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Private Vocal Lessons

We're committed to offering affordable vocal lessons in the North of Geelong. 

We are passionate about providing affordable access to education. We are able to do that by continually expanding and offsetting costs across multiple projects. That's how we keep our prices so low. 

Training at CentreStage will allow you to sing confidently and clearly anywhere in your range, singing through the different areas of the voice, with all your words clearly understood.

Our vocal coaches have years of experience in a range of areas, from live band performance to recording in a studio to musical theatre.

 

Learn vocal techniques, strengthen your voice, improve your range, prepare for a performance - whatever your voice goals are, we can help you reach them!

Voice development sessions are perfect for building confidence, finding your style and sound, and perfecting techniques that make you a better vocalist and artist.

Private vocal lessons with either Cate, Josh, Sally-Anne, Eleanor, Rose, or Leticia provide training with a focus on the intricacies of your individual singing voice. Benefits being more voice elasticity, stamina, strength and ability.

We understand that committing to a weekly class can be daunting. That's why in January 2022, we will be launching a new booking system to book private vocal lessons. Book one session, a regular session (weekly, fortnightly, monthly) or book on a whim.. CentreStage will have your back!

30 Minutes = $32.50

60 Minutes = $60.00

 

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  • Develop a Solid Singing Technique

  • Increase your Self Confidence

  • Increase your Vocal Range

  • Strengthen your Voice

  • Develop endurance; a voice that lasts night after night

  • Improve your Pitch and Tone

  • Sing with a Connected Voice; consistency of tone with no apparent breaks

  • Move from low to high voice without straining, cracking or going breathy

  • Expand your unique sound

How to book

  • Step 1:Click here (external) and register a new "Dance Studio Pro" account. If you already have an account, skip to Step 3

  • Step 2: Set up your child within Dance Studio Pro

  • Step 3: Click Private Tuition/Classes (Instruction Video below)​

  • Step 4: Book relevant session/date/teacher

  • Shortly after registering, our team will reach out to you to onboard you and get you ready for your first class. If you have any difficulties, contact cpaa@centrestage.org.au or phone 52271775

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Cate Dunstan: Thursday Evenings

Cate is a Melbourne based classical singer, and is finalising her Bachelor of Music, specialising in classical voice at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (The University of Melbourne). Throughout her degree, she has studied voice with Jocelyn Hickey, and has enjoyed coachings with Dimity Shepherd, Stephen Grant, Anna Connolly, Linda Barcan, Andrea Katz, Madeline Cain Ybarzabal, and Tania Grant.


Cate has held a teaching with Centrestage Performing Arts Academy (CPAA) as a vocal teacher since 2020, teaching the “Middles” aged group classes, and co-directing the productions of ELF JR., THE LITTLE MERMAID JR., ANNIE JR. and their upcoming production of SHREK JR.


She has grown up around musical theatre, having taken part in various productions in Geelong and Melbourne starting at age 12. Highlights include; Somewhere Soloist in WEST SIDE STORY (Centrestage, 2020), Rapunzel in RAPUNZEL THE PANTO (MediMime, 2019), and Kate in PIRATES OF PENZANCE (Sacred Heart College Geelong, 2017). Cate has also appeared in ensemble positions with Centrestage in THE SOUND OF MUSIC (2019), CINDERELLA (2019), 42ND STREET (2018), OKLAHOMA! (2016), EVITA (2015) and ZOMBIE PROM (2013).

Cate has completed many AMEB exams, including Grades 2-5 Classical Piano, Preliminary-Grade 4 Singing for Leisure, and Grades 4-6 Classical Voice.

Our Singing Educators

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Leticia Bayliss: Tuesday Evenings

Leticia is a vocal coach and active performer based in the western suburbs of Melbourne. Leticia holds an Advanced Diploma in Music Industry majoring in performance and composition. Since completing her studies, Leticia has been teaching vocals, music theory, songwriting, drama and beginner piano in multiple schools across Victoria. She has completed various exams with ANZCA and is now completing her final exams with AMEB.

 

Leticia gigs regularly around Geelong, the Bellarine and Melbourne. Accompanying herself on piano and guitar, Leticia performs a combination of covers and originals using the stage name Leticia Rosemary. Leticia is also an avid member of the Geelong musical theatre community. She has performed in various productions including but not limited to Les Miserables (CentreStage), Little Shop of Horrors (CentreStage), Godspell (GSDOA Inc.), If/Then (Theatre of the Damned) and in 2021 she starred as Daisy Hilton in Sideshow (Theatre of the Damned).

 

Leticia is passionate about all things voice and the benefits of vocal training. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Speech Pathology, with hopes of evolving her passion into a career where she can help people with learning and speech difficulties. Leticia is grateful that she can build on her skills and looks forward to one day providing care influenced by her rich musical background.

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Eleanor Parry: Wednesday Evenings

Eleanor is a contemporary-trained vocalist based in Geelong. She has over 15 years of training as a vocalist and musician and has extensive performance experience including performing as a principal artist in the Victorian State School Spectacular. Performing with artists such as Sunshine and the Disco Faith Choir, performing in America at Disneyland, Hollywood Studios and Hollywood Boulevard. Performing as the support act for Ross Wilson’s Cool World tour opening for King Canyon, The Badloves, and Ross Wilson and the Peaceniks. Eleanor also performs in cabaret bands, trio bands and solo music for corporate/wedding events.

Eleanor holds a Bachelor of Music (Honours) specialising in contemporary voice and is currently finalising her Master of Teaching (secondary classroom music teaching) at Monash University. Eleanor feels incredibly fortunate to have such a supportive family and credits them for instilling her with the passion for music. Once completing her studies Eleanor’s goal is to make music education more accessible for all. Eleanor is so excited to bring her passion for music to Centre Stage and cannot wait to help more students find their voice and their story.

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Jesse Simpson : Tuesday and Thursday Evenings

A graduate from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Jesse’s recent professional credits include FROZEN THE MUSICAL (Disney Theatrical) and SWAN LAKE (The Australian Ballet). Some of his WAAPA credits include: The Baker in INTO THE WOODS, Dance Captain/Bobby understudy in CRAZY FOR YOU, Victor in CABARET and Nathan Starkey in STRICTLY BALLROOM. Jesse’s most recent stage appearance was in the leading role of Scott Hastings in STRICTLY BALLROOM (Footlight Productions). Television appearances include: Neighbours, Glitch, Wentworth and Jack Irish. Jesse is a multiple Australian and New Zealand Ballroom and Latin champion. Partnering his sister, Ali, he represented Australia at the British Championships twice. Prior to his formal theatre training, Jesse graduated with a Bachelor of Medical Imaging (Distinction) at Deakin University in 2018. 

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