Do you struggle with a weak breathy voice with poor projection? Strain or yell while singing higher notes? Or feel as though you need to sing with two separate voices when you sing songs?
Portia’s goal as a teacher is to help you sing in a free and natural manner. With no breaks or sudden changes in quality from the bottom of your range to the very top.
Now offering singing lessons for beginners to intermediate of all ages – online or in-person. Lessons are designed to follow your interest or goals, helping you achieve great results at your own pace! Specialising in contemporary singing, Portia will help you learn your favourite songs, through a focus on technique, confidence, expression, creativity and tone.
Why train in the IVA technique?
– Build healthy singing habits that will help your voice last
– Based on latest vocal science
– Improve range, stamina and control
– Access to all dynamics, flexibility and clarity
– Suits all singing styles
Half Hour – $30
45 minutes – $40
One Hour – $55
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‘Portia is a wonderful, kind and supportive vocal coach. At the start of my lessons with her, Portia helped me to develop goals that she would structure the lessons around. Portia is an excellent communicator and is a very encouraging teacher. I would recommend Portia to anyone!’ – Lauren
‘Portia was a great vocal coach! The lesson I received really helped to improve the way I was using my voice. If I could not achieve certain sounds, Portia was able to pin point the problem, as well, simply explain and demonstrate possible vocal techniques I could use to improve.Overall, Portia was kind and encouraging, would recommend.’ – Kate
‘I’ve had really great experience with Portia’s singing lessons. She was able to identify the problems in my vocals I’ve never noticed and corrected them with the right practices.’ – Janice
‘Very good teacher! Portia was so patient with me the whole time. If you’re a beginner looking for a singing teacher then hit her up right now! She is such a friendly and positive person. Thanks so much.’ – Bethany
Portia is a contemporary vocalist and a singing teacher. She has sung in choirs, singing competitions and has performed at various events, including weddings and private functions.
Portia’s training began in classical voice (AMEB) and has since progressed to contemporary styles of singing. She is a member and student-teacher at the Institute for Vocal Advancement (IVA) where she receives training and mentoring from master vocal coaches. In addition to voice, Portia also holds a Diploma in Piano Performance (ATCL).
Portia is passionate about helping singers express themselves authentically and confidently through their voice. She is a patient, attentive teacher that makes all her students feel at ease with her enthusiasm for teaching. Portia loves dedicating her time to developing her skills and qualifications so she can help her students find joy and freedom in their singing!