Michelle Marie C.

Michelle Marie C.

Professional Singing Lessons by International performer

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Aural Skills Lessons

Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

For contemporary and classical students.

I will work proven techniques in augmenting your aural skills, especially to enhance your performance quality and success.

I used methods of "Progressive Repetition" to program your brain to learn to imitate what your hear and "Interval Training" to program your muscle memory to create more accurate singing.

We will do exercises in a strategic manner to grow these skills quickly and efficiently.

I work both live and zoom classes (I have been teaching online internationally for more 6 years).

Build up your confidence as I build you your aural skills.

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  • Female

  • Teaching since 2005

  • Teaches special needs

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  • Police check (Issued: 27/05/20)

  • Teaches students aged 15+

Italo-Australian soprano, artist Michelle Francis C., studied at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Australia, where she received her Degree in Voice and received the award for Best Voice. She continued operatic studies at the Australian National Accademy of Music (ANAM), the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Formazione, Italy, and Campus Opera, Gran Canaria.

Michelle has studied with prestigious teachers including Erik Halfvarson, Cristina Gallardo-Domas, Margaret Baker - Genovesi, Paolo Washington and Deborah Polaski.

Shortly after graduation, Michelle Marie performed the roles of Mimi, Giorgetta, and Anne Trulove with Melbourne City Opera and Opera Australia (OzOpera). She has won several awards, including four Acclaim Awards, which included singing the role of Madama Cortese, Il Viaggio a Reims, Rossini, for Florence Opera, Italy.

Since 2005 Michelle performed Le Donne di Giacomo Puccini, Australia, and roles in the Puccini Festival, in Torre del Lago, Italy. Other roles include Leonora, Il Trovatore, Tosca, Puccini and Santuzza, Cavalleria Rusticana, Mascagni which she has performed on several occasions with great success. Michelle has recorded a CD with the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra in the Czech Republic and has sung at the Opera de Oviedo 'Alredadorā€¯ concert of Massenet, and Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, (Mozart).

As a teacher she was the Head of the Voice Department in Carro De Baco Teatro, theatre academy training more than 150 students contemporary singing over 9 years. She raised us singers to become performers in their own right, including Esmeralda Colette soul singer who was a finalist in The Voice Spain 2016 and Soprano, Nuria Franco who has accomplished her career in opera on the world stages.

As a performer she has experience in TV and radio performance, stage and opera. She has developed skills to build confidence, stage presence and guidance in career advice.

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Student Feedback

Georgina W.

Excellent tuition! My Son has learnt and improved a lot in a short space of time.

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  • Singing
  • 14/10/21
  • Online

Helen L. (Student)

I have learnt online from Michelle Marie for almost 18 months and only had 2 face to face sessions during that time. She is very professional, and capable, and I am amazed at how she can hear all the nuances in my voice online. Our lessons are very effective and I enjoy not having to travel far to grow my skills.
During lessons we do technical work and repertoire (art song & opera). Occasionally I use an accompaniment track to support my performance. I really enjoy the intellectual stimulation of my lessons. Michelle is encouraging, focused and very knowledgeable about technique and performance at the highest levels. She gives direct, accurate and helpful feedback. I always achieve more than I thought I could by the end of each lesson. I highly recommend her as a voice teacher.

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  • Opera Voice
  • 03/09/21
  • Online