Meet Our Team

Celia Williamson
Co-director | H.O.D. Music | Music Tutor

Celia has lived in Hamilton all her life, raising six children and currently has 12 grandchildren! She is very passionate about family, and has always been able to make anyone she meets feel a part of hers. She has spent the past 20 years teaching in the classroom and as a music specialist in schools, helping train Music Teachers in the Waikato, and helping to plan and implement professional development and support for teachers in the greater Waikato Area. She was also on the New Zealand Music Education Board (MENZA) for a time.
 

"Music has been a huge part of my life. As long as I am hearing, playing or teaching music I am excited!”

                                                                        - Celia Williamson

Kim Williamson
Co-director | H.O.D. Art | Art Tutor

Kim completed a Bachelor of Media Arts at Wintec in 2014, majoring in Painting and Illustration. She then returned to postgraduate study while working at Excite and graduated with First Class Honors in Painting in 2019. From the time she was young, Kim has been influenced by the arts and now loves to find creative new ways to share and teach her passions in the arts to others.

 

Kim heads up the Art Team, does all our graphics and maintains our website, and many other jobs around Excite.

Ashiya Inglis
Art Assistant
Amy Chaplow
Reception | Art Assistant
Kylie Fisher
Art Tutor
Administration
Vasa Faaosofia
H.O.D. Vocals | Vocal Tutor
Sherrie Roue-Walker
Theatre + Vocal Tutor
Drew Carter
Drum + Guitar Tutor
Mitch Walker
Drum + Guitar Tutor
Sam Knox
Drum + Guitar Tutor
Ruth Germon
Drum + Guitar Tutor
Ann Speed
Violin Tutor
Nuwan Vithanange
Violin + Piano Tutor
Joshua Dawson
Piano Tutor
Elizabeth Glass
Piano + Vocal Tutor
Music Therapy + Dance Tutor
Johanna Claus
Lance Uerata
Hip Hop Tutor
Holly Minchington
Dance Tutor
Erika Duerre
Dance Tutor
Sam Eva
Art Tutor
Emma Wallace
Art Tutor
Payton Davys-Olsen
Art Assistant
e: admin@exciteacademy.com

ph: (07) 444 5047
a: 29 Gilchrist Street, Avalon, Hamilton, 3288
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OPENING HOURS:

 

Mon - Thurs:  10.00am - 6.00pm

Fri - Sat:  9.00am - 3.00pm

​Sunday:  Closed

To find us follow the directions below:

- Follow the main signs to Wintec

- Turn LEFT into Akoranga Road at first roundabout

- Turn LEFT into Gilchrist Street at the second roundabout

- Drive past Wintec Carpark on right

- Turn RIGHT in open gate where big signage is

    and follow the green arrows

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