Our Teacher’s

Leigh Tranter – Guitar, Bass, Piano, Brass (all) and Vocal

(Director- CM Studios)

Leigh is a multi instrumentalist, playing everything from guitar to brass. He was taught by one of the greats, Motown arranger, Gill Askey, who has written for and performed with famous artists such as the Supremes, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong and Marvin Gaye just to name a few.

Furthering his education he has completed his Bachelor of Music at the prestigious Berklee college of Music in the USA . In the past Leigh has been a lecturer of music at MWT Institute, Victoria University, SAE, Box Hill Tafe.

Currently the lead singer and guitarist for local band RED DUST, but over the years Leigh has performed around the country with artists such as Augie March, Steve Wade (LRB), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Gil Askey, John Buckley (ABC), Lee Kernaghan, Jetty Road and theBnS Ball circuit with The Silverstring Outlaws.

Brianna Tranter – Vocal & Woodwind
(Music Coordinator- CM Studios)

Combining her vocal training in the genres of Light Opera, Musical Comedy, Jazz, Pop and Rock and her years of performing professionally around Victoria with her Diploma of Music, Brianna has become a very successful and experienced vocal teacher and has taught in many Victorian schools using a combination of standard techniques and Sol-fa used by the Australian Youth Choirs and is currently working with Maryborough local community theatre groups – Town Attached Productions (TAP) and The Sleeping Stars youth theatre.

Steve Ambrose – Drums

Steve is a extremely talented professional performer who has studied the drums from a young age, sharing his knowledge and experience is what he enjoys most about teaching. “Having fun while learning” is his motto. Lessons are designed to suit the student. While working with books and different materials is important for the fundamentals, every student is different and learns at their own pace.