Susie is a music and movement educator, Orff practitioner, jazz musician, composer and has a Master of Education degree with honours from the University of Melbourne.
According to his business card Phil holds a "Bachelor of Hearts with a Degree of Humour". He has been composing and performing since an early age, playing guitar and percussion, as well as singing in many bands. Phil is also an accomplished motivational speaker and humourist, script and songwriter as well as a dynamic and high calibre MC. He also has a strong background in sales working in both retail and wholesale for many years and is currently the part time Franchise Development Manager for 'Mini Maestros' who provide music programs for 6 months to 5 year olds. They also use a lot of Susie and Phil's music in their programs. (Check 'Mini Maestros' out under 'Links')
Together Susie and Phil have presented and conducted professional development workshops for teachers throughout Australia, New Zealand, Europe, USA, Canada and Asia as well as the renowned Orff Institute in Salzburg, Austria.
Susie and Phil have presented workshops and concerts at the International Society of Music Education (ISME) conferences in Spain, Malaysia and Italy as well as presenting at the American AOSA conference in San Jose in 2007.