General testimonials

“Thank you for being so incredibly inspirational. The world is a better place because of Susie and Phil.” Hannerlie Peck “Susie and Phil are generous folk who give their all to help music educators. Real gems!” Louise Lindsay “Thankyou to both Susie and Phil for a fun-filled, revitalising, inspiring and musically awakening experience over the last 4 days. I’ve really enjoyed every minute of it!” Julia Trifonov “Susie and Phil.

Jill- Hobart

Thank you Susie and Phil, I thoroughly enjoyed watching you both in action again. My students are really enjoying Desmond the Dinosaur at the moment – I look forward to the tips on classroom management of getting little ones onto the instruments in your Early Childhood courses. I am so inspired by you both and have used many of your songs over the years with much success and joy! Thank.

Julie Burnett, Music Teacher, Southport State School, Gold Coast

Susie and Phil, I would like to say to you both…….. THANK YOU. I am a primary school music teacher, I have all your books and I use your repertoire constantly. The children love the songs and activities. You both do GREAT WORK in Music Education.

Kerry Browning, TAS

“Susie and Phil MUST be congratulated on their ability to be so vibrant and entertaining to other music people. They obviously love their life and are an inspiration to all people around them.We all learnt so much and especially lots of new ways to inspire our students.” – Kerry Browning, Music Teacher, Tasmania.

Angela Chapman, TAS

“As a practicing music teacher in schools for the last fourteen years, I have found the resources put out by Welcome to Music absolutely invaluable. I love the Orff approach, and Susie and Phil’s resources take this approach and make it amazingly easy, fun and accessible for all ages and types of children.” – Angela Chapman, Launceston Preparatory School, Tasmania

Sarah Golding

“Hi Susie and Phil, I don’t believe we’ve ever met, but I just wanted to say thank you for your music. I love singing, and when I was in primary school my mother (Martina Golding, who is a primary school music teacher) had a CD of your songs that I loved! So much so that when I was twelve years old I insisted to our music teacher Pauline Greaves that.

Amelia Busby, ACU student

“I would just also like to say, your music classes have made my placement experience so worthwhile. There were many situations where the staff in my room asked me to run group time and sing songs with the children, and with my confidence levels already peaking from your classes, I found this task extremely easy and enjoyable. I was able to demonstrate new dance moves and introduce new songs to.

Lynne Pilbrow, Music Educator, Canberra

“And I just have to say Susie – that you and Phil are gurus to me! I think you both deserve Australian of the Year titles for all you have contributed to the cause of music in Australia (and beyond), and if it wasn’t for your entrepreneurial visions and production of your resources, our country would be a much poorer place. You have both contributed an amazing music legacy, and.

Shelli Morse, CAP Consultant

“The Welcome to Music Program delivered at our Country Areas Program teachers’ workshop was outstanding. Our teachers gained practical and valuable knowledge and skills which were easily transferred to the classroom. I would highly recommend this program for all preschool to primary teachers who are looking to enhance their music program. We look forward to working with Phil in future Northern CAP initiatives.”