Whether you're looking for a professional Career in singing or just for fun, The Australian Company of Performing Arts provides you with the opportunity to undertake vocal lessons privately or in our performance teams.
Our highly qualified vocal coaches are fun, friendly and inviting. They are hired to ensure that you see improvement from the moment you walk in the door. Work on your vocal range and breathing technique to ensure you develop enough control whilst singing in order to maximise your performance. Our staff are experienced in various styles whether that be MUSICAL THEATRE, POP, RNB or JAZZ. In addition to the vocal technique being developed in lessons, we further your education with performance training which includes: microphone technique, confidence, stage presence and so much more. Its an over all package to make you a great singer!
WE STRIVE TO GIVE EVERY VOCAL STUDENT THE TOOLS, ADVICE AND EDUCATION TO HELP THEM ACHIEVE THEIR GOALS!
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Erin is studying a Bachelor of Jazz Performance specialising in Jazz Voice at Elder Conservatorium of Music and is excited to be a part of the ACPA Team.
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Erin has been heavily involved in musical theatre from a very young age. So much so that, Saint Peters Girls School awarded her a dramatic arts scholarship of which she was soon to become prefect and head chorister at the school, attaining an ATAR of 99. Erin was awarded merit in both her music and drama studies, winning the state theatre Company Award for excellence in Drama. Recently, she was selected to be a vocal mentor for the 2014 New York Jazz Symposium working alongside some of Americas finest jazz musicians and faculty members of the Julliard School of Performing Arts. Other recent achievements include receiving the Edit and Ern memorial award first place in Music Theatre vocals, receiving a scholarship to attend the New York Julliard Jazz Winter School and professional work such as Westfield productions, live children shows and the Fringe.
Erin has a great passion for educating, inspiring and encouraging students to explore their creativity in the area of vocal, music and performing. “I value every opportunity I have to instill confidence and teach music to a new generation and I believe 2015 will be a great year of development and positive change.
Music Theatre Director
Stephanie has competed in winning Adelaide and Melbourne Eisteddfods & completed ballet studies in Cecchetti & Borovansky syllabi -Tap CSTD Gold Cross.
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Born and raised in Adelaide, Stephanie studied dance at the Barbara Jayne Dance Centre and singing with Pauline Jamieson. She completed her ballet studies in both Cecchetti and Borovansky syllabi and received her CSTD Gold Cross in tap. Stephanie competed in Eisteddfods winning championships and aggregates in Melbourne and Adelaide. After completing her schooling, she continued her studies with The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts where she received a BA in Music Theatre. Upon graduation, Stephanie was awarded the Leslie Anderson award for Best showcase. She made her professional debut in Love Never Dies (RUC) the sequel to Phantom Of The Opera working under the direction of Andrew Lloyd Webber. She starred in A Chorus Line (TLP) as Maggie which toured both nationally and internationally. This went onto receive the Helpmann Award for Best Musical. She also starred alongside Geoffrey Rush and Magda Szubanski in A Funny Thing Happened Along the Way to the Forum (GFO) performing for Stephen Sondheim the composer of the show. Other credits include Anything Goes (WAAPA), Ragtime(WAAPA), Cabaret (WAAPA), The Producers (TPC), Pirates of Penzance (TPC) and Sweet Charity (HTC). TV credits include Mr & Mrs Murder and several televised live events.
Jason currently teaches private vocal lessons within the school and is always looking forward to individually working with his students to bring the very best.
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As a current student of voice at the Elder Conservatorium, music lives inside and around Jason every day. His passion for the performing arts began at an early age, when he took up piano lessons. Ever since, Jason has been performing as a pianist, singer and dancer in Adelaide.
With a strong enthusiasm for helping others and a keen ear, he began teaching in 2010. After completing his performance degree later this year, it is Jason's goal to follow with a postgraduate course in music education and continue to share his understanding and inspiration for performing with others.