Yvette Audain

Whitianga, Hot Water Beach or Online

Yvette is a prolific, versatile musician, composer and arranger born and based in New Zealand, having lived and worked in Auckland, Wellington and Melbourne (Australia). 

Her instruments are clarinet, saxophone, recorder and Irish whistle and she has professional experience in a variety of genres: classical, jazz, military band, Celtic-style originals, gypsy, free improvisation, salsa and many more settings beyond these.


Yvette, now based on the Coromandel Peninsula, currently teaches at several local schools as well as privately, and performs either on her own or as part of a duo with Dave Mulholland called "Yvette & Dave".


Her tutoring includes the following:


Saxophone Lessons

Clarinet Lessons

Keyboard Lessons

Piano Lessons

Recorder Lessons

Ukulele Lessons

Aural Lessons

Ensemble Coaching

Theory Lessons

Composition Lessons

Jazz Improvisation Lessons

NCEA Music Tutoring

Skype Lessons

Singing Lessons


Qualifications: Master of Music; Graduate Diploma in Teaching


Styles: Classical; jazz; contemporary; reading music and by ear


Suitability: 7 years and up


I tailor my lessons to each and every student, fundamentally believing that a comprehensive education incorporating musical literacy, playing by ear, improvisation and a diverse range of styles ultimately creates a holistic musician. Please contact me for further info including pricing.

Contact info:



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