Hi, I’m Jill Argyle. I have taught on the Gold Coast for over 30 years as Jill Argyle and before that as Jill Yakimoff. I trained in England under concert pianists Denis Matthews and Brenda McDermott and have a degree in music and a licentiate piano diploma.
I teach piano lessons to children aged 3 years and up, all styles from jazz to classical. I am very excited to be now working under the Music Adventures banner. Music Adventures perfectly epitomises the wonderful journey on which music takes us through life. Expect the unexpected, delight in the many surprises and overcome the many challenges!
We encourage children to sit examinations when they are ready but it is not compulsory. AMEB and ABRSM examinations are offered, and other boards by request. I hope this site will provide an introduction for new students and useful information for my existing pupils and their families.
My husband John has agreed to take on advanced pupils, pupils working for their diplomas, or university students wishing to maintain their music studies.
John has many fine credentials. He trained at the Royal Academy of Music in London and worked at Windsor Grammar School and Eton before coming to Australia.
He has taught music at Launceston Church Grammar School and was head of music at Caulfield Grammar before finishing his teaching career at All Saints Anglican School here on the Gold Coast. He is presently organist at Trinity Anglican Mission in Robina.
We both hold blue cards.