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About Us

Notable Notes was established in 2011 by Neridah Oostenbroek. Neridah's work as a string teacher prompted her to start writing and composing music that she could use in her own ensembles. Primarily focused towards school aged ensembles, Neridah's compositions promote the enjoyment of music through captivating and exciting melodies. The works share the melodic interest between all the parts throughout the piece to keep the students focused and involved in the music and also to challenge their technical and musical skills.

The string orchestra works comprise of a variety of levels and styles to appeal to a wide range of students. Some of the pieces have been selected as set pieces for festivals and have been used in schools and workshops around Australia.

Neridah Oostenbroek

Neridah has been teaching strings and classroom music in Brisbane for over 20 years. She learnt both violin and piano from a young age and went on to achieve her LMus A in both instruments. She graduated with a BMus (violin) and a Master of Philosophy in Violin Performance from University of Queensland under Sprios Rantos and also has a Graduate Diploma of Secondary Education.


Neridah regularly performs as a freelance violinist with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and also other chamber music groups in Brisbane. She is in demand as a conductor for workshops, camps and tutorials and works as a piano accompanist for music and ballet exams. She is also an examiner for the QLD branch of the AMEB.


Neridah is passionate about music education. She is an active member of the Qld branch of the Australian String Association. She currently teaches violin and viola at several schools within Brisbane and also teaches at her private home studio. 

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