Maddy was born into a family of musicians and music teachers alike, with both her parents being successful singer/songwriters and performers. She grew up singing and performing with her family and soon began teaching herself a range of instruments. When Maddy finished high school, she began managing and performing in her own band ‘Wishful’, and released two EPs of original music. Maddy has worked as a full-time musician for the last two years, having toured through Europe, Australia and New Zealand as a backing singer for blues artist CW Stoneking. She also sings and plays keys for Dan Kelly, Chris Watts, and Saatsuma.
Maddy is currently studying her Bachelor in Primary Education, and has worked in both primary and pre-school environments. In 2012, Maddy worked as a dance and drama teacher for students aged 3-12 with ‘The Little Theatre Company’, and there she discovered her love for working with children. Maddy has performed in a number of children’s theatre shows, including “Go Away Mr Worrythoughts” which has toured Victoria for the past four years and Sausage Dog Production’s “A Pocketful of Joy” which was shown at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and Melbourne Comedy Festival.
Maddy is excited to be a part of Mini Maestros because it merges her love of teaching children with her passion of music and performance. She has always incorporated the arts into each of her teaching experiences, with the belief that early exposure to music has a significant influence on how children learn and grow in both confidence and communication skills. Mini Maestros allows Maddy to share her love of music with children and parents in a supportive and engaging environment.
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