A highly accomplished musical teacher and performer. With 22 years’ experience in the Industry, at the Pinnacle of his career appearing on a national television talent show with touring band King Social.
Costa has first-hand lived the journey of learning music from a young age, and can relate to the highs and lows of mastering your Instrument.
“You can google how to play an instrument, and you will get a stack of information on how to do it. It’s not lack of information that prevents people from learning an instrument. It’s the frustration of not getting it right the first time.
It’s the repetitive fails that we experience again and again. When it gets too hard, most people just quit. I don’t want you to quit, I will teach you the secrets to mastering your mind so you persevere and reach your goals to becoming the musician you want to be.
You do have to get uncomfortable, you have to experience frustration. You must be willing to fail. And more importantly, you need to learn to be kind to yourself, supportive of yourself even when you don’t get it right. This is the secret to achieving your dream to become the musician you want to be”.
Tess has just returned to her hometown of Townsville after performing & teaching in Byron Bay for the last 20 years.
She is a specialist music teacher, a multi instrumentalist and songwriter. Tess has extensive experience in various aspects of the music industry, including performing, writing, recording, producing and publishing.
Tess has been teaching at a Steiner High School in NSW for 8 years developing her signature style of inclusive & dynamic education, organising major music events, running ensembles, conducting string orchestras, choirs, horn lines, studio work, composition major works, rock bands & live electronica.
Her passion for music is contagious to her students and brings a positive & professional energy into the room. She has skills in transcribing & tailoring repertoire to suit the individual’s abilities & interests.
Tess feels strongly about being a positive female role model for young people & understands diverse learning styles of students, embracing different backgrounds & stages of development.
She is available now for guitar, bass, piano, vocals, uke, theory & songwriting lessons.