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Cezar has helped countless beginners and pro's achieve their own particular goals.
A highly reputable and skilled teacher covering all aspects of Piano and performance such as, technique, songwriting theory, improvisation and live performance.
Cezar has an extensive career history as:
Positions held include Pianist:
Melbourne’s finest 5 star venues as a resident Pianist/Vocalist/Entertainer -
Walter’s Wine Bar,
Eden on the Park Hotel,
The Melbourne Hilton
And internationally in 5 star venues including:
Hilton Osaka, Japan
Grand Hyatt Muscat, Oman
The Whitehouse - Queens, New York.
as well as many Cruise Lines including:
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
Princess Cruise Lines
Viking Cruise Lines
Uniworld River Cruises
Tauck River Cruises
Performed for Kerry Packer’s Birthday Party (Crown Casino Penthouse )
Performed for Tony Bennet during his tour in Australia
Chick Korea while performing at Hilton Osaka, Japan
Michael Jackson while performing at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Muscat, Oman
. Susie's teaching method works with helping students discover their own voice rather than moulding them into something they are not.
*Bachelor of Music with Honors – Melbourne University.
*Studied Classical Piano under Renowned Professor of Music Max Cooke.
*Studied Orchestration and Arrangement at Melbourne University.
*Studied Jazz Improvisation under Melbourne's very best:
Steve Sedergreen, Bob Sedergreen and Joe Chindamo.
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.
*Piano Teacher private tuition Melbourne,
*Gold Coast: 1994 to present- Piano lessons Gold Coast located in Ram's Music Building 5/10 Rothcote Court. Burleigh Heads.
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. -
About the lessons
Cezar is a patient, enthusiastic and passionate teacher who focuses on students' needs, with an emphasis on fun and enjoyment.
If you want to play for fun or to reach an advanced level, the lessons are geared to the needs of each student - Very flexible.
Beginner to Advanced.
All ages/ Specialist in teaching beginners & Professional musicians/Singers who are already public performers or Piano teachers seeking advanced methods or a different perspective to their own.
Contemporary singing, keyboard, piano and recorder
All styles including:
* Contemporary Top 40.
All the Classic Piano Singer/Songwriter’s including:
and many more.
-Music theatre and Jazz
-Pop & Rock
-Worship songs, Hillsong.
Songwriting, Performance, Recording.
Music Industry advice Including how to get Gigs (Local and international ) based on Cezar's extensive work history & experience in Australia.
WHAT WILL l LEARN?
Paris Rodger Scholarship for Piano at Melbourne University 1994
Winner of Channel 10’s New Faces competition and with his original song “Only You”.
Top 10 Finalist at the Australian Songwriters Association national song finals.
Cezar offers a limited amount of free trial lessons and has an opening next week if interested?
If you would like to proceed please forward your contact details so Cezar can call you to arrange a time or answer any further questions you may have.
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.
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. -
WHY CHOOSE CEZAR ?
Cezar's experience is diverse: - Teacher,
Premium Piano 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.
"Don't feel intimidated by Cezar's extensive work history and the depth of his Musical knowledge as l did at first. He has just as much fun and banter playing/singing and teaching "Brown eyed girl" and other great classics as he does the more advanced Piano pieces. "
The guy is AMAZING! He can take you in any direction you wish to go".
Cezar is as good a listener as he is a talker and above all, a great Teacher and mentor. A refreshing change for me".
"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.
"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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