Yvonne Carr studied teaching at the Kelvin Grove Teachers’ College and University of Queensland and music at the Qld Conservatorium. During her long teaching career, Yvonne taught for Education Queensland, where she was a member of the Pilot Kodaly Program. She worked as Music Advisory Teacher for Education Queensland and was involved in the Fanfare and MOST Festivals. Moving into the Private GPS Sector, Yvonne was Director of Music at St Joseph’s Gregory Terrace for 16 years and then spent 4 years as Director of Music at the Anglican Church Grammar School "Churchie", two well known GPS schools in Brisbane. Yvonne has always believed that travel and competition allow young people the opportunity to achieve greatness and learn about different cultures.