Bill holds a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Colorado at Boulder (1975), a Master
of Arts, Preliminary (1982) from LaTrobe University majoring in music composition and analysis,
and a PhD in Music Education (2006) from Monash University, where he was a lecturer and teaching
fellow from 1997-99.
He has lectured at Melbourne, Monash and RMIT Universities and the
Australian Catholic University (ACU). From 1998-2004 Bill developed and lectured a unit in
multimedia and new media production for Monash’s Faculty of Information Technology at Monash–
Clayton. At RMIT University (2000-04) Bill was Acting Program Director of the Bachelor of Music
Industry Studies, the Graduate Certificate & Graduate Diploma of Visual and Performing Arts and
the GradCert, GradDip and Master of Arts Administration courses and lectured units within each of
At the Australian Catholic University – Melbourne (2007-15) he was the lecturer-in-
charge of the Graduate Diploma in Education (Music) and Master of Teaching–Secondary (Music)
courses and from 2012-18 he lectured in music pedagogy at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music,
Patrice Marshall graduated from Melbourne University with Mus. Bac., Dip. Ed., majoring in piano. She also obtained a Bandmaster's Diploma and enjoyed playing in brass bands. She worked for many years in secondary education including instrumental teaching and accompanying choirs and musicals. She was also an accompanist for AMEB examinations and for many years, conducted a church choir.Having retired from full time work, Patrice now enjoys accompanying work with choirs.