The Wollongong Conservatorium is proud to employ over fifty extremely qualified and talented staff – from the teachers to the administration staff, all are dedicated to the musical education of the Illawarra.


Administration and Finance

Chief Executive Officer
Joe Gaudiosi

Assistant Director
Luke Tierney

HR/Finance Manager
Pawan Bhatta

Enrolments Officer
Paul Spencer

Administration Officer
Julia Schira

Administration Assistant
Tess Burgess

Administration Assistant
Birgitta Smith



ChiME Coordinator
Janet Andrews

Head of Jazz Program
Eric Dunan

Head of Band Programs
David Rooney

Head of Guitar
Luke Tierney

Head of Piano
Brad Baker

Head of Strings
Scott Taggart

Head of Voice
Trish Delaney-Brown

Head of Woodwind
Nigel Edwards