Singing Teachers

What better place is there to learn to sing than right here at the venue named after the Dame herself?

A budding Katy Perry? The next Joan Sutherland? No matter the style, learn to sing with proper vocal technique, style and concert stage manner.

For voice, we offer private voice lessons in the following genres and styles:

  • Contemporary Voice
  • Classical Voice (Opera)
  • Musical Theatre
  • R&B (Rhythm and Blues)
  • Pop/Rock
Timothy Wells

Timothy Wells

Timothy started his professional career in the performing arts industry at the age of 8. Since completing a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama Performance), he has worked in all aspects of theatre including drama, singing, musical theatre and dialects. His true passion is in nurturing the creative and performing arts skills of others.

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  • BCA (Performance)
Yasmin Arkinstall

Yasmin Arkinstall

Yasmin is a soprano with a passion for classical, musical theatre and classical crossover music, having completed a Bachelor of Music (Vocal Performance) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2018.

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  • BMus
Michelle Foreman

Michelle Foreman

Michelle uses her international and local experience in Opera as a singer, director and choreographer to prepare students for both leisure and professional performance pursuits and to create joyous music.

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  • LMUS., BMus. Ed, Dip. Op
Rebecca Hilder

Rebecca Hilder

Rebecca Hilder is a highly trained teacher and performer, with over 20 years of teaching experience and over 30 years of performance experience in opera, musicals and concerts. She is a specialist in singing technique, applied to a broad range of singing styles, including pop, rock, alternative, contemporary, classical, and music theatre.

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  • BMus. Ed, Dip. Op
Lyn Phillips

Lyn Phillips

Lyn is a singing, piano and musicianship teacher who shares a birthday with Beethoven (minus a few years!)

She moved to the Blue Mountains in 2009 after many years on the NSW far north coast, having previously worked at the Clarence Valley Conservatorium (Grafton) and as a private teacher in Yamba.


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  • L. Mus. A., A. Mus. A., Perf Cert
Clare Richards

Clare Richards

Clare began her own musical education on the violin at The Joan in 1996 with teacher Natalie Forbes. As well as one on one tuition in both voice and violin, Clare works as the vocal director with the voices of Inspire Choir and River Valley Singers, and has been assisting in the re-development of choir, and vocal study at Penrith Selective High School.

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  • B.Mus