River Academy of Music
32nd Annual Showcase Concert
Saturday, 20th October, 2012
Luther College Chapel
As well as having been called a "virtuoso" herself on both the piano and vocals, Lady Shaula is a successful piano and singing coach who teaches in The Dandenong Ranges, on the outskirts of Melbourne.
Her students have gone on to work internationally in music theatre, jazz & opera. Recent successes include the coaching of Scott Newnham who was discovered on Australian Idol and went on to be in the Top 6.
For her students, Lady Shaula also provides recording facilities when she feels they are ready to partake and offers vocal guide tracks & backing tracks for sale.
As well as having the high qualifications and expertise to bring out the best in any client's voice and performance, Lady Shaula is also known for being extremely friendly and providing a safe space for students to explore their talents in piano, harp, voice, composition & theory.
Past students with professional careers in music include:
Simon Mavin (international jazz pianist)
Kellie Sulokowski (Australia's first 'Little Cosette')
Dana Gishen (singer/dancer)
Beth Williams (opera singer)
Scott Newnham (Australian Idol)
Amanda Wallington (Singing coach)
Nicole Brown (music theatre)
David Heynes (accompanist/singer)
Andrew Bencina (singer-songwriter)
Jeremy Maloney (singer-drummer)
Andrew Collyer (Baroque Tenor)
Lady Shaula has studied under Eda Schurmann OAM, Roy Shepherd (who studied with Debussy), Cavell Armstrong-Poli, Afro Poli, Bettine McCaughan OAM, Eugenie Teychenne & Jeanne Sorich.