David J Powderly

Lead Educator

David J Powderly LRSL, ALCM(TD), is a professional guitar teacher with 31 years experience, and music examiner for the Registry of Guitar Tutors and London College of Music – one of the world’s most respected music exam boards.
David started teaching at the young age of 15. His passion for teaching led him to specialise in music at an early age, and he graduated from Pulse Recording College in Dublin, Ireland in the top percentile. He continued his studies with the Institute of Acoustics in St. Albans, UK, attaining a Diploma in Acoustics.
David studied under the Registry of Guitar Tutors syllabus,.....

Peter Teodorescu

Lead Educator

Peter ‘Theodore’ Teodorescu was born in 1983 in Bucharest, Romania and is a composer, vocal coach, singer, pianist, and musician/artist mentor. He is the son of Romanian writer, TV personality, and journalist Cristian Teodorescu.
He graduated from the National University of Music Bucharest with a Bachelor degree in Musical Composition (Classical). Since the age of 14, piano mentors were taught by Florica Musicescu, who produced one of the world’s greatest pianists Dinu Lipatti, Dan Grigore, Mindru Katz and Radu Lupu.
Peter was the highest ranked student at Music Theory in the 2000 National Contest Constantin Constantinescu, Bacau, Romania. He also received a scholarship from her.....

Diana Teodorescu

Program Coordinator, Assistant Educator

Diana grew up in Wollongong and moved to Sydney to study Pure Mathematics at the University of Sydney. After graduation, she joined software development teams in Information Technology working on complex backend system projects for blue chip companies such as Macquarie Bank, Westpac Institutional Bank, and E*TRADE Australia (now ANZ Share Investing).
Diana is the co-founder and director of Theodore's - School of Music. Since the launch of the school in 2017, it has rapidly grown to be a number one school in the Wollongong & Illawarra region in piano, vocal coaching/singing, music composition, and music theory.
Together, Peter and Diana form the.....