Meet Our Staff

  • Bernadette Clegg

    Bernadette is a Mum of 3 and has a degree in Special Education. She has worked in Early Childhood Developmental Centres and various Special Schools throughout Brisbane. She is passionate about supporting parents by providing a quality music program that emphasises child development. Bernadette can make a mean creme brule and at night, moonlights as a Ninja. 

    - Founder & Director / Teacher at Paddington on Friday
  • JACQUELINE Conway

    Jacqueline is an experienced Senior Executive Assistant and Administration Coordinator, has over 10 years of knowledge relating to executive support / administrative duties and studied a Bachelors Degree of Information Technology. While juggling her young Son, Jacqueline is also an integrated part of Making Rainbows, overseeing the administration and day-to-day operations of the business and acts as Bernadette’s 2ic. Jacqueline also enjoys Piña Coladas and walks in the rain. 

    - Administration Manager
  • Davina Bartels

    A wonderful Mum of three school-aged children, Davina is an Accountant/Auditor with over 20 years experience, has a Business Degree majoring in Accounting and is a member of CPA Australia.
    She enjoys going to the Theatre, learning to play the violin, pranking friends and dancing in the dark (she’s a regular at No Lights No Lycra).

    - Accountant
  • Kelly Burstow

    A super mum of four amazing children, World Vision Ambassador and founder of the Be A Fun Mum online community, Kelly has 9 years experience in the content creation, public relations and marketing fields. She’s worked with brands like Disney, Lego, Hasbro, Big W, Ford and Pumpkin Patch, and her writing has been featured in various Australian magazines and newspapers. Kelly joins the Making Rainbows team to combine her skills and passion for investing in the lives of children. She’s never outgrown her love for Cookie Monster.

    - Marketing Manager
  • Miss Kass

    Miss Kass is a mum of two little ones and has a bachelor degree in primary teaching. Kass believes in encouraging young children to learn through music and play at their own pace. She loves watching her students grow and learn through new experiences. Her kind and friendly nature makes her a beautiful early childhood educator.

    - Teacher at Bridgeman Downs, Lawnton & North Lakes
  • Miss Juliette

    Loves cuddling little babies and children! She’s bubbly, warm, friendly and has a passion for early-childhood development and is majoring in this field in her post-graduate research. Miss Juliette has worked as a private music teacher for children and is currently studying a Bachelor of Music. 

    - Teacher at Springfield Lakes & Ascot
  • Miss Tish

    Miss Tish has over 4 years  experience as a lead educator working within early childhood centers, so understands children’s early learning milestones and the importance of sensory play. She has a Diploma of Children’s Services, has 8th grade singing qualifications, has an outgoing and energetic personality and is always smiling! Miss Tish is also an experienced Nanny, so can relate to the trickiness of raising children!   

    - Teacher at Toowoomba
  • Miss Crystal

    Currently studying a Bachelor of Music, to which she is following on with a Bachelor of Education. A born performer! Happy, bubbly and always smiling, the children gravitate to her! Miss Crystal is the Lead Singer in a band named the Flower Shoppé and recently performed at The Met in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley. She loves music and absolutely adores working with young children. 

    - Teacher at Gordon Park & Alderley
  • Miss Bree

    Miss Bree has completed her AMusA diploma of performance in Voice and a Bachelor of Primary Education. She’s worked in Kindy and Primary years’ classrooms teaching music and voice, piano and guitar. Miss Bree absolutely lives for music education “believing in the power of musical environments to engage children of all ages to achieve specific developmental and educational goals!” 

    - Teacher at Mt Ommaney, Forest Lake, New Farm & Mansfield
  • Miss Johanna

    Completed a Bachelor of Music and is in the process of finishing her Masters in Teaching. Miss Johanna is dedicated and passionate about exposing young children to the benefits of music and sensory play; and has experience teaching early childhood music programs within day care centres across Brisbane. A seasoned musician herself, in her own two-piece live band, she performs regularly at weddings, functions and other live venues. 

    - Teacher at Everton Park & Wynnum West
  • Miss Renee

    A proficient musician and performer! In her own time, she regularly has jamming sessions and performs live at establishments and private functions. A wonderful Mum of one, she adores playing music, singing and dancing at home with her little guy! 

    - Teacher at Morningside & East Brisbane
  • Miss Charlotte

    Has worked with young children and babies from when she was only a young lady herself! Youth Group Leader, expert Piano and Singing Teacher and is always looking for ways to incorporate her skills into her daily life. Miss Charlotte is an absolute go-getter, a gun on the ukulele, but most importantly, loves to have fun and completely absorbs herself into her Making Rainbows sessions. 

    - Teacher at Paddington on Monday, Underwood & SFL on Friday