Learn to Sing
Learn to sing from international jazz and contemporary singer songwriter Jade Leonard, now in Melbourne having returned from a recent overseas tour!
Lessons in Essendon available
Private vocal lessons must be paid for in 10 lesson blocks. Fees must be paid at time of enrolment. Students will have a permanent lesson time each week for ten weeks. All ten lessons must be completed within ten weeks of the first class. Private vocal students may commence lessons at any time during the year.
Private vocal lesson students must bring to every lesson: bottle of water, display folder with sheet music, note book, pencil and eraser, 1GB (or larger) USB or blank CD, any other textbooks being studied.
All private vocal lessons will be recorded to provide every student with their own, personalised practice materials.
Jade’s additional classes:
Vocal Teacher Training
Classes cover all aspects of vocal teaching including technique, repertoire, piano accompaniment skills and supervised hands-on teaching experience.
Depending on each student’s goals and aspiration, lessons cater for:
- Adults and children
- Beginners and advanced
- Basic and advanced vocal technique
- Jazz, pop and musical theatre styles
- AMEB Singing for Leisure and Theory Exams
- VCE Contemporary Voice Exams
- Theory and aural tutoring (all instruments)
- Song writing and composition
- Audition and performance preparation
- Performance master classes
- Vocal improvisation
- Industry and career advice
- Self accompaniment on piano
- Eisteddfod and competition preparation
- Community performance opportunities
- Demo CD recording
Private Vocal Lessons
24 hour notice is required if a private vocal lesson is to be cancelled. Where 24 hours notice is given, the student will be offered an alternate time for that lesson. Where 24 hours notice is not given, the vocal lesson is forfeited.
Jade’s past and present students include:
Arowe – singer/songwriter: www.myspace.com/arowemusicoz
Charlotte Nicdao – star of recent TV show a gURLs wURLd: www.agurlswurld.com
Lauren Kucera – singer/songwriter and singing teacher: www.laurenkucera.com
Kayla Sims – Director of Music, Ave Maria College Essendon
Eadie graduated from MacRobertson High School in 2015, where she performed in many productions, including Miss Saigon in the role of Kim and The Addams Family in the role of Alice. She also wrote and performed in many student directed plays, as well as receiving a perfect score of 50 and a premiers award in her VCE drama studies. Late last year Eadie and I worked on audition preparation for musical theatre courses, and she was lucky enough to be offered a place at Federation Uni and at NIDA! Eadie accepted her offer to NIDA and is now living in Sydney and studying a diploma of musical theatre.