Piano Lessons with Jo Cresswell @ Queanbeyan


Jo Cresswell is now teaching piano and keyboard at Queanbeyan on Mondays through to Thursdays.

Piano lessons are available for children and adults, beginners to intermediate. We can work with written music or play by ear, and as well as Celtic style piano Jo can teach you melody and accompaniment styles. Guaranteed painless tuition! Come and share a joyful, creative space.

$30 per half hour lesson

Phone Jo on 0420 769 449 or email jo@jocresswell.com to organise a lesson time.

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Jo has her own website: http://www.jocresswell.com  – where you can check out her teaching, performances, and her lovely CD Elysium (on which Dave plays).

You also might be interested in her Walking Tours in France. Her 2015 tour combines both walking and being a yoga retreat.


Vin Garbutt New CD

Whilst overseas last year, Dave recorded with folk legend Vin Garbutt, and the resulting CD is now able to be pre-ordered.

The New CD – Synthetic Hues

9th October 2014

The New CD - Synthetic Hues photo

AT LAST! The long awaited new CD from Vin is days away. ‘Synthetic Hues’ an album of  classic Vin Garbutt songs plus some outstanding songs from other writers that Vin has collected. Thirteen tracks altogether, songs that you will recognise from Vin’s  live performances and  the odd surprise such as the famous Eric Bogle song ‘No Man’s Land’. Vin is beautifully accompanied by musicians Stewart Hardy on fiddle, multi instrumentalist Becky Taylor, Dave O’Neill on mandolin and Kristen Peacock on piano. Resulting in a full rich sound evoking feelings from anger to tenderness. Vin has always been a master at recognising the quality and promise in a song at first hearing, often at a folk club and four such songs are given the full Garbutt treatment on this album. Of course the quality of his own songs live up to expectations, cleverly crafted and heartfelt.

My Eldorado/The Lass Of Cockerton/ From The Diary Of A Northumberland  Miner/The Black Poplar/The Caver’s Song/If/The Kipple Bat/Teesbay/Teacher From Persia/Your welcome Was So Warm/The Falllen Of Fulstow/No Man’s Land/The College.

Click here to order your copy!

The Dave O’Neill Band

Dave O’Neill and Jo Cresswell have formed a dance band called ‘The Dave O’Neill Band’.

Dave – fiddle, Jo – keyboards, and we’ll bring in others dependent on the gig/muso availability.

We’re looking for opportunities to play Canberra and interstate and for festivals.

Shoot us an email if you’d like to book us or partner up in any way.