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 SUSIE McCANN

 SUSIE McCANN

VOCAL & PIANO TUITION

Susie has helped countless beginners and pro's achieve their own particular goals.

 

A highly reputable and skilled teacher covering all aspects of vocals and performance such as, technique, songwriting theory, improvisation and live performance.

 

Susie has an extensive career history as:

-Singing, Piano and Bass clarinet teacher. 

-International performer and a voice over artist.

 

Positions held include  Vocalist/Pianist: Raise your Glass Pink Tribute, At the Hop - A tribute to Grease & the 1950's - Royal Caribbean Cruises "BRAVO Cruise of the Performing Arts" The Pacific Belles - Mabel, 1940's trio, . Susie's teaching method works with  helping students discover their own voice rather than moulding them into something they are not. 

BACKGROUND

Susie graduated from Central QLD Conservatorium of Music : B. of Music Theatre in 2001

 

Susie has over 15 years experience  as a vocalist, musical director, vocal coach and accompanist.

Susie's was teaching contemporary voice and piano at Shelford Girls’ Grammar and Kilvington Grammar School, both in Melbourne.

Susie's students have successfully undergone exams through AMEB and the Australian Guild of Music Studies, as well as performances in local and interstate Eisteddfods.

 

Students and their parents often comment on Susie's teaching work ethic, of working professionally while putting students at ease in the lesson.

 

Susie gets along with students and communicate well.

A well organised, self-motivated, teacher with over 15 years teaching and performance experience.

Recently relocating to the Gold Coast after 7 years in the Melbourne music scene, Susie, is an accomplished actor, singer and voice over artist. She holds a Bachelor of Music Theatre.

 

Susie has sung lead and backing vocals in tribute bands - "Funhouse - P!nk tribute",

 

- "To Hell & Back - Meatloaf tribute"

 

-"At the Hop - Grease tribute".

 

- She has sung on Royal Caribbean Cruises with "The Pacific Belles”-Australia’s hottest 1940's inspired trio.

 

Susie also produced her own self devised cabaret show "Bogan Bombshell - Janeen from Clarinda". She can also be seen on TV commercials and print media. 


Susie's extensive live performance career has culminated in a wealth of experience and insights into the real world of music and performance that is a huge bonus for her students. A highly effective teacher that gets results.

If you play an instrument, it makes you a better singer. The more you play, the better you sing, the more you sing, the better you play. -

 

Amy Winehouse

VOCAL LESSONS

Contemporary singing, keyboard, piano and recorder

ABILITY LEVELS

Beginner to Advanced.

STYLES/TECHNIQUES
Styles covered are :

 

-Contemporary

-Music theatre and Jazz

-Pop & Rock

-Classical 

-Worship songs, Hillsong.

 

EXTRAS

Songwriting, Performance, Recording.

WHAT  WILL l LEARN?

Just some of the things you will learn are:

 

How to go through several octaves without        damaging your vocal cords.

 

How the voice works.

 

How to use vocal exercises without tension.

 

About the head voice and chest voice and how to combine them  seamlessly.

     

How to inject emotion into your vocals.

   

Microphone technique.

Stage Performance and presentation. 

" it's all about having your needs met! "

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU

"l only want to learn the songs l like"

"l already play a musical instrument but want to learn how to sing or improve my singing"

'

l write lyrics and would like to learn about songwriting theory"

 

"l already sing but would love to learn how to sing harmonies so l can sing with other musicians and friends"

 

"l can sing or l feel l have a bit of a voice and would like to boost my confidence to sing in front of people"

 

"l have had singing lessons in the past but had problems singing in time"

 

"l really want to increase my vocal range and power"

 

"l don't want to be bothered with theory and scales l just want to sing for fun without any pressure".

Be brave and fearless to know that even if you do make a wrong decision, you’re making it for a good reason. -

Adele

WHY CHOOSE SUSIE?

​​Susies's  experience is diverse: - Teacher,

-Live Performer

-Recording  Musician

-Actor & Voiceover artist

 

​Reasonable rates.

Premium singing lessons 100% customised to your taste.

​Convenient location and parking.

Dedicated Sound proofed and Air conditioned studios.

Registered Blue Card holder.

" There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be ."

- John Lennon.

"Susie/Ms McCanns guidance, knowledge of several singing styles and aspects of performance along with her ongoing support, has shaped me into a confident versatile performer and greatly contributed to my success in the music and performance industry".
 

Maddie P - ex student.

TESTIMONIALS

"I had the pleasure to have Susie as a teacher for many years and I can honestly say that her influence on me as a teacher has helped define the musician that I am today.

Susie was always full of support and guidance and helped me through many challenges as a young music student and her teaching helped me mature into a confident and self expressive performer".

"My time with Susie is something that is ever so clearly reflected within my growth and journey as a young music student".

 

Paige - ex student

"Susie McCann is a quadruple threat. She sings, accompanies, acts, dances, choreographs, directs and all with such engaging enthusiasm that her students can’t wait for the next lesson. Our Senior Acapella Singers, under the direction of Susie McCann, have consistently moved through to the grand finals of the National A Cappella Awards run by AUSACA. She is a highly capable, dynamic teacher".

 

Greg Mason, Head of Junior Music, Shelford Girl’s Grammar.

 

 

"Susie McCann is a highly regarded vocal professional who teaches with clarity of instruction and high expectation of student outcomes. Susie has the ability to recognise the individual talent and aspects of each voice and adapt her teaching accordingly. I unreservedly recommend her vocal teaching"

 

Jean McQuarrie, Head of Senior Music, Shelford Girl's Grammar.

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