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Ted Kusano

Ted Kusano

Ted Kusano commenced tutoring Flute and Saxophone students at The Lane Cove Music and Cultural Centre in 2017 , he is also a Professional Instrument Repairer running his own business in Artarmon NSW

Ted greatly enjoys interaction with and giving back to his local community. Ted teaches music because he loves it. Nothing makes Ted happier than seeing children actively learning and enjoying their musical experiences. He is very passionate about making sure that they have good instruments. He likes to say "You cannot go anywhere with flat tyres on a car" and an instrument is the same. Ted encourages his students to understand that regular practice and participation are very important to their individual progress.

Ted Kusano

Flute and Saxophone Teacher


Ted was born and grew up in Japan. He has always enjoyed music, while completing his school studies he learned the saxophone for six years in Junior School, then during High School he discovered  Jazz Band and Big Band which he really embraced as a young musician.  While at University, in Tokyo, Ted was and active participant in the Yamaha Meguro Concert Band.

In 1988 Ted moved to Australia, settling in Sydney, where he became a Music teacher and Professional Instrument Repairer.  Over the years Ted has taught music in the Chatswood area and been a part of the Lane Cove Concert Band while working for some of the top instrument repair shops and retailers.