Jodie graduated form the university of NSW with a Bachelor of Music /Bachelor of Education in 1995. In 2002, she completed a two-year Master of music (choral conducting) at Florida State University USA, under the direction of Dr. Andre Thomas and Professor Rodney Eichenberger. While there, she was Assistant Conductor of the University Philharmonia Orchestra, Assistant Conductor of the Men’s’ Glee Club, and Musical Director for the FSU production of The Music Man. She was also Music Director of Calvary United Methodist Church in Tallahasse.
Jodie is currently teaching music at Meridien School Sydney, directing three choral ensembles and teaching classroom music, she conducts Shore Symphony Orchestra and freelances for community choirs and ensembles.
As a committee member of ANCA, Jodie has organised and tutored in choral conducting workshops and festivals, and she has led conducting group tuition at five ACCET summer schools.