Dr Karen Anne Lonsdale
DMA, Meisterklassendiplom, GradCertEd, GradDipMus, BMus, LMusA, AMusA

Member of the Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare (ASPAH)
Member of the Queensland Music Teachers' Association (QMTA)
Member of the Queensland Flute Guild (QFG)
Leader Member of Musicians Australia (MA)

Blue Card: 855/7 (Queensland)
Working With Children Check: 2006137E (New South Wales)

  • Face-to-face individual lessons (Greater Brisbane - South)

  • Online flute lessons (via Zoom) (Students from outside Greater Brisbane are welcome.  

I teach:

  • Flute

  • Recorder

  • Singing

  • Music Theory

Examining Boards:

While I understand and respect other teachers' reasons for offering 'trial lessons' I do not personally think it is a fair way to choose a teacher or student.   All primary and high school and adult beginner students must enrol for a minimum of one term (10 weeks).  I do offer individual consultation lessons for tertiary music students, and other advanced musicians who are working towards specific goals. 


I am a highly experienced music educator and performer, having worked in the following roles:



Prospective Students 

Prospective students need to submit one to two short examples of their playing via a video link, as well as provide clear goals that they are working towards (e.g. exams, secondary or tertiary entrance auditions, concert performances, orchestral or ensembles auditions).   Please fill in this application form, and I will reply to you as soon as possible.

Application Form for Prospective Students

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