Our Music School
Dynamic Rhythms Music Centre (DRMC) is a purpose built facility located in George Hunter Drive, Narellan. DRMC has been in operation for 9 years and is a family owned and run business (formerly known as Forte School of Music Macarthur).
All of our teachers are ultimate professionals and have studied music for many years. Most of our teachers have completed advanced AMEB exams and /or tertiary levels of education such as a Bachelor in Music or Creative Arts.
Private lessons are tailored to meet the needs and the age of the children and class lessons follow a structured curriculum designed to be appropriate for each age group.
Lessons are run in modern, well equipped, air conditioned studios. Each classroom is insulated with acoustic batts and sound checked gyprock and we have a comfortable waiting room area with snacks and drinks available as well as limited off street parking and convenient street parking.
Principal Kath Swallow:
Kath grew up in a family with a passion for music. Her father was a vocalist in the St Andrews Boys Choir in Sydney and her Grandfather played piano in his own band in the 40s and 50s.
Kath started studying flute in 1981 and has been teaching the flute in the local area since 1992. Kath studied her under the tutelage of Naomi Halls (AMEB examiner) and Roma Dix OAM.
Kath plays flute, piccolo, guitar, piano and bassoon and with her family has toured through Italy, Switzerland, Austria and Germany with the Campbelltown Camden District Band and have performed with the band for more than 30 years. Kath has also performed in the orchestra of a number of productions for local Theatre groups including Picton, WOFTAM and the Campbelltown Theatre group
Assistant Manager Craig Swallow:
Craig has been involved in music since he joined the Campbelltown Camden District Band in 1974. Craig’s main role at DRMC is as Assistant Manager and IT support.
Craig’s other passion is his African Drumming business Team Rhythms and he runs classes in local primary schools, high schools, and for special needs groups and is also often engaged in one of corporate and community events.
Professional Student Support Team:
DRMC’s reception and student support team is run by a dedicated team of staff. This includes Kath Swallow, Laura Swallow, Craig Swallow, Elise Overton, Carolyn Fernandez and Roslyn Tildsley.
Laura, and Elise are also teachers at DRMC and play a large role in co-ordinating events such as our Annual Concert.
Always willing to help with a friendly smile, we are here to assist in any way possible.