About Me

Margaret Brandman's career in music as composer, pianist, music educator, arranger and writer on music education spans more than 45 years. She is an experienced and accredited teacher who holds many degrees from various educational bodies. Margaret is also writer and publisher of many music education materials in her innovative contemporary series of education materials. and she has composed a range of pieces for a variety of instruments and voice, many of which are included in Australian examination syllabuses. Her concert works for piano, voice, instrumental combinations and orchestra, published in Australia and in Germany, receive both live and recorded performances internationally. Many of her works have been recorded internationally and are available in her albums SENSATIONS, ABRAZO and COSMIC WHEEL OF THE ZODIAC.




2014 - 2014

Diploma of Excellence

World Piano Teacher's Association

2012 - 2012



2002 - 2002



2001 - 2001


North and Midlands School of Music UK

2000 - 2000



2000 - 2000


Trinity University

1999 - 1999

Bachelor of Music

Sydney University

1975 - 1975



1975 - 1975



1975 - 1975

Background Check

  • Working with Children Check (Reference No.: WWC1059408E, Expiry Date: 07/07/2021)


Holistic music education covering aural, tactile and visual skills, theory, music craft, ear-training, composition and improvisation.
Many accelerated learning modalities are incorporated into the teaching, including the simplified interval approach and colour coding to aid the understanding of rhythm notation.
Specialising in piano for all levels, from beginners (age 5 and up) to advanced levels plus composition/ harmony training and Professional Development courses for teachers.

Music performance skills and teaching information, for upper level pianists and student teachers.

Margaret Brandman is an experienced teacher who gives lessons for children from the age of 5 and adults both beginners and advanced. She teachers from her own published materials - the Contemporary Piano Method and supplementary materials for theory and ear-training. All styles of music from classical to jazz. Accelerated learning modalities and holistic teaching materials.

Lesson Information

  • Lesson Type:
  • One to One
  • In Group
  • Online


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  • Cronulla, NSW 2230