Gandhi is a drummer from Indonesia who started playing the drums in 2006. In 2019, he came to Melbourne to pursue his music education at the Australian Institute of Music (AIM) and his music career in Australia. He plays other instruments, such as piano, guitar, and bass.
Gandhi has played and recorded drums with many bands, such as BalBat (Indonesia), LAF band (Indonesia), Good Company (Melbourne), Munkus Funkus (Melbourne), G-Tano (Melbourne), Soul Child (Melbourne), KiDMA (Melbourne), and Some Groove (Melbourne). He is a versatile drummer who can execute various genres such as Rock/Metal, Jazz, Funk, R&B, Reggae, Latin, Pop, and many more. Gandhi teaches drums from beginner to intermediate level and guitar at beginner level. He loves teaching because sharing knowledge is one of his missions for his musical journey. He also produces his original music, which you can find on SoundCloud [Gandhista].
For over 7+ years, Gandhi brought his music journey to the international level. In 2015, he travelled to Malaysia to perform in a traditional orchestra in front of thousands of audiences from 11 other countries. in 2017 to 2018, he went to Italy for a student exchange program, and he received awards in many musical events, one from the National Orchestra Competition in Milan. When Gandhi was in Italy, Gandhi collaborated with Irish musicians to perform Irish folk music for a National Cultural Event in Sardinia. In 2019, before he came to Australia, he and his orchestra won 1st place in the World Orchestra Festival in Vienna, competing with 10+ other countries worldwide.
WHAT THEY TEACH
- Bachelor of Music – The Australian Institute of Music.
Singing – Piano – Music for Autism
Jenaye has over twenty years of combined teaching, learning and performance experience.
She specializes in VCE music exams, Contemporary/Musical Theater and Jazz styles. She teaches a wide variety of music genres and styles. Along with her methods, she incorporates aspects of the renowned Estill vocal training in her teaching method.
Aside from music, Jenaye has also completed a diploma in live sound a theatre events at Box Hill Institute (2009) which has given her valuable skills for sound, lighting and technical aspects required fo live performance.
She has also completed the Support Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder’ (2015) with AMAZE Autism Victoria and believes that music education should be available to every person. This is why Replay Music Academy not only offers lessons and support to students on the spectrum.
To finish her list of education, Jenaye has also completed an extensive studio operation and business degree equivalent to an MBA but designed specifically for studio business with Studio Expansion (2020).
While she loves the performance aspect of music you will not see Jenaye performing very often anymore. As the director and founder of Replay Music Academy, she is immersed in running the academy and is more likely to be seen writing curriculum overtaking the stage these days.
WHAT THEY TEACH
Jenaye teaches singing, piano, and music for Autism.
- Bachelor of Music – Singing Major, from Melbourne Polytechnic (2014)
- Diploma of Live Sound & Theatre Events from Box Hill Institute (2009)
- Support Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder program with AMAZE Autism Victoria (2015)
- Studio Operations with Studio Expansion (2020)
She aims to teach students to become well-rounded musicians and believes it is essential to take care in learning about each student’s individual musical desires and finding a way to provide every student with the information and skills they need to enjoy music for years to come.