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Stephen Galvin – ABC Studios

Singing Lessons | Bass Guitar Lessons, Drum Lessons, Guitar Lessons | Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Qualifications: LTCL BA BMus MMus(Honours) Diploma Teaching
  • Pricing: $320 - $595 a nine-week term
  • Styles: Contemporary, Jazz, Classical
  • Suitability: 9-99 years. Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


Stephen Galvin is an Auckland-based musician and multi-instrumentalist with performing background in contemporary, jazz, classical music and music theatre.

Teaching Goal:

“To share the joy of making music for pleasure and epiphany.”

Stephen’s studio teaching practice 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, at Ormiston Senior College, and now teaches at De La Salle College and McAuley High School.

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 and others. His current interests are in making music every day and developing music through Education, Media and Performance.

Teaching Info

One-to-one Tuition in Structured Courses.

Guitar Lessons Auckland

Bass Lessons Auckland

Singing Lessons Auckland


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