Our Music School
Dynamic Rhythms Music Academy (DRMA) is a purpose built facility located in George Hunter Drive, Narellan. DRMA has been in operation for 11 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.
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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 as well as the Southwest Sydney Philharmonic Orchestra.
Professional Student Support Team:
DRMA’s reception and student support team is run by a dedicated team of staff. This includes Kath Swallow, Josie Hammond, Craig Swallow, and Abigail Maximous.
Laura Mayes, and Kath Swallow are also teachers at DRMA 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.