Kathryn Raats Founding Director - West Coast Music School


Founding Director & Piano Teacher

Kathryn is the Founding Director of WCMS with an immense passion for tailored music education. Kathryn has close to a decade's teaching experience coupled with over 20 years practical experience. Her nurturing approaching to piano teaching allowed her to build up a private student base of close to 30 students before opening West Coast Music School. Kathryn continues to develop her musicality with Cello, Singing & Guitar.

Nina Smith - General Manager of West Coast Music School


General Manager & Piano Teacher
Nina is the General Manager of WCMS, as well as one of our much loved Piano Teachers. Nina has over 4 decades of piano experience, and after going through the AMEB process, she found her love for teaching. Nina's students love her fun, innovative approach to teaching.

Kiara Macri - West Coast Music School Manager, Singing Teacher and Piano Teacher


Manager, Singing & Piano Teacher

Kiara is a multitalented parcel of fun! As well as being a Manager, Kiara also teaches Singing and Piano. "I have been singing since before I could talk, and from an early age I have channeled my extroverted and passionate energy into music and performing. I specialise in performing arts and have completed a Certificate IV in Music Theatre at WAAPA. It is my ambition to spread encouragement and support to other young aspiring musicians. I see my students as people that I can share my passion with to help them reach their goals while they in turn help me reach mine".

Lachlan Wood - Drums Teacher and Manager at West Coast Music School


Manager & Drums Teacher

Lachlan is the head of percussion at WCMS, focusing his teaching time at North Beach and Yokine. Lachlan is also the Manager of the Butler & Currambine Studios. His cheeky, fun-loving personality coupled with his incredible ability to tailor his lessons depending on each student's requirements is what makes Lachlan one of the most highly requested teachers at WCMS. 

Caitlin Owyong - West Coast Music School Piano Teacher


Piano Teacher

Caitlin has been playing the piano since she was six years old and achieved her AMEB Grade 8 certificate in 2013. 

She has competed in numerous eisteddfods and performed in various concerts including the City of Joondalup's Sunday Serenades.

Caitlin began teaching in 2013 and continues to find joy in developing her students' skills and passion for music.

Christine Louie - Piano Teacher West Coast Music School


Piano Teacher

Christine is best know for her patient and adjustable teaching style  - focused on suiting the student's learning style, needs and goals. She is a qualified Music Therapist with the following qualifications: Bachelor of Music, Master of Music Therapy, Neurologic Music Therapy Training, AmusA. With over 9 years of teaching experience, and 2 decades of piano experience, Christine is an extremely popular teacher in the WCMS community.

Olivia Roberts - Piano Teacher West Coast Music School


Piano Teacher

Olivia is one of our most loved Piano Teachers at WCMS. Her bubbly personality ensures she is always a hit with her students. Olivia's ability to create unique outcome oriented teaching methods allows her students to move from strength to strength in a fun and empowering learning environment.  

Matt San Diego - Piano Teacher West Coast Music School


Piano Teacher

Matt's love for Piano started at a very young age, and his passion for music fueled him through school. Matt's student's love his down-to-earth personality and his ability to teach many different genres on the Piano. 

Marie Caramia - Piano and Guitar Teacher

Marie C

Piano & Guitar Teacher

Marie C's love for music is passed on through to each of her students. Being both a strong pianist and guitarist, Marie decided to follow a career in Music and has completed 2 Advanced Diploma qualifications in the field. Her nurturing approach to teaching renders Marie a very popular teacher.

Emma Hyam - Piano, Singing & Guitar Teacher West Coast Music School


Piano & Guitar Teacher

Emma has been studying Guitar, Piano and Trumpet since age 7. 

She is passionate about how music can bring so much joy to people who come from all walks of life.  She believes everyone enjoys the sharing of music, and anyone CAN LEARN to play music too! Given time, support, attention and individualised care, students can achieve and exceed their music goals! 

Emma loves to build confidence through music & believes that music has the power to be life enhancing and life changing. 

Marie Lee - Piano and Singing Teacher West Coast Music School

Marie L

Piano & Singing Teacher

Marie L's easy-going nature ensures her lessons remain the ideal place for channeling creative energy! She has an incredible skill for exploring outcome oriented teaching methods that are tailored to each student's learning style.

Jack Maher - Guitar Teacher West Coast Music School


Guitar Teacher

Jack is a very prominent Musician in the local Perth Music Scene. Recently completing a 4 year Bachelor's Degree in music from WAAPA, his thorough understanding of music ensures all his students develop a strong foundation in music theory and understanding. Not to forget that infectious laugh that keeps his lessons fun and joyous! 

Jeremy Moore - Guitar Teacher West Coast Music School


Guitar Teacher

Jeremy is very active in the Perth music scene, working hard alongside his band-mates. His rock-n-roll vibe makes him a hit with children and teens aspiring to explore music and especially the guitar!

Jake Isard - Drum Teacher West Coast Music School


Drum Teacher

Jake is the newest member of the WCMS percussion family, focusing his teaching time at the City Beach studio. His thorough understanding of music theory obtained through is Degree from WAAPA, coupled with his nurturing approaching brings huge amounts of love from all his students! 

Matthew Henry - Cello Teacher West Coast Music School


Cello Teacher

Matthew is a classically trained Cellist with experience in all aspects of Cello Performance. He is extremely talented in tailoring his teaching approach to each student, and creating a fun and interactive learning environment. His goal is to make learning the Cello fun & exciting while he guides his students through their music goals. 

Robyn Blann - Violin Teacher West Coast Music School


Violin Teacher

Robyn is an extremely talented young Violinist, having already reached Concertmaster level in her orchestral playing. Her deep understanding and love for violin is passed on to each of her students, leaving them empowered and eager to learn more!