My education has included international training in classical voice and singing pedagogie as well as degree studies in theatre and cultural policy.

Singing Pedagogy

Teaching Qualifications

  • Trinity College, London; Licentiate Singing Teaching Diploma (LTCL) 1990 -1991
  • Associated Board der Royal School of Music, Certificate of Teaching (Singing)1999 –2000

Assistant to leading voice teachers

  • Assistant to Noelle Barker, ‘Le Centre de la Voix Foundation Royaumont.’ 1990
  • Ecoles d’Art Americaines Conservatoire de Musique Palais, Fontainbleau. [1985]
  • Assistant to Noemie Perugia , L’Atelier D’Art Lyrique, Paris. 1984-1985

Lichtenberger Institut für angewandete Stimmphysiologie. Germany 2013 – 2014

  • Introduction to the Lichtenberger Methode
  • 4 Seminars : Sound /Klang , Senses /Sinne, Larynx / Kehlkopf and Practicing / Üben

Vocal Teachers and Coaches
Sydney – Maree Ryan, Gordon Kember, Roland Peelman, Anthony Legge, Simone Young
Paris – Dominique Modesti, Noemi Perugia, Irene Joachim, Hughes Cuenod
London – Noelle Barker, David Harper, Tuan Siew Loh, Paul Hamburger, Linda Ang.

Theatre Studies

  • Dartington International Summer School. ROH, Garden Venture, 1992
  • Music Theatre Performing and writing for contemporary music theatre Composition
  • Theatre studies, University College London, European Studies degree 1993 -1995
  • Utrecht University: Internationalisation of theatre in the Netherlands, Avantgarde theatre 1970s
  • New Theatre Sydney, Foundation acting 1977

Degree Studies
2010 – 2013 Graduate Diploma TESOL University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia
2004 – 2006 MA European Cultural Planning, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.
1993 – 1997 BA (Hons.) Modern European Studies, University College London, UK.
1981 – 1982 Sorbonne University, Paris; French Language & ‘French Civilisation’ diploma course
1978 – 1980 Sydney University; German, & Italian