Teacher Bios

Clare

Ladybug Music Director & Teacher

Clare grew up in Australia in a very musical household, completing 8th grade A.M.E.B. Piano, and studying Suzuki Method violin, which at age 11 gave her the opportunity go to Japan to participate in the Suzuki Summer School in Matsumoto. She continued with music performance throughout high school and went on to get a Bachelor of Creative Arts with a Theatre major, and eventually travelled to Europe where she went on to perform with various theatre companies.

Lonna

Ladybug Music Teacher

Originally from the Philippines, Lonna grew up singing in her school, weddings, parties and churches. She graduated with a degree in Music education from Silliman University in the Philippines which led to a career as a music teacher in various prestigious International schools in Thailand where she taught preschool to secondary level. Now living in Sydney, she is still just as passionate about teaching and seeing kids begin learning and enjoying the world of music. Lonna has many musical skills such as singing and playing piano, keyboard, guitar, ukulele, clarinet, and drum kit. Music for her is like food, she can’t live without it!