionate teachers. He is 27 years old and has worked in the music industry for over 10 years. Brad Completed his Bachelor in Contemporary Music at the Australian Institute of Music majoring in guitar. He has played with many bands, artists, and projects around Australia. With a passion for music and a love for his craft Brad is fun, energetic, easy going and an experienced teacher.
Brad loves playing a wide variety of genres including Jazz, Blues, Rock, Pop, funk, soul and many more. Brad is also the founder and director of Cherrybrook Music.
"I believe music is about having fun and that means something different to each and every one of my students. I am here to explore, encourage and guide my students within their unique interests and abilities. most people do exceptionally better in a fun and stress free environment" - Brad ferreira
Andy Clews (Drums/Bass/Guitar)
Andy Clews is a Cherrybrook Music Teacher who specialises in guitar, bass, drums and music production. He has been playing for over 18 years and teaching for the past 7 years. He studies at the Australian Institute of Music and has been working professionally as a touring/session musician, with a focus on live performance, songwriting, and music production. Andy is a fun and engaging music teacher who always keeps his lessons dynamic and fresh.
Allie Riches (Piano/Vocals)
Allie is another fantastic cherrybrook Music teacher from a little state called Connecticut in the USA, Allie loves Australia! She has studied classical piano since she was 13 and vocals since she was 9. When she graduated high school, Allie studied classical piano and jazz vocal in college earning an associates degree in music performance. Currently she is in her 3rd year at Hillsong College studying songwriting. She loves playing and writing in all types of genres, especially Jazz. She loves music theory, analysing music, and figuring out why it makes people feel the way it does. most importantly, her favourite superhero is Batman!
Molly Mccoy (Violin/ Vocals)
Molly McCoy is an enthusiastic and passionate violinist who is always excited to share her love of the violin with her students. Coming from a musical family, Molly is an experienced performer and has been working as a session violinist, as well as soloist and member of multiple bands, since she was 14 years old. Having completed her Bachelor of Music in Contemporary Performance at the Australian Institute of Music, she has enjoyed sharing her passion with students through both individual and classroom music lessons. Molly looks forward to introducing you to this wonderful instrument!
Mitch Gordon (Guitar, Songwriting, and Theory)
Mitch has been working as a professional Musician for the past 6 years. After completing his Bachelor of Music Degree at the Australian Institute of Music he travelled to Japan for a year to perform. Since returning he has been an active part of Sydney’s music scene, gaining extensive experience in live performance.
Edvin Miler (Piano)