At Both Worlds School of Music the teachers are both formally trained and have real and current industry experience.

Receive AMEB classical lessons with University accredited teachers or unlock the secrets of modern methods

by taking lessons with experienced professionals who currently work in the industry.


All our teachers have current 'Working with Children' Certificates


Danul Stewart

Director/Teacher at Both Worlds School of Music - Danul Stewart has 18 years experience in private teaching in all styles of guitar and bass with students aged 4 to 50.

Having worked both as a high school teacher/private tutor and also as a session musician/producer, Danul is able to present a well rounded musical education for students ranging from beginners to more advanced musicians who are serious about developing their career. 

Danul's extensive experience as a working musician is coupled with formal education having completed a Bachelor of Music, AMEB grade certificates and more.

With both recording and live session work experience, Danul knows the skills that need to be developed for budding musicians to function in todays music industry.

Danul has played throughout Australia and on X-Factor, toured with an Aria Award winning artist and performed alongside the best session musicians such as the band from ‘The Voice’.

Learn the skills to not only master your instrument but to become a professional musician.


Sammii is a passionate singer, songwriter & performer, and holds a Bachelor of Music from the Australian Institute of Music.

With years of experience as a professional performer in a variety of settings, Sammii is a member of a touring band as lead singer, as well as performing regularly at various venues throughout Sydney.

With experience performing a wide variety of genres, but a particular love of jazz, soul, folk, indie & pop music, she is a teacher who is dedicated to helping students find their authentic voice. 

Sammii is also able to mentor students who are interested in songwriting, coach students who wish to work on their live performance skills, and teach beginner keyboard & ukulele lessons for students who wish to learn to accompany themselves, or pick up a new instrument

Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Classical Guitar, Bass, Drums, Piano/Keyboard and Band Sessions

Sammii O'Rourke

Singing, Songwriting, Piano/Keyboard, Ukulele and performance coach

Dr. Alison Liew Stewart

Clarinet, Piano, Music therapist

and spec co-ordinator

Alison is a registered music therapist who is passionate about promoting early child development and the parent-child bond through music. She has completed a PhD in music therapy (focusing on play songs, lullabies and mother-infant attachment), a Masters in Creative Music Therapy and Bachelor of Music Education.

In addition to her academic work, Alison is a multi-instrumentalist proficient in singing, piano, guitar and clarinet. Ali practices music therapy, teaches for the music therapy course at University of Western Sydney and is a mother of one.