STUDIO 57 is interested in your passion for music, and where you see yourself going as a musician, because at Studio 57, we believe we can help you get there.


Studio 57 has created a teaching complex on the premises with full reverse cycle air conditioned rooms and are fully equipped with gear to help you sound your best, our rates are very affordable, and our teaching hours can be set to a time that suits you.

Our lessons are one on one and the teachers are all experienced players with not only the academic side but real life music industry experience. GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS AND PERCUSSION, KEYBOARD, SAXOPHONE, VOCALS, DJEMBE and many other lessons are all available.

 Our current group of students range between 10 and 65 years of age. As a group of players, they have a diverse range of tastes and levels they are aspiring to. Some are into the great Acoustic Singer/Songwriters, some are into Blues and Roots, R & B, Jazz, Flamenco, Metal, Grunge, Hard Rock, Folk, etc, and they are all progressing nicely, mostly because they have a passion for the styles they like, and the instrument itself. If you are keen to play we are keen to show you how. 

 Our Rates for lessons are: $35 per 1/2 hour lesson.


PH: 0418 653 079

Call us to Book PH: 0418 653 079


Marc Malliate


Marc has been drumming for over 15 years and has loved every minute of it. In this time he has been lucky enough to tour professionally, both around Australia and Internationally. He currently plays for pop act The Never Ever, Sydney percussion ensemble B'tutta, The Sydney Drum Squad and roving jazz group Hot Potato. He loves teaching and always aims to get the most out of his students. 


Blain Cunneen


Blain has been teaching guitar for several years now, for all levels of ability. He prides himself on a strong versatility in his playing, and this certainly comes out in his teaching. Conversant in a variety of styles, his methods are bound to please any budding student.  Blain is a working musician, playing regular gigs at some of Sydney's most renowned venues, but whilst performing is a large passion of his, his teaching continues to thrive. This is through the implementation of a good understanding of musicology and practicality, as well as a strong knowledge of music theory in his students.

Nick Watson

Guitar, Music Theory, HSC Music

Nick has been teaching guitar for more than 30 years and has diverse experience performing in many different musical ensembles, from rock bands and duos to small and large jazz groups. He is a professional guitar tutor and performer with a diverse educational background and varied performing experience stretching from rock to classical, jazz and blues. Nick can personalise repertoire and teaching strategies for students of all ages and levels - from beginners to advanced.


Ryan Sorenson

Guitar, Bass, Drums, Music Theory, Composition, HSC Music

Ryan has taught music for over 5 years privately covering students from beginner to advance, regardless of age. Ryan believes in balancing fun with a personally created curriculum for each student, totally dependant upon their own goals. His main musical passions outside of teaching are in the areas of composition and song writing (particularly for film). He has extensive live performance experience stemming from a strong education through multiple tours of Cuba with the Kirrawee High school Stage band, playing in various corporate cover groups, musical pits as well as in the past being involved with many original music acts such as My Perfect Sunday, A Girls Gun, Don't hit Ron, Ruby Fields, Kingston County, Jackie Brown Jr, Hustle Mama and many more.


Ava Levin

Vocal Coach

A passionate musician and an enthusiastic teacher who drives her students to be confident and energetic, not just on the stage.
After completing a Bachelor of Music at JMC Academy in 2014 she has been an independent vocal coach for students of all ages and experience.
"Through years of teaching many students at different levels of music, she has learnt a lot about herself as a musician and a teacher.
"Singing to me is the most perfect means of expression. It is so spontaneous".

Scott McDonald

Drums, Music Theory, HSC Music

Scott has played music professionally for 20 years with the likes of Jon English. 
He teaches Music in high schools and has completed his university degree.
A well rounded player with live on stage experience as well as his teaching.

Fab Omodei


Fab has spent the last 20 years playing in all directions of music in many parts of the world. He has been lucky enough to make a good living from his drumming ability and has travelled to many different countries while enjoying the fruits of music.
He has also spent a lot of time recording and playing with bands such as THE ANGELS, RED PHOENIX, DOUG WILLIAMS, DENI HINES, THE DIVA'S, SHANNON NOLL, AND MANY MORE.

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The Hummers
2017-09-26, 19:24
Spent a thoroughly enjoyable day with Marc at Studio 57. What a pleasure and what a professional. Marc treated us like musos and the end result made u...
John Craig
2017-07-19, 11:04
We just started lessons this term upon a recommendation. Definitely the best decision we have made. Thank you Studio 57 for the creative vibes.
Roger Nevel
2017-05-25, 20:44
Clean, friendly, affordable. Best studio in Sydney.