Natalie Tantrum BMus (Perf)(Hons) Auckland University, Professional Performance Diploma (RNCM, UK)

Teacher of Violin and Viola

Natalie is experienced and accomplished in a variety of musical disciplines - performing, teaching, mentoring, directing groups, facilitating music therapy, composing, and arranging music. She looks for ways to find fun and celebrate beauty in music – bringing stories and visual art into her work.

Natalie has worked as a trainee music therapist (Music Unlimited), workshop presenter in special schools for children with disabilities or behaviour issues as part of a team of musicians (Live Music Now! UK), Junior Fellow in Chamber Music, RNCM and Assistant Tutor, Chetham’s School, Manchester, U.K.

Other activities include working as a professional musician, music teacher, community string orchestra director (Mozart Orchestra), orchestra leader (Auckland Chamber Orchestra), Buskaid Project helper (1998, Soweto).