Michelle graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Her experience as a professional opera singer in Australia, the UK and the USA, have informed her approach in preparing others to pursue their musical dreams. She has been teaching for 20 years. Michelle balances discipline and technical clarity with laughter and prioritises vocal health for her students.
Beginners through to professional performers are welcome as Michelle tailors lessons individually to suit the goals of each student. Optional AMEB exam studies are offered from Preliminary to the AMUS and LMUS Diplomas, with her students attaining Honours results on average. Audition, competition and stagecraft skills are also offered.
Michelle’s students have been cast with Opera Australia productions, been employed for performances on cruise ships, for recording studio sessions and have appeared on television’s The Voice. Michelle’s HSC music candidates are regularly accepted into the Conservatorium of Music (Sydney) and ED5 International.