SJS Music and Counselling

                                        Music Lessons

Are you looking for a teacher that will be able to listen to and understand you or your child? 

Have you felt shut down by past teachers or limited by rigid curriculum and old fashioned teaching methods?

Are you wanting to nurture your - or your child's - creativity?


Sarah Strachan's method of teaching is flexible and friendly, aiming at nourishing each individual's unique musical and educational needs.


Sarah offers:

Piano Lessons

Students can learn to play classical, rock, blues, pop, jazz, film and game music. Learn how to read music as well as how to decipher chord charts. AMEB exams are also offered for those interested.

Guitar Lessons

Discover how to play rock, pop, basic jazz, country, game and film music. Study written music as well as chord charts and tabs. AMEB exams are offered for those interested.

Theory Lessons

Sarah offers AMEB standard music theory, song writing theory, jazz theory and more...

Songwriting Lessons

Discover your creativity and find your own unique form of self-expression!

Learn what music means to YOU and what makes YOUR delivery of it unique and personal!

Learn to experiment with varying chord progressions

Explore activities, tips and tricks that will help you with lyric writing

Study differing musical styles and song forms

Learn about basic home recording and producing


$36 per half hour

$72 per hour

Sarah teaches from her studios in Upwey, in the Dandenong Ranges of Melbourne.


​Call Sarah today to discuss how she can help you with your musical hopes and dreams!