Meet the TEam


Meet the Team


Music Teacher


Mr Giffney studied with Rae de Lisle and Ashley Wass and received his Masters of Music with Distinction, majoring in Performance Piano, from the Royal College of Music. Mr Giffney also plays the classical accordion, he gained twelfth place in the Accordion World Championship in Shanghai and has twice been the South Pacific and New Zealand Open champion.   

Mr Giffney worked with community music initiative, Sistema Aotearoa, for six years teaching group strings and designing music theory curriculum for children in an under-privileged area of Auckland. Before joining Kensington Wade in 2021, he held Head of Music positions at St Martin’s School Mill Hill and Cameron Vale School.