Clare is a music educator and musician who lives on the North Shore, Auckland NZ. She teaches Suzuki piano, marimba, ukulele, recorder, choir, chimes, Kodaly and Orff Schulwerk for children and adults at home, in local schools and in the community. 

Her past involved with ONZA (Orff NZ Aotearoa) saw her organizing workshops, annual marimba festivals and marimba camps for many years.

Clare has led workshops for teachers and children in NZ and Australia in Orff Schulwerk and ukulele.

Presently she teaches music at Mairangi Bay School and enjoys working with adults and teens in ukulele classes (UkuBays) and community marimba (Bays Marimba)

Clare works with Caroline Zeeman to write their own music and produce C-Change CDs and resource books. For more info @

Clare performs with the ‘North of Bombay’ Ukulele group and an acapella trio ‘Sweet Rain’.