Deborah SmithDeborah Smith

Deborah Smith is the author of the highly successful "Musicianship and Aural Training for the Secondary School" series of music texts and compact discs, designed around the pedagogical principles of Kodály Music Education.

Deborah began her music career as a clarinettist before discovering a passion for teaching others about music. Her numerous teaching experiences include classroom music teacher at Clayfield College, QLD, Head of Junior School Music, Scotch College, VIC, Director of Music at Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School and at Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School, VIC. She has developed and implemented successful, fully aural based programs for students from Kinder to VCE.

Deborah is in constant demand for conference presentations, lectures, workshops and aural training sessions to music students, teachers and student-teachers where her informative, enthusiastic and entertaining style has always been well received.