Private Singing Lessons
Build confidence in a supportive and inclusive environment
Sing at CentreStage
Affordable singing lessons located in North Geelong.
1 hour class : $55
30 min class: $30
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 Jamie Long or Cate Dunstan 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!
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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
Jamie Long: Educator
Jamie Long has been dancing and singing for over 20 years being trained by some of the industry's finest. Jamie began her performing arts journey with Melbourne Dance eXchange (MDX). She trained in a range of styles as well as being a member of their Elite Training Team, performing for festivals and Starlight Foundation. This sparked her passion for becoming an all-rounded performer. She then continued her training at The Australian Conservatoire of Ballet refining her skills and focus in Contemporary and Ballet specifically Vaganova-Based Training. Jamie has performed for various events and in various spaces including the MCG, The Arts Centre, The Palace Theatre, and The National Theatre to name a few.
Jamie has also trained in musical theatre studying at the VCA in their Music Theatre Studio Course, 2015, and ShowFit, 2016. Her credits include Little Shop of Horrors (Crystal), Fame (Iris Kelly), and The Addams Family (Spanish Gypsy Ancestor). Her most notable roles include “Maria” in The Sound of Music to “Heather Chandler” in the Victorian Amateur Premiere of Heathers.
Her love for musical theatre and dance led her to choreograph and coach in the last 8 years. Jamie has choreographed a school competition piece, conducted a 180 girl choir on the stage of Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne (1st place) in 2015. She has also choreographed a few shows including Altona City Theatre’s sold-out season Alice in Wonderland: The Pantomime in 2016. Jamie has also been the O'Brien Icehouse Resident Acting Coach from 2018 - 2019 for their Grinch/Alice In Wonderland Shows and Wicked of Oz shows. She still works with skaters on performance techniques, character development, and is back this year working on their Christmas Show. Her most recent credit is working on "The Masked Singer" on Channel 10.
She has also worked for the Melbourne Academy of Performing Arts as a teacher of Music Theatre, Drama, and Voice and Created and founded the dance and character/acting for Ice classes at the O'Brien Icehouse. For the past 3 years, Jamie has worked as a resident teacher with CentreStage Performing Arts Academy (CPAA) in Geelong with Junior, Middle and Senior Students. She is currently also studying her Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) at the Australian Catholic University. She works with various schools, directing, vocal directing, and choreographing shows. She has also completed the Estill Level 1 and 2 Training course and has just recently become a qualified Vocal Health First Aider.
Jamie believes in creating and maintaining well-rounded performers with an in-depth knowledge of proper technique, musicality, physicality, stage presence, and especially vocal health.
Cate Dunstan: Educator
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. and their upcoming production of ANNIE 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), 42 ND STREET(2018), OKLAHOMA!(2016), EVITA(2015), 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.