Meet the Teachers

We are very lucky to have a very dedicated team of educators at Everest School of Music, Bray and Rathnew. Many of our teachers are multi-instrumentalists who can provide lessons in a wide range of musical disciplines.

Kevin McNamara

Teaches: Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Beginner Banjo, Ukulele & Vocal
Location: Bray
Days: Saturday & Mondays

Kevin, our longest serving teacher at the school, is a music teacher and composer with over 15 years of experience. Having studied classical piano for 10 years, and voice training, Kevin has won numerous competitions for solo voice and ensemble performance.

Nathan Nicholl

Teaches: Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo, Music Theory
Leaving / Junior cert curriculum
Location: Bray & Rathnew
Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Saturdays

Nathan believes that music is the language of the world and plays a huge part of life at every stage. He has experience teaching classical, electric and 'fun' guitar to all ages.

Jack Kelly

Teaches: Bass guitar, Guitar, Ukulele
Location: Bray
Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

Jack has been playing music for over 16 years. He has attended BIMM and achieved a level 8 course. Highly proficient in live performance, theory, technique and styles. Specializes in bass guitar.

Anne Lee

Teaches: Piano up to Grade 5 RIAM
Location: Bray
Days: Mondays, Tuesday & Wednesdays

Anne has played piano her entire life. While she focuses on beginners, she has many students pursuing graded examinations. She strives for an holistic approach when it comes to teaching.

Róisín O'Flanagáin

Teaches: Piano & Classical Singing
Location: Bray
Days: Mondays and Saturdays

Roisin graduated from the DIT Conservatory having studied voice & piano. Her teaching approach is greatly influenced by music educators such as Kodaly, Dalcroze, and Orff. Using solfa, rhythm instruments, movement and most importantly FUN, she creates an active music making environment which incorporates literacy in an accessible way.

Keith Pogue

Teaches: Drums, Percussion & Cajon
Location: Bray
Days: Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays

Keith has over 30 years experience. He has been involved in many bands which have given him the opportunity to play pop, rock blues, jazz musicals, Christian music as well as in major events. Has has been teaching drums since 2011 and absoluetly loves watching his students develop.

Shea Tohill

Teaches: Acoustic & Classical guitar, Electric guitar, Ukulele & Bass, Piano.
Location: Bray
Days: Wednesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays

Shea has a degree in Commercial Modern Music from BIMM Dublin and is a grade 8 RockSchool certified guitarist.  His enthusiastic and personal approach to teaching is aimed at inspiring and helping is students develop a love for music.

Gabriele Dikciute

Teaches: Piano, Cello, Violin & Vocals
Location: Bray
Days: Wednesday & Saturday

Gabriele recently finished her Bachelor Degree in cello performance at the Royal Irish Academy of Music with a First Class honours. She has performed with all major Irish orchestras and is actively playing with different ensembles around Ireland. As a soloist she performed with Vilnius Chamber Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland and took part in various concerts and festivals in USA and Europe. Having participated in many masterclasses worldwide Gabriele gained a lot of experience in teaching multiple instruments, such as piano, cello and violin.

Dave Long

Teaches: Drums & Guitar
Location: Bray
Days: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
Dave has nearly 2 decades of performing as a multi-instrumentalist and song-writer. While drums are his main passion, he plays guitar, bass, and ukulele. He received his HDip in Ballyfermot College in 2010 with distinction in all his classes. His style is fresh and lively! 


Rachel O'Hara

Teaches: Piano
Location: Rathnew
Days: Thursdays

Rachel O’Hara is a classical pianist from Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow. She is currently studying with Prof. Thérѐse Fahy at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and is in her 2 nd year of the Bachelor in Music Performance. Last year she undertook a Diploma in Music Teaching and Performance at RIAM. Rachel is a multiple prizewinner at many national competitions, and has performed in numerous venues including the John Field Room in the National Concert Hall.
In 2019 she won the prestigious Nordell Cup at the Feis Ceoil. Rachel is a passionate performer and teacher, having participated in masterclasses with internationally renowned musicians, including Irish pianist John O’Conor.

Kyllian Nicholl

Teaches: Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin
Location: Bray
Days: Monday & Tuesdays

Kyllian has played music all his life. He has working knowledge of various instruments and believes music is about fun and exploration.

"Music and Rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul" Plato     

Evangeline Mulholland-Cummins

Teaches: Vocals, Piano, Theory, Composition, Guitar
Location: Bray
Days: Mon, Tues, Wed. Thursday, Friday & Saturday
Evie is a highly experienced multi-instrumentalist and tutor with a passion for every aspect of music. She aims to equip students with the performance, composition and theoretical skills that will see them excel, regardless of the path they take in music. She's a highly engaging teacher, who thrives on teaching in a one-to-one environment.


Agnieszka Bialek

Teaches: Piano, Flute, Music Theory
Location: Bray
Days: Wednesdays
Agnieszka Bialek has been teaching for the past 9 years in Austria, Poland and Ireland, working with both children and adults. She graduated with a master degree with first-class honours from the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. She focuses on teaching one-to-one, giving piano lessons, flute lessons, and aural training courses online as well as in music schools and her students' homes. She always searches for the most optimal teaching approach and repertoire which truly resonates with each unique student, and is happy to include in her lessons a wide variety of music ranging from movie themes to classical pieces, pop songs and improvisation. 

Meghan Mc Kenna

Teaches: Piano, Vocal
Location: Bray

Megan has achieved grade 8 in Vocals from Trinity Guildhall and is currently studying Commercial Modern Music in BIMM Dublin. She also teaches beginner piano and keyboard. She has been a member of and co-ordinator for her local youth choir. Her teaching encourages originality in performance and styles.