Singing Lessons | Bass Guitar Lessons, Drum Lessons, Guitar Lessons | Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring, Online Lessons
- Qualifications: LTCL BA BMus MMus(Honours) Diploma Teaching
- Pricing: $450 - $800 a nine-week term
- Styles: Contemporary, Jazz and Creative Music
- Suitability: 9-99 years. Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
ABC Studios provides courses in Singing, Guitar, Bass and Drums in structured programmes with optional external examinations. Discounts are available for long-term study up to one year.
Stephen Galvin LTCL BMus BA MMus(Honours) Diploma Teaching
is an Auckland-based musician and multi-instrumentalist with performing background in contemporary, jazz, classical music and music theatre. He is a qualified, experienced and registered teacher.
“To share the joy of making music for pleasure and epiphany.”
ABC Studios [established 1985] is based at 1 Marston Street, Parnell, Auckland 1025, close to the Spark Arena and the University of Auckland.
He has taught Music since 1984 to many thousands of Auckland residents from his studio in Central Auckland. Stephen has also taught Music at many Auckland high schools, as Head of Department Green Bay High School and Ormiston Senior College, and now teaches Singing, Guitar, Bass and Drums at three Auckland schools.
He holds a Performer’s Diploma from Trinity College London, a Bachelor of Music degree, a Bachelor of Arts degree, a Master of Music degree with First Class Honours and a Diploma of Teaching from the University of Auckland. He is a registered teacher with the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand. Stephen is also a qualified English teacher.
He performs with his own band, The Residentz, The Stevie G Band, West City Jazz Orchestra, Santiago Band Auckland and others. In 2021 Stephen recorded the New Zealand Jazz album Modal Behaviour available on the ABC Studioz – New Zealand Music webpage.
His current interests are in making music every day and developing Music through Education, Media and Performance.
Tuition at our Parnell Studio and Online Lessons using Zoom
One-to-one Tuition in Structured Courses.