Academie Garnet

A place of Knowledge & Learning

Music education from early learning to graduate & post graduate studies

A lifetime of musical excellence, creative flight and inspirational teaching

Academie Garnet aims to: 

  • educate the whole student 

  • build confidence through learning and understanding

  • set achievable goals and aims for each student within sensible timelines

  • encourage performance through examinations, eisteddfods, recitals and informal gatherings

  • develop technical facility through a variety of exercises and selected pieces

  • develop interpretive ability and an understanding of musical repertoire

  • develop students' skills to their best ability for AMEB and VCE examinations

  • provide support for alternate studies and the IB syllabus 

  • encourage students to share their gifts and talents


Helen Lovass is a highly experienced professional educator with a common sense approach to learning practical skills and theoretical study

Observation and quiet accomplishment accumulate in life’s experiences …

She is proud of the large number of students who have achieved great success in their examinations, competitions, school scholarship examinations as well as outstanding performances on stage and in concert’.


The Academie specialises in individual tuition in Pianoforte, Singing, Diploma studies,

Music Theory, History, Analysis and Personal, Career & Voice counselling.

Helen’s career has embraced:  

  • 22 years as Director of Music at St Catherine’s School, Toorak;

  • Lead classroom positions with the Education Department, Victoria;

  • Level Co-ordinator, Senior School Classroom, Choral and specialist music teaching at Methodist Ladies College, Kew;

  • Chairman of Examiners for VCE Music;

  • Examiner for VCE Music;

  • Chairman of Music assessment committees;

  • Pianoforte Examiner AMEB Victoria;

  • Scholarship assessment and adjudication;

  • Orchestral and Choral Director and Conductor;

  • Studio recording and audio production; 

  • Management, Counselling and organizational skills and guidance;

  • Performances in Australia and Internationally



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